Tajikistan Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Tajikistan unemployment rate for 2020 was 7.50%, a 0.84% increase from 2019.
  • Tajikistan unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.66%, a 0.06% decline from 2018.
  • Tajikistan unemployment rate for 2018 was 6.72%, a 0.09% decline from 2017.
  • Tajikistan unemployment rate for 2017 was 6.81%, a 0.09% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Gambia 9.64%
Syrian Arab Republic 9.03%
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Mali 7.50%
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Ethiopia 2.79%
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Tanzania 2.16%
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Tajikistan Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 7.50% 0.84%
2019 6.66% -0.06%
2018 6.72% -0.09%
2017 6.81% -0.09%
2016 6.90% -0.63%
2015 7.53% -0.64%
2014 8.17% -0.69%
2013 8.86% -0.64%
2012 9.50% -0.66%
2011 10.16% -0.69%
2010 10.85% -0.65%
2009 11.50% 0.07%
2008 11.43% -0.41%
2007 11.84% -0.54%
2006 12.38% -0.56%
2005 12.94% -0.48%
2004 13.42% -0.45%
2003 13.87% -0.38%
2002 14.25% -0.30%
2001 14.55% -0.41%
2000 14.96% -0.44%
1999 15.40% -1.10%
1998 16.50% 2.60%
1997 13.90% 0.50%
1996 13.40% 3.10%
1995 10.30% 1.50%
1994 8.80% 2.60%
1993 6.20% 4.10%
1992 2.10% 0.20%
1991 1.90% 0.20%