Greece Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Greece unemployment rate for 2022 was 12.16%, a 2.55% decline from 2021.
  • Greece unemployment rate for 2021 was 14.71%, a 1.6% decline from 2020.
  • Greece unemployment rate for 2020 was 16.31%, a 1% decline from 2019.
  • Greece unemployment rate for 2019 was 17.31%, a 1.98% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
French Polynesia 13.10%
Spain 13.01%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 12.38%
New Caledonia 12.27%
Greece 12.16%
Bahamas 10.06%
Panama 8.79%
Barbados 8.20%
Italy 8.09%
Uruguay 7.84%
Chile 7.78%
France 7.45%
Sweden 7.36%
Brunei 7.20%
Cyprus 6.98%
Channel Islands 6.92%
Finland 6.80%
Croatia 6.75%
Argentina 6.49%
Latvia 6.43%
Guam 6.13%
Slovak Republic 6.09%
Puerto Rico 5.97%
Estonia 5.85%
Portugal 5.78%
Saudi Arabia 5.64%
Belgium 5.63%
Lithuania 5.57%
Canada 5.21%
Hong Kong 5.06%
Austria 4.71%
Luxembourg 4.70%
Ireland 4.36%
Switzerland 4.20%
Slovenia 4.18%
Denmark 4.17%
Trinidad and Tobago 3.98%
Iceland 3.81%
Australia 3.66%
United States 3.61%
United Kingdom 3.57%
Netherlands 3.54%
Israel 3.48%
Hungary 3.42%
New Zealand 3.25%
Norway 3.17%
Germany 2.99%
Malta 2.81%
South Korea 2.79%
Singapore 2.76%
UAE 2.75%
Japan 2.64%
Macao 2.63%
Poland 2.60%
Kuwait 2.48%
Czech Republic 2.37%
Oman 2.33%
Bahrain 1.40%
Qatar 0.10%
Greece Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 12.16% -2.55%
2021 14.71% -1.60%
2020 16.31% -1.00%
2019 17.31% -1.98%
2018 19.29% -2.20%
2017 21.49% -2.05%
2016 23.54% -1.36%
2015 24.90% -1.59%
2014 26.49% -0.98%
2013 27.47% 3.03%
2012 24.44% 6.58%
2011 17.86% 5.15%
2010 12.71% 3.09%
2009 9.62% 1.86%
2008 7.76% -0.64%
2007 8.40% -0.61%
2006 9.01% -0.98%
2005 9.99% -0.32%
2004 10.31% 0.90%
2003 9.41% -0.57%
2002 9.98% -0.48%
2001 10.46% -0.78%
2000 11.24% -0.61%
1999 11.85% 1.01%
1998 10.84% 1.27%
1997 9.57% -0.08%
1996 9.65% 0.59%
1995 9.06% 0.20%
1994 8.86% 0.25%
1993 8.61% 0.77%
1992 7.84% 0.19%
1991 7.65% 0.19%