Philippines Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Philippines unemployment rate for 2022 was 2.24%, a 0.39% decline from 2021.
  • Philippines unemployment rate for 2021 was 2.63%, a 0.11% increase from 2020.
  • Philippines unemployment rate for 2020 was 2.52%, a 0.28% increase from 2019.
  • Philippines unemployment rate for 2019 was 2.24%, a 0.1% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Mongolia 8.25%
India 7.33%
Honduras 7.10%
Egypt 6.96%
Sri Lanka 6.71%
Pakistan 6.42%
Zambia 6.13%
Uzbekistan 6.01%
Nigeria 5.76%
Nicaragua 5.57%
Kenya 5.50%
Timor-Leste 4.86%
Bangladesh 4.70%
Kyrgyz Republic 4.57%
Bolivia 4.42%
Cameroon 4.00%
Ghana 3.87%
El Salvador 3.82%
Bhutan 3.60%
Indonesia 3.55%
Papua New Guinea 2.75%
Lao PDR 2.63%
Moldova 2.28%
Philippines 2.24%
Vanuatu 2.09%
Vietnam 1.92%
Solomon Islands 1.54%
Cambodia 0.36%
Philippines Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 2.24% -0.39%
2021 2.63% 0.11%
2020 2.52% 0.28%
2019 2.24% -0.10%
2018 2.34% -0.21%
2017 2.55% -0.15%
2016 2.70% -0.37%
2015 3.07% -0.53%
2014 3.60% 0.10%
2013 3.50% 0.00%
2012 3.50% -0.09%
2011 3.59% -0.02%
2010 3.61% -0.25%
2009 3.86% 0.14%
2008 3.72% 0.29%
2007 3.43% -0.62%
2006 4.05% 0.25%
2005 3.80% 0.25%
2004 3.55% 0.02%
2003 3.53% -0.10%
2002 3.63% -0.07%
2001 3.70% 0.05%
2000 3.66% -0.04%
1999 3.69% -0.14%
1998 3.83% 0.20%
1997 3.63% 0.02%
1996 3.61% -0.04%
1995 3.65% -0.01%
1994 3.66% -0.08%
1993 3.74% -0.06%
1992 3.80% -0.03%
1991 3.83% -0.03%