Syrian Arab Republic Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Syrian Arab Republic unemployment rate for 2022 was 9.61%, a 0.21% decline from 2021.
  • Syrian Arab Republic unemployment rate for 2021 was 9.82%, a 0.19% decline from 2020.
  • Syrian Arab Republic unemployment rate for 2020 was 10.01%, a 1.27% increase from 2019.
  • Syrian Arab Republic unemployment rate for 2019 was 8.74%, a 0% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Nepal 11.12%
Syrian Arab Republic 9.61%
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Zimbabwe 7.95%
Tajikistan 7.83%
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Central African Republic 6.36%
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Malawi 5.61%
Burkina Faso 5.18%
Democratic Republic of Congo 4.99%
Gambia 4.78%
Uganda 4.28%
Togo 4.07%
Ethiopia 4.02%
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Sierra Leone 3.64%
Liberia 3.63%
Guinea-Bissau 3.58%
Senegal 3.43%
North Korea 2.96%
Mali 2.76%
Tanzania 2.76%
Madagascar 2.14%
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Chad 1.41%
Burundi 1.02%
Niger 0.53%
Syrian Arab Republic Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 9.61% -0.21%
2021 9.82% -0.19%
2020 10.01% 1.27%
2019 8.74% 0.00%
2018 8.75% 0.00%
2017 8.75% -0.02%
2016 8.77% 0.04%
2015 8.72% -0.02%
2014 8.74% -0.12%
2013 8.86% 0.01%
2012 8.86% 0.23%
2011 8.63% 0.02%
2010 8.61% 0.47%
2009 8.14% -2.80%
2008 10.94% 2.52%
2007 8.42% 0.25%
2006 8.17% -0.70%
2005 8.87% -0.70%
2004 9.58% -0.71%
2003 10.28% -0.68%
2002 10.96% -0.68%
2001 11.63% 2.03%
2000 9.60% 2.00%
1999 7.60% 0.15%
1998 7.45% 0.07%
1997 7.38% 0.11%
1996 7.26% 0.06%
1995 7.20% -0.30%
1994 7.50% 0.10%
1993 7.40% 0.36%
1992 7.04% 0.29%
1991 6.75% 0.29%