Jordan Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Jordan unemployment rate for 2022 was 17.87%, a 0.57% decline from 2021.
  • Jordan unemployment rate for 2021 was 18.44%, a 0.77% decline from 2020.
  • Jordan unemployment rate for 2020 was 19.21%, a 2.41% increase from 2019.
  • Jordan unemployment rate for 2019 was 16.80%, a 1.46% decline 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%
Jordan Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 17.87% -0.57%
2021 18.44% -0.77%
2020 19.21% 2.41%
2019 16.80% -1.46%
2018 18.26% 0.14%
2017 18.12% 2.84%
2016 15.28% 2.20%
2015 13.08% 1.18%
2014 11.90% -0.70%
2013 12.60% 0.40%
2012 12.20% -0.70%
2011 12.90% 0.40%
2010 12.50% -0.40%
2009 12.90% 0.20%
2008 12.70% -0.40%
2007 13.10% -0.90%
2006 14.00% -0.80%
2005 14.80% 0.22%
2004 14.58% 0.08%
2003 14.50% -0.80%
2002 15.30% 0.60%
2001 14.70% 1.00%
2000 13.70% -0.01%
1999 13.71% 0.00%
1998 13.70% 0.02%
1997 13.69% -0.01%
1996 13.70% -0.90%
1995 14.60% -2.57%
1994 17.17% -2.53%
1993 19.70% 0.43%
1992 19.27% -0.31%
1991 19.58% -0.31%