Trinidad and Tobago Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

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 2021 was 4.81%, a 0.24% increase from 2020.
  • Trinidad and Tobago unemployment rate for 2020 was 4.57%, a 1.15% increase from 2019.
  • Trinidad and Tobago unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.42%, a 0.09% increase from 2018.
  • Trinidad and Tobago unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.34%, a 0.06% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
New Caledonia 16.57%
Greece 14.80%
Spain 14.73%
French Polynesia 14.39%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 13.27%
Bahamas 13.24%
Panama 12.09%
Argentina 10.90%
Uruguay 10.45%
Barbados 10.41%
Italy 9.83%
Chile 9.13%
Croatia 8.68%
Sweden 8.66%
Puerto Rico 8.27%
France 8.06%
Lithuania 7.90%
Brunei 7.65%
Latvia 7.60%
Finland 7.53%
Canada 7.51%
Channel Islands 7.37%
Saudi Arabia 7.36%
Guam 6.98%
Slovak Republic 6.74%
Portugal 6.65%
Ireland 6.63%
Belgium 6.42%
Estonia 6.33%
Austria 6.30%
Cyprus 6.13%
United States 5.46%
Iceland 5.40%
Switzerland 5.32%
Hong Kong 5.32%
Luxembourg 5.23%
Australia 5.11%
Israel 5.05%
Norway 4.99%
Trinidad and Tobago 4.81%
Denmark 4.80%
United Kingdom 4.53%
Slovenia 4.42%
New Zealand 4.12%
Hungary 4.12%
Netherlands 4.01%
Kuwait 3.71%
Singapore 3.62%
Germany 3.54%
South Korea 3.53%
Malta 3.50%
Poland 3.37%
UAE 3.36%
Oman 3.12%
Macao 3.01%
Czech Republic 2.89%
Japan 2.80%
Bahrain 1.87%
Qatar 0.26%
Trinidad and Tobago Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 4.81% 0.24%
2020 4.57% 1.15%
2019 3.42% 0.09%
2018 3.34% 0.06%
2017 3.28% 0.07%
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%