Albania Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Albania unemployment rate for 2020 was 11.70%, a 0.23% 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.
  • Albania unemployment rate for 2017 was 13.62%, a 1.8% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 28.74%
Gabon 20.47%
Namibia 20.35%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 20.27%
Armenia 20.21%
Libya 19.39%
Jordan 18.50%
North Macedonia 18.40%
Botswana 17.70%
St. Lucia 17.13%
Costa Rica 17.08%
Bosnia 16.85%
Montenegro 15.86%
Guyana 15.82%
Colombia 15.44%
Turkey 13.92%
Iraq 13.74%
Brazil 13.67%
Algeria 12.83%
Albania 11.70%
Iran 10.96%
Equatorial Guinea 9.15%
Venezuela 9.14%
Serbia 9.08%
Dominican Republic 8.90%
Samoa 8.87%
Suriname 8.65%
Jamaica 8.40%
Belize 7.82%
Paraguay 7.61%
Maldives 7.18%
Mauritius 7.11%
Lebanon 6.61%
Azerbaijan 6.27%
Peru 6.24%
Ecuador 6.23%
Kazakhstan 6.05%
Russia 5.73%
Bulgaria 5.71%
Belarus 5.28%
China 5.00%
Romania 4.84%
Fiji 4.79%
Mexico 4.71%
Guatemala 4.65%
Malaysia 4.55%
Turkmenistan 4.38%
Tonga 4.37%
Cuba 3.87%
Thailand 1.02%
Albania Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 11.70% 0.23%
2019 11.47% -0.83%
2018 12.30% -1.32%
2017 13.62% -1.80%
2016 15.42% -1.77%
2015 17.19% -0.87%
2014 18.06% 2.19%
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% -0.20%
2006 16.17% -0.23%
2005 16.40% -0.12%
2004 16.52% -0.09%
2003 16.61% 0.00%
2002 16.61% 0.07%
2001 16.54% -0.04%
2000 16.58% -0.04%
1999 16.62% 0.07%
1998 16.55% 0.00%
1997 16.55% -0.02%
1996 16.57% 0.00%
1995 16.57% 0.00%
1994 16.57% 0.05%
1993 16.52% 0.19%
1992 16.33% 0.11%
1991 16.22% 0.11%