Montenegro Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Montenegro unemployment rate for 2020 was 15.86%, a 0.74% increase from 2019.
  • Montenegro unemployment rate for 2019 was 15.12%, a 0.06% decline from 2018.
  • Montenegro unemployment rate for 2018 was 15.18%, a 0.89% decline from 2017.
  • Montenegro unemployment rate for 2017 was 16.07%, a 1.65% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
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Namibia 20.35%
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Armenia 20.21%
Libya 19.39%
Jordan 18.50%
North Macedonia 18.40%
Botswana 17.70%
St. Lucia 17.13%
Costa Rica 17.08%
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Montenegro 15.86%
Guyana 15.82%
Colombia 15.44%
Turkey 13.92%
Iraq 13.74%
Brazil 13.67%
Algeria 12.83%
Albania 11.70%
Iran 10.96%
Equatorial Guinea 9.15%
Venezuela 9.14%
Serbia 9.08%
Dominican Republic 8.90%
Samoa 8.87%
Suriname 8.65%
Jamaica 8.40%
Belize 7.82%
Paraguay 7.61%
Maldives 7.18%
Mauritius 7.11%
Lebanon 6.61%
Azerbaijan 6.27%
Peru 6.24%
Ecuador 6.23%
Kazakhstan 6.05%
Russia 5.73%
Bulgaria 5.71%
Belarus 5.28%
China 5.00%
Romania 4.84%
Fiji 4.79%
Mexico 4.71%
Guatemala 4.65%
Malaysia 4.55%
Turkmenistan 4.38%
Tonga 4.37%
Cuba 3.87%
Thailand 1.02%
Montenegro Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 15.86% 0.74%
2019 15.12% -0.06%
2018 15.18% -0.89%
2017 16.07% -1.65%
2016 17.72% 0.18%
2015 17.54% -0.46%
2014 18.00% -1.50%
2013 19.50% -0.47%
2012 19.97% 0.30%
2011 19.67% 0.02%
2010 19.65% 0.56%
2009 19.09% 1.94%
2008 17.15% -2.25%
2007 19.40% -5.11%
2006 24.51% -5.80%
2005 30.31% -0.19%
2004 30.50% -0.13%
2003 30.63% -0.01%
2002 30.64% 0.11%
2001 30.53% -0.05%
2000 30.58% -0.07%
1999 30.65% 0.10%
1998 30.55% 0.00%
1997 30.55% -0.02%
1996 30.57% 0.00%
1995 30.57% -0.01%
1994 30.58% 0.09%
1993 30.49% 0.28%
1992 30.21% 0.17%
1991 30.04% 0.17%