Guatemala Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Guatemala unemployment rate for 2021 was 3.57%, a 0.02% increase from 2020.
  • Guatemala unemployment rate for 2020 was 3.55%, a 1.36% increase from 2019.
  • Guatemala unemployment rate for 2019 was 2.19%, a 0.09% decline from 2018.
  • Guatemala unemployment rate for 2018 was 2.28%, a 0.18% decline 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%
Guatemala Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 3.57% 0.02%
2020 3.55% 1.36%
2019 2.19% -0.09%
2018 2.28% -0.18%
2017 2.46% -0.12%
2016 2.58% 0.07%
2015 2.51% -0.21%
2014 2.72% -0.30%
2013 3.02% 0.26%
2012 2.76% -0.33%
2011 3.09% -0.42%
2010 3.50% -0.01%
2009 3.51% 0.20%
2008 3.31% 0.20%
2007 3.11% 0.05%
2006 3.06% 0.01%
2005 3.05% 0.08%
2004 2.97% 0.16%
2003 2.81% 0.06%
2002 2.75% -0.03%
2001 2.78% 0.06%
2000 2.73% 0.02%
1999 2.70% 0.05%
1998 2.65% 0.00%
1997 2.65% -0.03%
1996 2.68% 0.08%
1995 2.61% -0.01%
1994 2.62% 0.01%
1993 2.61% 0.04%
1992 2.57% -0.02%
1991 2.59% -0.02%