Turkmenistan Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Turkmenistan unemployment rate for 2022 was 5.02%, a 0.23% increase from 2021.
  • Turkmenistan unemployment rate for 2021 was 4.79%, a 0.01% decline from 2020.
  • Turkmenistan unemployment rate for 2020 was 4.80%, a 0.57% increase from 2019.
  • Turkmenistan unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.23%, a 0.03% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Dominican Republic 7.12%
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Jamaica 6.05%
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Turkmenistan 5.02%
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Turkmenistan Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 5.02% 0.23%
2021 4.79% -0.01%
2020 4.80% 0.57%
2019 4.23% 0.03%
2018 4.20% 0.02%
2017 4.17% 0.03%
2016 4.14% 0.03%
2015 4.11% -0.01%
2014 4.13% 0.03%
2013 4.10% 0.02%
2012 4.08% -0.01%
2011 4.09% 0.09%
2010 4.00% 0.00%
2009 4.00% -0.94%
2008 4.94% -0.80%
2007 5.74% -0.84%
2006 6.58% -0.89%
2005 7.47% -0.68%
2004 8.15% -0.80%
2003 8.95% -0.76%
2002 9.71% -0.94%
2001 10.64% -0.87%
2000 11.51% -1.19%
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%