Belarus Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Belarus unemployment rate for 2020 was 5.28%, a 0.57% increase from 2019.
  • Belarus unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.71%, a 0.05% decline from 2018.
  • Belarus unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.76%, a 0.89% decline from 2017.
  • Belarus unemployment rate for 2017 was 5.65%, a 0.19% 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%
Belarus Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 5.28% 0.57%
2019 4.71% -0.05%
2018 4.76% -0.89%
2017 5.65% -0.19%
2016 5.84% -0.07%
2015 5.91% -0.06%
2014 5.97% -0.08%
2013 6.05% -0.01%
2012 6.06% -0.02%
2011 6.08% -0.03%
2010 6.11% 0.01%
2009 6.10% -0.32%
2008 6.42% -0.59%
2007 7.01% -0.69%
2006 7.70% -0.74%
2005 8.44% -0.72%
2004 9.16% -0.72%
2003 9.88% -0.70%
2002 10.58% -0.65%
2001 11.23% -0.77%
2000 12.00% -0.80%
1999 12.80% -1.20%
1998 14.00% -3.10%
1997 17.10% -7.30%
1996 24.40% 6.70%
1995 17.70% 4.90%
1994 12.80% 4.30%
1993 8.50% 5.40%
1992 3.10% 2.50%
1991 0.60% 2.50%