Unemployment Rate by Country

Country Name 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
West Bank And Gaza 30.18% 27.44% 26.89% 25.82% 26.95%
South Africa 26.96% 27.33% 26.55% 25.16% 24.90%
Lesotho 23.60% 23.61% 24.17% 24.30% 24.33%
Namibia 23.10% 23.09% 23.35% 20.83% 18.52%
Eswatini 22.48% 22.34% 22.72% 23.64% 24.50%
North Macedonia 21.55% 22.38% 23.72% 26.07% 28.03%
St. Lucia 20.87% 20.79% 21.26% 24.09% 23.18%
Bosnia 20.84% 20.47% 25.41% 27.65% 27.52%
St. Vincent And The Grenadines 19.76% 19.73% 20.07% 20.20% 19.69%
Gabon 19.49% 19.37% 19.63% 19.99% 19.92%
Greece 19.21% 21.49% 23.54% 24.90% 26.49%
Botswana 17.94% 17.63% 17.95% 17.96% 18.22%
Armenia 17.71% 17.83% 17.62% 18.26% 17.50%
Libya 17.29% 17.12% 16.24% 16.10% 17.13%
Spain 15.49% 17.22% 19.64% 22.06% 24.44%
Tunisia 15.48% 15.38% 15.51% 15.22% 15.06%
Montenegro 15.46% 16.07% 17.72% 17.54% 18.00%
Jordan 15.03% 14.88% 15.28% 13.08% 11.90%
Georgia 14.11% 13.93% 13.97% 14.08% 14.62%
Somalia 13.96% 13.91% 14.26% 14.41% 14.47%
Albania 13.90% 13.75% 15.22% 17.08% 17.49%
New Caledonia 13.62% 13.80% 14.08% 14.33% 14.59%
Haiti 13.53% 13.41% 13.65% 13.72% 13.92%
Serbia 13.51% 13.48% 15.26% 17.92% 19.22%
Sao Tome And Principe 13.32% 13.14% 13.57% 13.61% 13.89%
Yemen 12.93% 13.18% 13.52% 14.02% 13.47%
Sudan 12.88% 12.77% 13.01% 13.16% 13.21%
South Sudan 12.70% 12.64% 12.58% 12.84% 12.44%
Brazil 12.54% 12.83% 11.61% 8.44% 6.67%
Cabo Verde 12.28% 12.24% 12.31% 12.11% 11.99%
Guyana 12.15% 12.12% 12.34% 12.55% 12.37%
Algeria 12.15% 12.00% 10.20% 11.21% 10.21%
French Polynesia 12.02% 12.10% 12.41% 12.69% 12.99%
Iran 12.00% 12.10% 12.43% 11.06% 10.57%
Bahamas 11.85% 12.38% 12.70% 12.00% 13.80%
Puerto Rico 11.44% 10.80% 11.80% 12.00% 13.90%
Egypt 11.44% 11.77% 12.41% 13.05% 13.11%
Djibouti 11.12% 11.16% 11.05% 11.09% 11.75%
Tajikistan 10.92% 10.74% 10.99% 11.35% 11.65%
Turkey 10.90% 10.82% 10.84% 10.24% 9.88%
Congo, Rep. 10.38% 10.16% 9.71% 9.76% 9.58%
Mauritania 10.31% 10.28% 10.38% 10.79% 10.21%
Italy 10.21% 11.21% 11.69% 11.90% 12.68%
Mali 9.57% 9.44% 9.73% 7.73% 6.38%
Barbados 9.57% 9.49% 9.72% 11.35% 12.17%
Argentina 9.48% 8.35% 8.02% 7.64% 7.27%
Jamaica 9.45% 11.66% 13.19% 13.51% 13.74%
Ukraine 9.38% 9.51% 9.35% 9.14% 9.27%
Belize 9.37% 9.00% 7.91% 9.97% 11.57%
Kenya 9.31% 9.29% 9.63% 9.68% 9.59%
Brunei 9.22% 9.32% 8.56% 7.76% 6.97%
France 9.18% 9.40% 10.06% 10.36% 10.29%
Equatorial Guinea 9.16% 9.16% 9.28% 8.91% 8.53%
Colombia 9.09% 8.87% 8.69% 8.30% 8.57%
Morocco 9.04% 9.05% 9.30% 9.46% 9.70%
Gambia 8.91% 8.91% 9.44% 9.54% 9.55%
