Trinidad and Tobago Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Trinidad and Tobago unemployment rate for 2022 was 3.98%, a 0.47% decline from 2021.
  • Trinidad and Tobago unemployment rate for 2021 was 4.45%, a 0.24% increase from 2020.
  • Trinidad and Tobago unemployment rate for 2020 was 4.21%, a 0.69% increase from 2019.
  • Trinidad and Tobago unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.52%, a 0.12% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
French Polynesia 13.10%
Spain 13.01%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 12.38%
New Caledonia 12.27%
Greece 12.16%
Bahamas 10.06%
Panama 8.79%
Barbados 8.20%
Italy 8.09%
Uruguay 7.84%
Chile 7.78%
France 7.45%
Sweden 7.36%
Brunei 7.20%
Cyprus 6.98%
Channel Islands 6.92%
Finland 6.80%
Croatia 6.75%
Argentina 6.49%
Latvia 6.43%
Guam 6.13%
Slovak Republic 6.09%
Puerto Rico 5.97%
Estonia 5.85%
Portugal 5.78%
Saudi Arabia 5.64%
Belgium 5.63%
Lithuania 5.57%
Canada 5.21%
Hong Kong 5.06%
Austria 4.71%
Luxembourg 4.70%
Ireland 4.36%
Switzerland 4.20%
Slovenia 4.18%
Denmark 4.17%
Trinidad and Tobago 3.98%
Iceland 3.81%
Australia 3.66%
United States 3.61%
United Kingdom 3.57%
Netherlands 3.54%
Israel 3.48%
Hungary 3.42%
New Zealand 3.25%
Norway 3.17%
Germany 2.99%
Malta 2.81%
South Korea 2.79%
Singapore 2.76%
UAE 2.75%
Japan 2.64%
Macao 2.63%
Poland 2.60%
Kuwait 2.48%
Czech Republic 2.37%
Oman 2.33%
Bahrain 1.40%
Qatar 0.10%
Trinidad and Tobago Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 3.98% -0.47%
2021 4.45% 0.24%
2020 4.21% 0.69%
2019 3.52% 0.12%
2018 3.41% 0.10%
2017 3.31% 0.10%
2016 3.21% 0.78%
2015 2.43% -0.05%
2014 2.48% -0.20%
2013 2.68% -1.04%
2012 3.72% 0.29%
2011 3.43% -0.60%
2010 4.03% -1.25%
2009 5.28% 0.65%
2008 4.63% -0.91%
2007 5.54% -0.73%
2006 6.27% -1.68%
2005 7.95% -0.38%
2004 8.33% -2.15%
2003 10.48% 0.09%
2002 10.39% -0.49%
2001 10.88% -1.22%
2000 12.10% -1.02%
1999 13.12% -1.09%
1998 14.21% -0.80%
1997 15.01% -1.24%
1996 16.25% -0.97%
1995 17.22% -1.22%
1994 18.44% -1.37%
1993 19.81% 0.15%
1992 19.66% 1.14%
1991 18.52% 1.14%