Unemployment Rate by Country

Country Name 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
South Africa 26.92% 27.07% 26.55% 25.16% 24.90%
West Bank And Gaza 26.26% 25.68% 23.94% 23.01% 20.53%
Lesotho 23.97% 24.13% 24.30% 24.39% 24.47%
Eswatini 22.36% 22.54% 22.72% 23.46% 24.19%
St. Lucia 20.88% 21.07% 21.26% 24.09% 23.12%
North Macedonia 20.74% 22.38% 23.72% 26.07% 28.03%
Namibia 19.88% 21.57% 23.35% 20.88% 18.52%
Gabon 19.81% 19.98% 20.16% 20.26% 20.34%
Greece 19.29% 21.49% 23.54% 24.90% 26.49%
St. Vincent And The Grenadines 18.88% 19.05% 19.22% 19.32% 19.39%
Libya 18.47% 18.63% 18.79% 18.88% 18.96%
Bosnia 18.40% 20.53% 25.41% 27.69% 27.52%
Armenia 17.50% 17.71% 17.62% 18.26% 17.50%
Botswana 17.35% 17.51% 17.66% 17.75% 17.82%
Sudan 16.90% 17.06% 17.22% 17.32% 17.39%
Tunisia 15.46% 15.38% 15.51% 15.22% 15.06%
Spain 15.26% 17.22% 19.64% 22.06% 24.44%
Montenegro 15.18% 16.07% 17.72% 17.54% 18.00%
Jordan 14.96% 15.12% 15.28% 13.08% 11.90%
Georgia 13.79% 13.94% 16.60% 16.51% 17.44%
Haiti 13.59% 13.74% 13.88% 13.97% 14.03%
Sao Tome And Principe 13.15% 13.27% 13.40% 13.47% 13.53%
Yemen 13.00% 13.15% 13.31% 13.40% 13.47%
Iraq 12.86% 13.02% 10.82% 10.71% 10.59%
New Caledonia 12.85% 13.25% 13.68% 14.13% 14.59%
Serbia 12.73% 13.48% 15.26% 17.66% 19.22%
Albania 12.34% 13.75% 15.22% 17.08% 17.49%
Brazil 12.33% 12.82% 11.60% 8.43% 6.66%
French Polynesia 12.31% 12.77% 13.26% 13.75% 14.29%
South Sudan 12.23% 12.36% 12.50% 12.58% 12.64%
Cabo Verde 12.17% 12.24% 12.11% 11.91% 11.70%
Iran 12.04% 12.10% 12.43% 11.06% 10.57%
Guyana 11.91% 12.04% 12.06% 12.00% 11.94%
Algeria 11.88% 12.00% 10.20% 11.21% 10.21%
Egypt 11.59% 11.74% 12.41% 13.05% 13.11%
Zambia 11.50% 11.63% 10.88% 10.11% 9.34%
Somalia 11.28% 11.41% 11.55% 11.62% 11.69%
Tajikistan 11.13% 11.27% 11.42% 11.50% 11.57%
Afghanistan 11.06% 11.18% 11.31% 11.39% 11.45%
Turkey 10.89% 10.82% 10.84% 10.24% 9.88%
Italy 10.61% 11.21% 11.69% 11.90% 12.68%
Djibouti 10.26% 10.38% 10.51% 10.58% 10.64%
Bahamas 10.00% 9.80% 12.70% 12.00% 13.80%
Congo, Rep. 9.67% 9.76% 9.86% 9.91% 9.96%
Costa Rica 9.63% 8.14% 8.60% 9.00% 9.06%
Mauritania 9.46% 9.58% 9.69% 9.76% 9.81%
Barbados 9.39% 9.76% 9.72% 11.35% 12.17%
Argentina 9.22% 8.35% 7.98% 7.75% 7.27%
Puerto Rico 9.20% 10.80% 11.80% 12.00% 13.90%
Colombia 9.11% 8.87% 8.69% 8.30% 8.57%
Jamaica 9.10% 11.63% 13.19% 13.51% 13.74%
Morocco 9.08% 9.19% 9.30% 9.46% 9.70%
France 9.06% 9.40% 10.06% 10.36% 10.29%
Gambia 9.03% 9.14% 9.25% 9.31% 9.37%
Brunei 8.86% 9.32% 8.71% 7.91% 6.97%
Ukraine 8.80% 9.51% 9.35% 9.14% 9.27%
