Armenia Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Armenia unemployment rate for 2021 was 20.90%, a 0.31% decline from 2020.
  • Armenia unemployment rate for 2020 was 21.21%, a 2.91% increase from 2019.
  • Armenia unemployment rate for 2019 was 18.30%, a 0.67% decline from 2018.
  • Armenia unemployment rate for 2018 was 18.97%, a 1.27% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 33.56%
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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%
Armenia Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 20.90% -0.31%
2020 21.21% 2.91%
2019 18.30% -0.67%
2018 18.97% 1.27%
2017 17.70% 0.08%
2016 17.62% -0.64%
2015 18.26% 0.76%
2014 17.50% 1.32%
2013 16.18% -1.12%
2012 17.30% -1.14%
2011 18.44% -0.57%
2010 19.01% 0.57%
2009 18.44% 4.05%
2008 14.39% 4.58%
2007 9.81% -0.19%
2006 10.00% -0.21%
2005 10.20% -0.14%
2004 10.34% -0.25%
2003 10.59% -0.18%
2002 10.78% -0.14%
2001 10.91% -0.14%
2000 11.05% -0.15%
1999 11.20% 1.80%
1998 9.40% -1.40%
1997 10.80% 1.50%
1996 9.30% 2.60%
1995 6.70% 0.10%
1994 6.60% 1.30%
1993 5.30% 3.50%
1992 1.80% 0.20%
1991 1.60% 0.20%