Turkmenistan Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Turkmenistan unemployment rate for 2021 was 5.08%, a 0.13% increase from 2020.
  • Turkmenistan unemployment rate for 2020 was 4.95%, a 0.68% increase from 2019.
  • Turkmenistan unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.27%, a 0.03% increase from 2018.
  • Turkmenistan unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.23%, a 0.03% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Ecuador 6.43%
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Turkmenistan 5.08%
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Turkmenistan Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 5.08% 0.13%
2020 4.95% 0.68%
2019 4.27% 0.03%
2018 4.23% 0.03%
2017 4.20% 0.04%
2016 4.17% 0.03%
2015 4.14% -0.01%
2014 4.15% 0.03%
2013 4.11% 0.02%
2012 4.09% 0.00%
2011 4.09% 0.09%
2010 4.00% 0.00%
2009 4.00% -0.95%
2008 4.95% -0.81%
2007 5.76% -0.85%
2006 6.61% -0.89%
2005 7.50% -0.69%
2004 8.19% -0.80%
2003 8.99% -0.76%
2002 9.75% -0.93%
2001 10.68% -0.86%
2000 11.54% -1.16%
1999 12.70% 0.50%
1998 12.20% 1.20%
1997 11.00% 0.70%
1996 10.30% 2.00%
1995 8.30% 3.60%
1994 4.70% 3.20%
1993 1.50% 0.00%
1992 1.50% 0.10%
1991 1.40% 0.10%