Cyprus Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Cyprus unemployment rate for 2022 was 6.98%, a 0.48% decline from 2021.
  • Cyprus unemployment rate for 2021 was 7.46%, a 0.13% decline from 2020.
  • Cyprus unemployment rate for 2020 was 7.59%, a 0.52% increase from 2019.
  • Cyprus unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.07%, a 1.3% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
French Polynesia 13.10%
Spain 13.01%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 12.38%
New Caledonia 12.27%
Greece 12.16%
Bahamas 10.06%
Panama 8.79%
Barbados 8.20%
Italy 8.09%
Uruguay 7.84%
Chile 7.78%
France 7.45%
Sweden 7.36%
Brunei 7.20%
Cyprus 6.98%
Channel Islands 6.92%
Finland 6.80%
Croatia 6.75%
Argentina 6.49%
Latvia 6.43%
Guam 6.13%
Slovak Republic 6.09%
Puerto Rico 5.97%
Estonia 5.85%
Portugal 5.78%
Saudi Arabia 5.64%
Belgium 5.63%
Lithuania 5.57%
Canada 5.21%
Hong Kong 5.06%
Austria 4.71%
Luxembourg 4.70%
Ireland 4.36%
Switzerland 4.20%
Slovenia 4.18%
Denmark 4.17%
Trinidad and Tobago 3.98%
Iceland 3.81%
Australia 3.66%
United States 3.61%
United Kingdom 3.57%
Netherlands 3.54%
Israel 3.48%
Hungary 3.42%
New Zealand 3.25%
Norway 3.17%
Germany 2.99%
Malta 2.81%
South Korea 2.79%
Singapore 2.76%
UAE 2.75%
Japan 2.64%
Macao 2.63%
Poland 2.60%
Kuwait 2.48%
Czech Republic 2.37%
Oman 2.33%
Bahrain 1.40%
Qatar 0.10%
Cyprus Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 6.98% -0.48%
2021 7.46% -0.13%
2020 7.59% 0.52%
2019 7.07% -1.30%
2018 8.37% -2.68%
2017 11.05% -1.90%
2016 12.95% -1.96%
2015 14.91% -1.18%
2014 16.09% 0.22%
2013 15.87% 4.07%
2012 11.80% 3.94%
2011 7.86% 1.60%
2010 6.26% 0.90%
2009 5.36% 1.71%
2008 3.65% -0.27%
2007 3.92% -0.62%
2006 4.54% -0.76%
2005 5.30% 0.97%
2004 4.33% 0.19%
2003 4.14% 0.84%
2002 3.30% -0.68%
2001 3.98% -0.99%
2000 4.97% -0.73%
1999 5.70% 2.40%
1998 3.30% -0.10%
1997 3.40% 0.30%
1996 3.10% 0.50%
1995 2.60% -0.10%
1994 2.70% 0.00%
1993 2.70% 0.61%
1992 2.09% -0.91%
1991 3.00% -0.91%