Armenia Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Armenia unemployment rate for 2020 was 20.21%, a 1.4% increase from 2019.
  • Armenia unemployment rate for 2019 was 18.81%, a 0.16% decline from 2018.
  • Armenia unemployment rate for 2018 was 18.97%, a 1.26% increase from 2017.
  • Armenia unemployment rate for 2017 was 17.71%, a 0.09% increase 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%
Armenia Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 20.21% 1.40%
2019 18.81% -0.16%
2018 18.97% 1.26%
2017 17.71% 0.09%
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% 4.93%
2008 13.51% 3.70%
2007 9.81% -0.26%
2006 10.07% -0.27%
2005 10.34% -0.20%
2004 10.54% -0.18%
2003 10.72% -0.12%
2002 10.84% -0.07%
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%