Greece Unemployment Rate 1960-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Greece unemployment rate for 2022 was 12.43%, a 2.23% decline from 2021.
  • Greece unemployment rate for 2021 was 14.66%, a 1.24% decline from 2020.
  • Greece unemployment rate for 2020 was 15.90%, a 1.14% decline from 2019.
  • Greece unemployment rate for 2019 was 17.04%, a 2.14% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Spain 12.92%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 12.86%
Greece 12.43%
French Polynesia 11.80%
New Caledonia 11.03%
Bahamas 10.09%
Barbados 8.50%
Chile 8.25%
Italy 8.07%
Uruguay 7.87%
Sweden 7.39%
France 7.31%
Croatia 6.96%
Latvia 6.81%
Argentina 6.81%
Cyprus 6.78%
Finland 6.72%
Slovak Republic 6.14%
Channel Islands 6.03%
Portugal 6.01%
Puerto Rico 6.00%
Lithuania 5.96%
Saudi Arabia 5.59%
Estonia 5.57%
Guam 5.57%
Belgium 5.56%
Austria 4.99%
Luxembourg 4.58%
Ireland 4.48%
Brunei 4.45%
Denmark 4.43%
Hong Kong 4.32%
Switzerland 4.30%
Slovenia 4.01%
Trinidad and Tobago 3.81%
Iceland 3.79%
United Kingdom 3.73%
Australia 3.70%
Israel 3.70%
Hungary 3.61%
Singapore 3.59%
Netherlands 3.52%
New Zealand 3.30%
Norway 3.23%
Germany 3.14%
UAE 2.97%
Malta 2.92%
Poland 2.89%
South Korea 2.86%
Japan 2.60%
Macao 2.41%
Czech Republic 2.22%
Kuwait 2.20%
Oman 1.53%
Bahrain 1.34%
Qatar 0.13%
Greenland 0.00%
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0.00%
Antigua and Barbuda 0.00%
Gibraltar 0.00%
Liechtenstein 0.00%
Northern Mariana Islands 0.00%
Isle of Man 0.00%
British Virgin Islands 0.00%
Bermuda 0.00%
Faroe Islands 0.00%
Monaco 0.00%
Palau 0.00%
San Marino 0.00%
Andorra 0.00%
Cayman Islands 0.00%
St. Kitts and Nevis 0.00%
St. Martin (French part) 0.00%
Aruba 0.00%
Curacao 0.00%
Turks and Caicos Islands 0.00%
Seychelles 0.00%
Greece Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 12.43% -2.23%
2021 14.66% -1.24%
2020 15.90% -1.14%
2019 17.04% -2.14%
2018 19.18% -2.23%
2017 21.41% -2.10%
2016 23.51% -1.47%
2015 24.98% -1.73%
2014 26.71% -0.98%
2013 27.69% 2.96%
2012 24.73% 6.76%
2011 17.97% 5.25%
2010 12.72% 3.17%
2009 9.55% 1.89%
2008 7.66% -0.69%
2007 8.35% -0.56%
2006 8.91% -1.16%
2005 10.07% -0.56%
2004 10.63% 0.79%
2003 9.84% -0.51%
2002 10.35% -0.41%
2001 10.76% -0.58%
2000 11.34% -0.80%
1999 12.14% -0.09%
1998 12.23% 1.76%
1997 10.47% 0.07%
1996 10.40% 0.28%
1995 10.12% 0.31%
1994 9.81% -0.37%
1993 10.18% 1.25%
1992 8.93% 1.36%
1991 7.57% 7.57%
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%