Cuba Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Cuba unemployment rate for 2021 was 2.76%, a 0.13% increase from 2020.
  • Cuba unemployment rate for 2020 was 2.62%, a 0.89% increase from 2019.
  • Cuba unemployment rate for 2019 was 1.74%, a 0.04% increase from 2018.
  • Cuba unemployment rate for 2018 was 1.70%, a 0% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Cuba Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 2.76% 0.13%
2020 2.62% 0.89%
2019 1.74% 0.04%
2018 1.70% 0.00%
2017 1.70% -0.30%
2016 2.00% -0.40%
2015 2.40% -0.30%
2014 2.70% -0.59%
2013 3.29% -0.17%
2012 3.46% 0.28%
2011 3.18% 0.68%
2010 2.50% 0.83%
2009 1.67% 0.09%
2008 1.58% -0.21%
2007 1.79% -0.12%
2006 1.91% -0.04%
2005 1.95% 0.10%
2004 1.85% -0.48%
2003 2.33% -0.98%
2002 3.31% -0.77%
2001 4.08% -1.37%
2000 5.45% -0.81%
1999 6.26% 0.03%
1998 6.23% -0.87%
1997 7.10% -0.51%
1996 7.61% -0.66%
1995 8.27% 0.13%
1994 8.14% -0.14%
1993 8.28% 0.22%
1992 8.07% 0.16%
1991 7.90% 0.16%