Croatia 8.43% 11.21% 13.10% 16.18% 17.29%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 8.40% 8.75% 9.17% 9.53% 9.91%
Cyprus 8.37% 11.05% 12.95% 14.91% 16.09%
Uruguay 8.34% 7.89% 7.84% 7.49% 6.55%
Samoa 8.31% 8.44% 8.58% 8.66% 8.72%
Syrian Arab Republic 8.26% 8.36% 8.47% 8.53% 8.58%
Nigeria 8.24% 8.39% 7.06% 4.31% 4.56%
Latvia 7.41% 8.72% 9.64% 9.87% 10.85%
Channel Islands 7.41% 7.62% 7.86% 8.08% 8.29%
Finland 7.36% 8.64% 8.82% 9.38% 8.66%
Chile 7.23% 6.96% 6.74% 6.51% 6.67%
Venezuela 7.22% 7.30% 7.39% 7.44% 7.48%
Mali 7.11% 7.33% 7.55% 7.73% 6.38%
Angola 7.02% 7.12% 7.22% 7.28% 7.33%
Suriname 6.99% 7.08% 7.17% 7.22% 6.94%
Portugal 6.99% 8.87% 11.07% 12.44% 13.89%
Mauritius 6.66% 6.75% 6.81% 7.41% 7.47%
Slovak Republic 6.54% 8.13% 9.67% 11.48% 13.18%
Senegal 6.53% 6.62% 6.71% 6.76% 7.61%
Belize 6.51% 6.60% 7.00% 7.58% 8.24%
Equatorial Guinea 6.38% 6.48% 6.59% 6.64% 6.69%
Sweden 6.35% 6.72% 6.99% 7.43% 7.95%
Mongolia 6.25% 6.36% 7.24% 4.86% 4.80%
Lithuania 6.15% 7.07% 7.86% 9.12% 10.70%
Lebanon 6.14% 6.23% 6.31% 6.36% 6.40%
Burkina Faso 6.09% 6.22% 6.34% 6.42% 6.48%
Saudi Arabia 6.04% 5.89% 5.65% 5.59% 5.72%
Kyrgyz Republic 5.96% 6.89% 7.21% 7.56% 8.05%
Belgium 5.95% 7.09% 7.83% 8.48% 8.52%
Maldives 5.85% 5.98% 6.12% 5.67% 5.21%
Canada 5.83% 6.34% 7.00% 6.91% 6.91%
Ireland 5.74% 6.71% 8.37% 9.91% 11.86%
Dominican Republic 5.74% 5.83% 7.28% 7.61% 6.72%
Uzbekistan 5.74% 5.83% 5.16% 5.15% 5.09%
Honduras 5.65% 5.53% 6.73% 6.15% 5.49%
Malawi 5.62% 5.71% 5.80% 5.85% 5.89%
Luxembourg 5.59% 5.52% 6.29% 6.67% 5.85%
Estonia 5.37% 5.76% 6.76% 6.19% 7.35%
India 5.33% 5.42% 5.51% 5.57% 5.61%
Australia 5.30% 5.59% 5.71% 6.05% 6.08%
Bulgaria 5.21% 6.16% 7.58% 9.14% 11.42%
Nicaragua 5.20% 3.30% 3.90% 4.70% 4.52%
Slovenia 5.11% 6.56% 8.00% 8.96% 9.67%
Eritrea 5.10% 5.19% 5.29% 5.34% 5.38%
Zimbabwe 5.09% 5.17% 5.25% 5.30% 5.34%
Denmark 4.98% 5.74% 6.18% 6.17% 6.59%
Guam 4.93% 5.15% 5.40% 6.90% 7.60%
Azerbaijan 4.90% 5.00% 5.00% 4.96% 4.91%
Austria 4.85% 5.50% 6.01% 5.72% 5.62%
Russia 4.85% 5.21% 5.56% 5.57% 5.16%
Kazakhstan 4.83% 4.90% 4.96% 4.93% 5.06%
Belarus 4.76% 5.65% 5.84% 5.91% 5.98%
Switzerland 4.71% 4.80% 4.92% 4.80% 4.83%
Paraguay 4.53% 4.62% 5.26% 4.56% 5.03%
Indonesia 4.51% 4.19% 4.30% 4.51% 4.05%
Timor-Leste 4.48% 4.57% 4.66% 4.45% 4.23%
Sierra Leone 4.42% 4.50% 4.59% 4.64% 4.68%
Vanuatu 4.37% 4.44% 4.52% 4.57% 4.60%
Comoros 4.30% 4.38% 4.45% 4.49% 4.53%
New Zealand 4.30% 4.70% 5.10% 5.37% 5.75%
Bangladesh 4.28% 4.37% 4.35% 4.38% 4.40%
China 4.28% 4.44% 4.54% 4.63% 4.61%
Guinea 4.25% 4.32% 4.39% 4.43% 4.47%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 4.19% 4.27% 4.36% 4.41% 4.45%
