Cyprus Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Cyprus unemployment rate for 2021 was 6.13%, a 1.46% decline from 2020.
  • Cyprus unemployment rate for 2020 was 7.59%, a 0.52% increase from 2019.
  • Cyprus unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.07%, a 1.3% decline from 2018.
  • Cyprus unemployment rate for 2018 was 8.37%, a 2.68% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
New Caledonia 16.57%
Greece 14.80%
Spain 14.73%
French Polynesia 14.39%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 13.27%
Bahamas 13.24%
Panama 12.09%
Argentina 10.90%
Uruguay 10.45%
Barbados 10.41%
Italy 9.83%
Chile 9.13%
Croatia 8.68%
Sweden 8.66%
Puerto Rico 8.27%
France 8.06%
Lithuania 7.90%
Brunei 7.65%
Latvia 7.60%
Finland 7.53%
Canada 7.51%
Channel Islands 7.37%
Saudi Arabia 7.36%
Guam 6.98%
Slovak Republic 6.74%
Portugal 6.65%
Ireland 6.63%
Belgium 6.42%
Estonia 6.33%
Austria 6.30%
Cyprus 6.13%
United States 5.46%
Iceland 5.40%
Switzerland 5.32%
Hong Kong 5.32%
Luxembourg 5.23%
Australia 5.11%
Israel 5.05%
Norway 4.99%
Trinidad and Tobago 4.81%
Denmark 4.80%
United Kingdom 4.53%
Slovenia 4.42%
New Zealand 4.12%
Hungary 4.12%
Netherlands 4.01%
Kuwait 3.71%
Singapore 3.62%
Germany 3.54%
South Korea 3.53%
Malta 3.50%
Poland 3.37%
UAE 3.36%
Oman 3.12%
Macao 3.01%
Czech Republic 2.89%
Japan 2.80%
Bahrain 1.87%
Qatar 0.26%
Cyprus Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 6.13% -1.46%
2020 7.59% 0.52%
2019 7.07% -1.30%
2018 8.37% -2.68%
2017 11.05% -1.90%
2016 12.95% -1.96%
2015 14.91% -1.18%
2014 16.09% 0.22%
2013 15.87% 4.07%
2012 11.80% 3.94%
2011 7.86% 1.60%
2010 6.26% 0.90%
2009 5.36% 1.71%
2008 3.65% -0.27%
2007 3.92% -0.62%
2006 4.54% -0.76%
2005 5.30% 0.97%
2004 4.33% 0.19%
2003 4.14% 0.84%
2002 3.30% -0.68%
2001 3.98% -0.99%
2000 4.97% -0.73%
1999 5.70% 2.40%
1998 3.30% -0.10%
1997 3.40% 0.30%
1996 3.10% 0.50%
1995 2.60% -0.10%
1994 2.70% 0.00%
1993 2.70% 0.61%
1992 2.09% -0.91%
1991 3.00% -0.91%