Kazakhstan Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Kazakhstan unemployment rate for 2022 was 5.01%, a 0.15% decline from 2021.
  • Kazakhstan unemployment rate for 2021 was 5.16%, a 0.27% increase from 2020.
  • Kazakhstan unemployment rate for 2020 was 4.89%, a 0.09% increase from 2019.
  • Kazakhstan unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.80%, a 0.05% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Kazakhstan Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 5.01% -0.15%
2021 5.16% 0.27%
2020 4.89% 0.09%
2019 4.80% -0.05%
2018 4.85% -0.05%
2017 4.90% -0.06%
2016 4.96% 0.03%
2015 4.93% -0.13%
2014 5.06% -0.14%
2013 5.20% -0.09%
2012 5.29% -0.10%
2011 5.39% -0.38%
2010 5.77% -0.78%
2009 6.55% -0.08%
2008 6.63% -0.63%
2007 7.26% -0.53%
2006 7.79% -0.34%
2005 8.13% -0.27%
2004 8.40% -0.38%
2003 8.78% -0.55%
2002 9.33% -1.10%
2001 10.43% -2.32%
2000 12.75% -0.71%
1999 13.46% 0.33%
1998 13.13% 0.12%
1997 13.01% 0.05%
1996 12.96% 1.98%
1995 10.98% 3.44%
1994 7.54% 6.43%
1993 1.11% 0.11%
1992 1.00% 0.10%
1991 0.90% 0.10%