Argentina Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Argentina unemployment rate for 2021 was 10.90%, a 0.56% decline from 2020.
  • Argentina unemployment rate for 2020 was 11.46%, a 1.62% increase from 2019.
  • Argentina unemployment rate for 2019 was 9.84%, a 0.62% increase from 2018.
  • Argentina unemployment rate for 2018 was 9.22%, a 0.87% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
New Caledonia 16.57%
Greece 14.80%
Spain 14.73%
French Polynesia 14.39%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 13.27%
Bahamas 13.24%
Panama 12.09%
Argentina 10.90%
Uruguay 10.45%
Barbados 10.41%
Italy 9.83%
Chile 9.13%
Croatia 8.68%
Sweden 8.66%
Puerto Rico 8.27%
France 8.06%
Lithuania 7.90%
Brunei 7.65%
Latvia 7.60%
Finland 7.53%
Canada 7.51%
Channel Islands 7.37%
Saudi Arabia 7.36%
Guam 6.98%
Slovak Republic 6.74%
Portugal 6.65%
Ireland 6.63%
Belgium 6.42%
Estonia 6.33%
Austria 6.30%
Cyprus 6.13%
United States 5.46%
Iceland 5.40%
Switzerland 5.32%
Hong Kong 5.32%
Luxembourg 5.23%
Australia 5.11%
Israel 5.05%
Norway 4.99%
Trinidad and Tobago 4.81%
Denmark 4.80%
United Kingdom 4.53%
Slovenia 4.42%
New Zealand 4.12%
Hungary 4.12%
Netherlands 4.01%
Kuwait 3.71%
Singapore 3.62%
Germany 3.54%
South Korea 3.53%
Malta 3.50%
Poland 3.37%
UAE 3.36%
Oman 3.12%
Macao 3.01%
Czech Republic 2.89%
Japan 2.80%
Bahrain 1.87%
Qatar 0.26%
Argentina Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 10.90% -0.56%
2020 11.46% 1.62%
2019 9.84% 0.62%
2018 9.22% 0.87%
2017 8.35% 0.24%
2016 8.11% 0.59%
2015 7.52% 0.25%
2014 7.27% 0.17%
2013 7.10% -0.12%
2012 7.22% 0.04%
2011 7.18% -0.53%
2010 7.71% -0.94%
2009 8.65% 0.81%
2008 7.84% -0.63%
2007 8.47% -1.61%
2006 10.08% -1.43%
2005 11.51% -2.01%
2004 13.52% -1.84%
2003 15.36% -4.23%
2002 19.59% 2.27%
2001 17.32% 2.32%
2000 15.00% 0.95%
1999 14.05% 1.40%
1998 12.65% -2.17%
1997 14.82% -2.29%
1996 17.11% -1.69%
1995 18.80% 7.04%
1994 11.76% 1.66%
1993 10.10% 3.74%
1992 6.36% 0.92%
1991 5.44% 0.92%