Albania Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Albania unemployment rate for 2021 was 11.82%, a 1.51% decline from 2020.
  • Albania unemployment rate for 2020 was 13.33%, a 1.86% increase from 2019.
  • Albania unemployment rate for 2019 was 11.47%, a 0.83% decline from 2018.
  • Albania unemployment rate for 2018 was 12.30%, a 1.32% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 33.56%
Botswana 24.72%
Gabon 22.27%
Namibia 21.68%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 21.62%
Armenia 20.90%
Libya 19.58%
Jordan 19.25%
Montenegro 18.49%
Costa Rica 17.95%
St. Lucia 16.91%
Guyana 16.43%
North Macedonia 16.20%
Bosnia 15.22%
Lebanon 14.49%
Brazil 14.40%
Colombia 14.34%
Iraq 14.19%
Turkey 13.39%
Algeria 12.70%
Albania 11.82%
Serbia 11.81%
Iran 11.46%
Suriname 10.07%
Samoa 9.84%
Equatorial Guinea 9.25%
Jamaica 9.18%
Dominican Republic 8.50%
Belize 8.22%
Mauritius 7.41%
Paraguay 7.21%
Azerbaijan 6.58%
Ecuador 6.43%
Venezuela 6.41%
Maldives 6.08%
Bulgaria 5.42%
Fiji 5.24%
Romania 5.17%
Turkmenistan 5.08%
Russia 5.01%
Kazakhstan 4.90%
Peru 4.83%
China 4.82%
Belarus 4.74%
Malaysia 4.61%
Mexico 4.38%
Tonga 3.97%
Guatemala 3.57%
Cuba 2.76%
Thailand 1.42%
Albania Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 11.82% -1.51%
2020 13.33% 1.86%
2019 11.47% -0.83%
2018 12.30% -1.32%
2017 13.62% -1.80%
2016 15.42% -1.77%
2015 17.19% -0.86%
2014 18.05% 2.18%
2013 15.87% 2.49%
2012 13.38% -0.10%
2011 13.48% -0.61%
2010 14.09% 0.42%
2009 13.67% 0.61%
2008 13.06% -2.91%
2007 15.97% 0.34%
2006 15.63% -0.34%
2005 15.97% -0.34%
2004 16.31% -0.68%
2003 16.99% -0.91%
2002 17.90% -0.68%
2001 18.58% -0.45%
2000 19.03% -1.81%
1999 20.84% 0.79%
1998 20.05% 3.17%
1997 16.88% 2.95%
1996 13.93% -0.68%
1995 14.61% -6.23%
1994 20.84% -4.42%
1993 25.26% -4.76%
1992 30.02% 19.71%
1991 10.31% 19.71%