St. Vincent and the Grenadines Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines unemployment rate for 2022 was 18.98%, a 1.42% decline from 2021.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines unemployment rate for 2021 was 20.40%, a 0.15% decline from 2020.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines unemployment rate for 2020 was 20.55%, a 1.46% increase from 2019.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines unemployment rate for 2019 was 19.09%, a 0.07% 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%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 18.98% -1.42%
2021 20.40% -0.15%
2020 20.55% 1.46%
2019 19.09% 0.07%
2018 19.02% -0.01%
2017 19.03% 0.05%
2016 18.98% 0.01%
2015 18.97% 0.02%
2014 18.95% 0.04%
2013 18.91% 0.01%
2012 18.89% -0.03%
2011 18.92% -0.06%
2010 18.98% 0.06%
2009 18.92% 0.13%
2008 18.79% -0.28%
2007 19.07% -0.21%
2006 19.28% -0.48%
2005 19.76% -0.28%
2004 20.04% -0.22%
2003 20.26% -0.37%
2002 20.63% -0.47%
2001 21.10% 0.14%
2000 20.96% 0.18%
1999 20.78% 0.18%
1998 20.60% 0.13%
1997 20.47% 0.08%
1996 20.40% 0.34%
1995 20.06% -0.13%
1994 20.19% 0.38%
1993 19.80% 0.07%
1992 19.73% -0.04%
1991 19.77% -0.04%