Azerbaijan Unemployment Rate 1960-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Azerbaijan unemployment rate for 2022 was 5.65%, a 0.39% decline from 2021.
  • Azerbaijan unemployment rate for 2021 was 6.04%, a 1.2% decline from 2020.
  • Azerbaijan unemployment rate for 2020 was 7.24%, a 2.24% increase from 2019.
  • Azerbaijan unemployment rate for 2019 was 5.00%, a 0.1% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 28.84%
Botswana 23.62%
Gabon 20.61%
Namibia 19.99%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 19.55%
Libya 19.30%
Jordan 19.19%
St. Lucia 15.77%
Iraq 15.32%
Montenegro 15.25%
North Macedonia 14.43%
Bosnia 12.66%
Algeria 12.49%
Guyana 12.30%
Lebanon 11.75%
Albania 11.63%
Costa Rica 11.32%
Colombia 10.55%
Turkey 10.43%
Samoa 10.04%
Brazil 9.23%
Iran 8.82%
Serbia 8.68%
Belize 8.67%
Armenia 8.59%
Equatorial Guinea 8.58%
Suriname 8.23%
Paraguay 6.75%
Mauritius 6.32%
Azerbaijan 5.65%
Venezuela 5.62%
Romania 5.61%
Dominican Republic 5.50%
Jamaica 5.50%
China 4.98%
Kazakhstan 4.86%
Fiji 4.56%
Maldives 4.39%
Bulgaria 4.27%
Turkmenistan 4.13%
Russia 3.87%
Peru 3.85%
Ecuador 3.76%
Malaysia 3.63%
Belarus 3.57%
Mexico 3.26%
Guatemala 3.05%
Tonga 2.43%
Cuba 1.25%
Thailand 0.94%
Dominica 0.00%
Grenada 0.00%
Tuvalu 0.00%
American Samoa 0.00%
Marshall Islands 0.00%
Nauru 0.00%
Azerbaijan Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 5.65% -0.39%
2021 6.04% -1.20%
2020 7.24% 2.24%
2019 5.00% 0.10%
2018 4.90% -0.10%
2017 5.00% 0.00%
2016 5.00% 0.04%
2015 4.96% 0.05%
2014 4.91% -0.06%
2013 4.97% -0.22%
2012 5.19% -0.23%
2011 5.42% -0.21%
2010 5.63% -0.11%
2009 5.74% -0.12%
2008 5.86% -0.47%
2007 6.33% -0.29%
2006 6.62% -0.64%
2005 7.26% -0.73%
2004 7.99% -1.18%
2003 9.17% -0.87%
2002 10.04% -0.87%
2001 10.91% -0.87%
2000 11.78% 0.88%
1999 10.90% 0.90%
1998 10.00% 0.90%
1997 9.10% 1.00%
1996 8.10% 0.90%
1995 7.20% 0.90%
1994 6.30% 1.80%
1993 4.50% 2.70%
1992 1.80% 0.90%
1991 0.90% 0.90%
1990 0.00% 0.00%
1989 0.00% 0.00%
1988 0.00% 0.00%
1987 0.00% 0.00%
1986 0.00% 0.00%
1985 0.00% 0.00%
1984 0.00% 0.00%
1983 0.00% 0.00%
1982 0.00% 0.00%
1981 0.00% 0.00%
1980 0.00% 0.00%
1979 0.00% 0.00%
1978 0.00% 0.00%
1977 0.00% 0.00%
1976 0.00% 0.00%
1975 0.00% 0.00%
1974 0.00% 0.00%
1973 0.00% 0.00%
1972 0.00% 0.00%
1971 0.00% 0.00%
1970 0.00% 0.00%
1969 0.00% 0.00%
1968 0.00% 0.00%
1967 0.00% 0.00%
1966 0.00% 0.00%
1965 0.00% 0.00%
1964 0.00% 0.00%
1963 0.00% 0.00%
1962 0.00% 0.00%
1961 0.00% 0.00%
1960 0.00% 0.00%