Croatia 8.85% 11.21% 13.10% 16.18% 17.29%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 8.41% 8.46% 8.71% 8.92% 9.15%
Venezuela 8.37% 7.42% 7.46% 6.82% 6.95%
Samoa 8.33% 8.32% 8.61% 8.62% 8.72%
Costa Rica 8.13% 8.14% 8.60% 9.00% 9.06%
Syrian Arab Republic 8.12% 8.03% 8.25% 8.39% 8.45%
Cyprus 8.11% 11.05% 12.95% 14.91% 16.09%
Uruguay 7.96% 7.89% 7.84% 7.49% 6.55%
Iraq 7.93% 7.89% 8.09% 8.08% 7.93%
Latvia 7.86% 8.72% 9.64% 9.87% 10.85%
Finland 7.76% 8.64% 8.82% 9.38% 8.66%
Suriname 7.63% 7.60% 7.29% 7.22% 6.94%
Channel Islands 7.29% 7.35% 7.58% 7.78% 7.99%
Angola 7.25% 7.14% 7.28% 7.28% 7.43%
Chile 7.22% 6.96% 6.74% 6.51% 6.67%
Zambia 7.21% 7.21% 7.37% 7.45% 7.71%
Kyrgyz Republic 7.17% 6.89% 7.21% 7.56% 8.05%
Mauritius 6.87% 6.75% 6.81% 7.41% 7.47%
Portugal 6.86% 8.87% 11.07% 12.44% 13.89%
Slovak Republic 6.76% 8.13% 9.67% 11.48% 13.18%
Ghana 6.71% 6.63% 6.77% 6.81% 6.48%
Eritrea 6.54% 6.50% 6.68% 6.81% 6.87%
Central African Republic 6.48% 6.45% 6.65% 6.75% 6.90%
Senegal 6.46% 6.44% 6.61% 6.76% 7.63%
Sweden 6.44% 6.72% 6.99% 7.43% 7.95%
Belgium 6.32% 7.09% 7.83% 8.48% 8.52%
Mongolia 6.32% 6.36% 7.24% 4.86% 4.80%
Lebanon 6.17% 6.11% 6.26% 6.23% 6.28%
Maldives 6.08% 5.83% 6.12% 5.68% 5.21%
Burkina Faso 6.06% 6.02% 6.36% 6.70% 6.48%
Nigeria 6.03% 6.01% 6.24% 5.31% 4.44%
Lithuania 6.01% 7.07% 7.86% 9.12% 10.70%
Canada 5.92% 6.34% 7.00% 6.91% 6.91%
Saudi Arabia 5.92% 5.89% 5.65% 5.59% 5.72%
Dominican Republic 5.83% 5.83% 7.28% 7.61% 6.72%
Belarus 5.71% 5.65% 5.84% 5.91% 5.89%
Ireland 5.69% 6.71% 8.37% 9.90% 11.86%
Guam 5.61% 5.25% 5.40% 6.90% 7.60%
Slovenia 5.51% 6.56% 8.00% 8.96% 9.67%
Estonia 5.51% 5.76% 6.76% 6.19% 7.35%
Luxembourg 5.47% 5.52% 6.29% 6.67% 5.85%
Malawi 5.43% 5.47% 5.71% 5.79% 5.88%
Vanuatu 5.41% 5.42% 5.69% 5.53% 5.87%
Australia 5.39% 5.59% 5.71% 6.06% 6.08%
Bulgaria 5.26% 6.16% 7.58% 9.14% 11.42%
Uzbekistan 5.22% 4.97% 5.16% 5.15% 5.09%
Azerbaijan 5.22% 5.00% 5.00% 4.96% 4.91%
Denmark 4.98% 5.74% 6.18% 6.17% 6.59%
Zimbabwe 4.92% 4.94% 5.24% 5.44% 5.52%
Kazakhstan 4.89% 4.90% 4.96% 4.93% 5.06%
Switzerland 4.88% 4.80% 4.92% 4.80% 4.83%
Austria 4.79% 5.50% 6.01% 5.72% 5.62%
Russia 4.74% 5.21% 5.56% 5.57% 5.16%
Paraguay 4.71% 4.62% 5.26% 4.56% 5.03%
Malta 4.58% 4.57% 4.70% 5.39% 5.80%
New Zealand 4.52% 4.70% 5.10% 5.37% 5.75%
Nicaragua 4.48% 4.21% 4.34% 4.40% 4.52%
China 4.42% 4.40% 4.50% 4.60% 4.60%
Sri Lanka 4.40% 4.18% 4.37% 4.67% 4.40%
El Salvador 4.39% 4.39% 4.42% 4.00% 4.16%
Sierra Leone 4.31% 4.33% 4.71% 4.75% 4.68%
Bangladesh 4.31% 4.37% 4.35% 4.42% 4.41%
Indonesia 4.30% 4.19% 4.30% 4.51% 4.05%
Romania 4.30% 4.93% 5.90% 6.81% 6.80%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 4.16% 4.10% 4.30% 4.17% 4.16%
