Czech Republic Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Czech Republic unemployment rate for 2020 was 2.94%, a 0.93% increase from 2019.
  • Czech Republic unemployment rate for 2019 was 2.01%, a 0.23% decline from 2018.
  • Czech Republic unemployment rate for 2018 was 2.24%, a 0.65% decline from 2017.
  • Czech Republic unemployment rate for 2017 was 2.89%, a 1.06% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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New Caledonia 16.52%
Spain 15.67%
Bahamas 14.41%
French Polynesia 13.81%
Barbados 12.79%
Uruguay 12.67%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 11.84%
Argentina 11.67%
Chile 11.51%
Puerto Rico 11.17%
Panama 10.23%
Canada 9.48%
Italy 9.31%
France 8.62%
Sweden 8.45%
Lithuania 8.43%
Brunei 8.37%
United States 8.31%
Saudi Arabia 8.22%
Latvia 8.19%
Channel Islands 8.16%
Finland 7.83%
Guam 7.51%
Cyprus 7.21%
Croatia 7.20%
Portugal 7.20%
Luxembourg 6.96%
Kuwait 6.79%
Slovak Republic 6.79%
Trinidad and Tobago 6.74%
Australia 6.61%
Estonia 6.46%
Belgium 6.01%
Ireland 5.92%
Hong Kong 5.80%
Austria 5.77%
Denmark 5.66%
Singapore 5.19%
Slovenia 5.17%
Iceland 5.01%
UAE 5.00%
Oman 4.97%
Switzerland 4.94%
Norway 4.62%
Israel 4.61%
New Zealand 4.55%
Hungary 4.35%
United Kingdom 4.34%
Germany 4.31%
Netherlands 4.09%
Malta 4.09%
Bahrain 4.09%
South Korea 4.07%
Poland 3.55%
Qatar 3.45%
Japan 2.97%
Czech Republic 2.94%
Macao 2.50%
Czech Republic Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 2.94% 0.93%
2019 2.01% -0.23%
2018 2.24% -0.65%
2017 2.89% -1.06%
2016 3.95% -1.10%
2015 5.05% -1.06%
2014 6.11% -0.84%
2013 6.95% -0.03%
2012 6.98% 0.27%
2011 6.71% -0.57%
2010 7.28% 0.62%
2009 6.66% 2.27%
2008 4.39% -0.93%
2007 5.32% -1.83%
2006 7.15% -0.78%
2005 7.93% -0.28%
2004 8.21% 0.67%
2003 7.54% 0.52%
2002 7.02% -0.97%
2001 7.99% -0.77%
2000 8.76% 0.27%
1999 8.49% 2.59%
1998 5.90% 1.63%
1997 4.27% 0.38%
1996 3.89% -0.13%
1995 4.02% -0.28%
1994 4.30% -0.02%
1993 4.32% 1.10%
1992 3.22% 0.95%
1991 2.27% 0.95%