Romania 4.19% 4.93% 5.90% 6.81% 6.80%
Fiji 4.16% 4.24% 4.32% 4.36% 4.40%
Ghana 4.16% 4.22% 5.45% 6.81% 6.53%
Sri Lanka 4.12% 4.18% 4.24% 4.52% 4.19%
Pakistan 4.08% 3.95% 3.79% 3.57% 1.83%
Singapore 4.02% 4.20% 4.08% 3.79% 3.74%
El Salvador 4.01% 4.39% 4.42% 4.00% 4.15%
Israel 4.00% 4.22% 4.80% 5.25% 5.89%
United Kingdom 4.00% 4.34% 4.81% 5.30% 6.11%
United States 3.90% 4.36% 4.87% 5.28% 6.17%
Panama 3.89% 3.90% 3.32% 3.00% 2.72%
South Korea 3.85% 3.70% 3.70% 3.60% 3.50%
Poland 3.85% 4.89% 6.16% 7.50% 8.99%
Netherlands 3.83% 4.84% 6.01% 6.87% 7.42%
Norway 3.80% 4.16% 4.68% 4.30% 3.48%
Turkmenistan 3.80% 3.86% 3.92% 3.95% 3.98%
Malta 3.72% 4.00% 4.69% 5.38% 5.73%
Hungary 3.71% 4.16% 5.12% 6.81% 7.73%
Central African Republic 3.66% 3.74% 3.82% 3.86% 3.90%
Bolivia 3.53% 3.67% 3.53% 3.07% 2.01%
Ecuador 3.53% 3.84% 4.60% 3.62% 3.48%
Peru 3.39% 3.46% 3.54% 3.00% 2.96%
Germany 3.38% 3.75% 4.12% 4.62% 4.98%
Cameroon 3.36% 3.41% 3.47% 3.51% 3.53%
Malaysia 3.35% 3.41% 3.44% 3.10% 2.88%
Mexico 3.28% 3.42% 3.86% 4.31% 4.81%
Mozambique 3.24% 3.31% 3.38% 3.43% 3.42%
Moldova 2.98% 4.10% 4.19% 3.69% 3.86%
Liberia 2.93% 3.00% 3.08% 2.08% 2.13%
Hong Kong 2.90% 3.09% 3.39% 3.32% 3.30%
Oman 2.86% 3.02% 3.27% 3.63% 3.90%
North Korea 2.71% 2.78% 2.85% 2.89% 2.92%
Iceland 2.70% 2.74% 2.98% 3.98% 4.90%
Kenya 2.64% 2.70% 2.76% 2.79% 2.82%
Trinidad And Tobago 2.50% 2.71% 2.97% 2.21% 2.22%
Guinea-Bissau 2.44% 2.50% 2.57% 2.60% 2.64%
Papua New Guinea 2.42% 2.48% 2.54% 2.57% 2.60%
Guatemala 2.40% 2.46% 2.58% 2.51% 2.72%
Japan 2.40% 2.80% 3.10% 3.40% 3.60%
Benin 2.39% 2.46% 2.54% 2.58% 2.62%
Philippines 2.34% 2.55% 2.71% 3.07% 3.60%
Bhutan 2.30% 2.36% 2.42% 2.45% 2.63%
Czech Republic 2.24% 2.89% 3.95% 5.05% 6.11%
UAE 2.23% 2.46% 1.64% 1.91% 2.21%
Togo 2.08% 2.13% 2.18% 2.20% 2.16%
Kuwait 2.08% 1.80% 2.16% 2.20% 2.90%
Ethiopia 2.08% 2.12% 2.17% 2.20% 2.22%
Vietnam 1.99% 2.05% 2.08% 2.13% 1.87%
Tanzania 1.99% 2.03% 2.08% 2.10% 2.13%
Macao 1.97% 2.00% 1.90% 1.81% 1.70%
Chad 1.84% 1.85% 1.86% 1.83% 1.80%
Uganda 1.75% 1.79% 1.83% 1.86% 1.88%
Cuba 1.70% 1.70% 2.00% 2.40% 2.70%
Madagascar 1.69% 1.73% 1.76% 1.79% 1.33%
Myanmar 1.49% 1.55% 1.14% 0.77% 0.78%
Burundi 1.45% 1.49% 1.53% 1.55% 1.57%
Nepal 1.35% 1.40% 1.45% 1.48% 1.50%
Tonga 1.05% 1.08% 1.11% 1.13% 1.14%
Rwanda 1.02% 1.06% 1.11% 1.14% 1.17%
Thailand 0.77% 0.83% 0.69% 0.60% 0.58%
Cambodia 0.65% 0.68% 0.72% 0.39% 0.69%
Bahrain 0.65% 0.70% 0.92% 1.13% 1.17%
Lao PDR 0.64% 0.66% 0.68% 0.69% 0.70%
Solomon Islands 0.62% 0.64% 0.66% 0.67% 0.68%
Niger 0.47% 0.49% 0.51% 0.52% 0.52%
Qatar 0.11% 0.14% 0.15% 0.17% 0.20%