Fiji 4.15% 4.14% 4.32% 4.55% 4.53%
Honduras 4.08% 4.05% 4.67% 4.59% 5.49%
Guinea-Bissau 4.06% 4.03% 4.22% 4.32% 4.28%
United Kingdom 3.95% 4.34% 4.81% 5.30% 6.11%
Israel 3.95% 4.22% 4.80% 5.25% 5.89%
United States 3.93% 4.36% 4.87% 5.28% 6.17%
Panama 3.92% 3.90% 3.32% 3.00% 2.72%
Norway 3.92% 4.16% 4.68% 4.30% 3.48%
Ecuador 3.91% 3.84% 4.60% 3.62% 3.48%
Netherlands 3.88% 4.84% 6.01% 6.87% 7.42%
South Korea 3.80% 3.70% 3.70% 3.60% 3.50%
Turkmenistan 3.78% 3.70% 3.80% 3.84% 3.90%
Singapore 3.77% 3.91% 4.08% 3.79% 3.74%
Comoros 3.71% 3.70% 3.85% 3.99% 4.08%
Poland 3.67% 4.89% 6.16% 7.50% 8.99%
Hungary 3.66% 4.16% 5.12% 6.81% 7.73%
Guinea 3.61% 3.57% 3.67% 4.21% 4.23%
Germany 3.43% 3.75% 4.12% 4.62% 4.98%
Moldova 3.41% 4.10% 4.19% 3.69% 3.86%
Cameroon 3.36% 3.36% 3.47% 3.54% 3.53%
Malaysia 3.36% 3.41% 3.44% 3.10% 2.88%
Mexico 3.32% 3.42% 3.86% 4.31% 4.81%
North Korea 3.30% 3.29% 3.45% 3.54% 3.58%
Bolivia 3.26% 3.23% 3.06% 3.07% 2.01%
Mozambique 3.17% 3.17% 3.38% 3.43% 3.18%
Oman 3.11% 3.14% 3.27% 3.54% 3.85%
Pakistan 3.04% 3.18% 3.44% 3.57% 1.83%
Timor-Leste 3.00% 2.96% 2.98% 3.34% 3.29%
Iceland 2.92% 2.74% 2.98% 3.98% 4.90%
Peru 2.84% 3.46% 3.54% 3.00% 2.96%
Trinidad And Tobago 2.83% 2.82% 2.97% 2.21% 2.22%
Hong Kong 2.78% 3.09% 3.39% 3.32% 3.30%
Guatemala 2.73% 2.68% 2.83% 2.51% 2.72%
UAE 2.58% 2.46% 1.64% 1.84% 2.06%
India 2.55% 2.56% 2.73% 2.78% 2.77%
Philippines 2.52% 2.55% 2.71% 3.03% 3.60%
Japan 2.45% 2.80% 3.10% 3.40% 3.60%
Czech Republic 2.40% 2.89% 3.95% 5.05% 6.11%
Papua New Guinea 2.37% 2.35% 2.48% 2.58% 2.64%
Cuba 2.26% 2.28% 2.36% 2.40% 2.70%
Chad 2.23% 2.20% 2.42% 2.17% 2.05%
Bhutan 2.20% 2.17% 2.34% 2.45% 2.63%
Benin 2.13% 2.18% 2.42% 2.46% 2.54%
Kuwait 2.08% 2.00% 2.16% 2.20% 2.90%
Liberia 2.03% 2.03% 2.15% 2.18% 2.21%
Macao 2.02% 2.00% 1.90% 1.81% 1.70%
Tanzania 1.93% 1.94% 2.10% 2.12% 2.13%
Vietnam 1.89% 1.89% 1.85% 1.86% 1.26%
Ethiopia 1.81% 1.81% 1.94% 2.01% 2.10%
Solomon Islands 1.79% 1.77% 1.93% 2.01% 2.10%
Uganda 1.74% 1.70% 1.79% 1.87% 1.89%
Togo 1.67% 1.66% 1.65% 1.69% 1.79%
Madagascar 1.66% 1.67% 1.76% 1.80% 1.33%
Myanmar 1.56% 1.55% 1.18% 0.77% 0.79%
Afghanistan 1.54% 1.56% 1.63% 1.68% 1.74%
Burundi 1.53% 1.50% 1.57% 1.59% 1.57%
Nepal 1.26% 1.25% 1.43% 1.43% 1.46%
Cambodia 1.05% 1.06% 1.13% 1.20% 1.23%
Tonga 1.03% 1.00% 1.06% 1.08% 1.11%
Rwanda 0.97% 0.95% 1.04% 1.10% 1.17%
Bahrain 0.96% 0.95% 1.01% 1.08% 1.15%
Thailand 0.67% 0.63% 0.69% 0.60% 0.58%
Lao PDR 0.61% 0.60% 0.65% 0.68% 0.70%
Niger 0.27% 0.29% 0.31% 0.30% 0.32%
Qatar 0.14% 0.14% 0.14% 0.16% 0.19%