Azerbaijan Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Azerbaijan unemployment rate for 2021 was 6.58%, a 0.12% increase from 2020.
  • Azerbaijan unemployment rate for 2020 was 6.46%, a 1.61% increase from 2019.
  • Azerbaijan unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.85%, a 0.05% decline from 2018.
  • Azerbaijan unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.90%, a 0.1% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Azerbaijan Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 6.58% 0.12%
2020 6.46% 1.61%
2019 4.85% -0.05%
2018 4.90% -0.10%
2017 5.00% 0.00%
2016 5.00% 0.04%
2015 4.96% 0.05%
2014 4.91% -0.06%
2013 4.97% -0.22%
2012 5.19% -0.23%
2011 5.42% -0.21%
2010 5.63% -0.11%
2009 5.74% -0.12%
2008 5.86% -0.47%
2007 6.33% -0.29%
2006 6.62% -0.64%
2005 7.26% -0.73%
2004 7.99% -1.18%
2003 9.17% -0.87%
2002 10.04% -0.87%
2001 10.91% -0.87%
2000 11.78% 0.88%
1999 10.90% 0.90%
1998 10.00% 0.90%
1997 9.10% 1.00%
1996 8.10% 0.90%
1995 7.20% 0.90%
1994 6.30% 1.80%
1993 4.50% 2.70%
1992 1.80% 0.90%
1991 0.90% 0.90%