Turkmenistan Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Turkmenistan unemployment rate for 2020 was 4.38%, a 0.64% increase from 2019.
  • Turkmenistan unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.74%, a 0.05% decline from 2018.
  • Turkmenistan unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.79%, a 0.05% decline from 2017.
  • Turkmenistan unemployment rate for 2017 was 3.84%, a 0.06% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Turkmenistan Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 4.38% 0.64%
2019 3.74% -0.05%
2018 3.79% -0.05%
2017 3.84% -0.06%
2016 3.90% -0.04%
2015 3.94% -0.03%
2014 3.97% -0.04%
2013 4.01% 0.01%
2012 4.00% 0.00%
2011 4.00% 0.00%
2010 4.00% -0.54%
2009 4.54% -0.40%
2008 4.94% -0.67%
2007 5.61% -0.79%
2006 6.40% -0.86%
2005 7.26% -0.86%
2004 8.12% -0.88%
2003 9.00% -0.87%
2002 9.87% -0.83%
2001 10.70% -0.97%
2000 11.67% -1.03%
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%