Slovak Republic Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Slovak Republic unemployment rate for 2021 was 6.74%, a 0.05% increase from 2020.
  • Slovak Republic unemployment rate for 2020 was 6.69%, a 0.94% increase from 2019.
  • Slovak Republic unemployment rate for 2019 was 5.75%, a 0.79% decline from 2018.
  • Slovak Republic unemployment rate for 2018 was 6.54%, a 1.59% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
New Caledonia 16.57%
Greece 14.80%
Spain 14.73%
French Polynesia 14.39%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 13.27%
Bahamas 13.24%
Panama 12.09%
Argentina 10.90%
Uruguay 10.45%
Barbados 10.41%
Italy 9.83%
Chile 9.13%
Croatia 8.68%
Sweden 8.66%
Puerto Rico 8.27%
France 8.06%
Lithuania 7.90%
Brunei 7.65%
Latvia 7.60%
Finland 7.53%
Canada 7.51%
Channel Islands 7.37%
Saudi Arabia 7.36%
Guam 6.98%
Slovak Republic 6.74%
Portugal 6.65%
Ireland 6.63%
Belgium 6.42%
Estonia 6.33%
Austria 6.30%
Cyprus 6.13%
United States 5.46%
Iceland 5.40%
Switzerland 5.32%
Hong Kong 5.32%
Luxembourg 5.23%
Australia 5.11%
Israel 5.05%
Norway 4.99%
Trinidad and Tobago 4.81%
Denmark 4.80%
United Kingdom 4.53%
Slovenia 4.42%
New Zealand 4.12%
Hungary 4.12%
Netherlands 4.01%
Kuwait 3.71%
Singapore 3.62%
Germany 3.54%
South Korea 3.53%
Malta 3.50%
Poland 3.37%
UAE 3.36%
Oman 3.12%
Macao 3.01%
Czech Republic 2.89%
Japan 2.80%
Bahrain 1.87%
Qatar 0.26%
Slovak Republic Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 6.74% 0.05%
2020 6.69% 0.94%
2019 5.75% -0.79%
2018 6.54% -1.59%
2017 8.13% -1.54%
2016 9.67% -1.81%
2015 11.48% -1.70%
2014 13.18% -1.04%
2013 14.22% 0.26%
2012 13.96% 0.34%
2011 13.62% -0.76%
2010 14.38% 2.35%
2009 12.03% 2.52%
2008 9.51% -1.63%
2007 11.14% -2.23%
2006 13.37% -2.89%
2005 16.26% -2.34%
2004 18.60% 1.48%
2003 17.12% -1.60%
2002 18.72% -0.66%
2001 19.38% 0.32%
2000 19.06% 3.11%
1999 15.95% 3.76%
1998 12.19% 0.30%
1997 11.89% 0.55%
1996 11.34% -1.77%
1995 13.11% -0.54%
1994 13.65% 1.45%
1993 12.20% 0.33%
1992 11.87% 0.29%
1991 11.58% 0.29%