Belarus Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Belarus unemployment rate for 2021 was 4.74%, a 0.03% decline from 2020.
  • Belarus unemployment rate for 2020 was 4.77%, a 0.61% increase from 2019.
  • Belarus unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.16%, a 0.6% decline from 2018.
  • Belarus unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.76%, a 0.89% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 33.56%
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%
Belarus Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 4.74% -0.03%
2020 4.77% 0.61%
2019 4.16% -0.60%
2018 4.76% -0.89%
2017 5.65% -0.19%
2016 5.84% 0.00%
2015 5.84% -0.15%
2014 5.99% -0.01%
2013 6.01% -0.04%
2012 6.05% -0.12%
2011 6.17% -0.09%
2010 6.25% 0.15%
2009 6.10% -0.93%
2008 7.03% -0.64%
2007 7.67% -0.73%
2006 8.40% -0.66%
2005 9.06% -0.76%
2004 9.82% -0.50%
2003 10.32% -0.58%
2002 10.91% -0.65%
2001 11.55% -0.71%
2000 12.26% -0.54%
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%