Ecuador Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Ecuador unemployment rate for 2022 was 3.96%, a 0.55% decline from 2021.
  • Ecuador unemployment rate for 2021 was 4.50%, a 1.61% decline from 2020.
  • Ecuador unemployment rate for 2020 was 6.11%, a 2.3% increase from 2019.
  • Ecuador unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.81%, a 0.28% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 29.81%
Gabon 21.47%
Namibia 20.85%
Botswana 20.68%
Libya 20.68%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 18.98%
Jordan 17.87%
St. Lucia 17.36%
Iraq 15.55%
Montenegro 15.40%
North Macedonia 15.08%
Bosnia 14.05%
Lebanon 12.64%
Armenia 12.56%
Guyana 12.36%
Albania 11.81%
Algeria 11.55%
Costa Rica 11.45%
Iran 10.96%
Colombia 10.73%
Samoa 10.31%
Turkey 10.03%
Belize 9.69%
Serbia 9.47%
Brazil 9.46%
Equatorial Guinea 8.69%
Suriname 8.64%
Mauritius 7.23%
Dominican Republic 7.12%
Paraguay 6.89%
Jamaica 6.05%
Azerbaijan 5.46%
Romania 5.44%
Venezuela 5.33%
Turkmenistan 5.02%
Kazakhstan 5.01%
China 4.89%
Maldives 4.88%
Bulgaria 4.40%
Fiji 4.33%
Belarus 4.17%
Ecuador 3.96%
Malaysia 3.73%
Peru 3.66%
Mexico 3.31%
Tonga 3.01%
Guatemala 2.57%
Cuba 1.39%
Thailand 0.86%
Ecuador Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 3.96% -0.55%
2021 4.50% -1.61%
2020 6.11% 2.30%
2019 3.81% 0.28%
2018 3.53% -0.31%
2017 3.84% -0.76%
2016 4.60% 0.98%
2015 3.62% 0.14%
2014 3.48% 0.40%
2013 3.08% -0.15%
2012 3.23% -0.23%
2011 3.46% -0.63%
2010 4.09% -0.52%
2009 4.61% 0.69%
2008 3.92% 0.78%
2007 3.14% -0.41%
2006 3.55% -0.23%
2005 3.78% -1.22%
2004 5.00% -0.66%
2003 5.66% 0.76%
2002 4.90% 0.65%
2001 4.25% -0.55%
2000 4.80% -0.39%
1999 5.19% 0.57%
1998 4.62% 0.08%
1997 4.54% -0.15%
1996 4.68% 0.05%
1995 4.63% 0.14%
1994 4.49% -0.13%
1993 4.62% 0.03%
1992 4.59% 0.15%
1991 4.44% 0.15%