Tunisia Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Tunisia unemployment rate for 2020 was 16.69%, a 1.56% increase from 2019.
  • Tunisia unemployment rate for 2019 was 15.13%, a 0.33% decline from 2018.
  • Tunisia unemployment rate for 2018 was 15.46%, a 0.08% increase from 2017.
  • Tunisia unemployment rate for 2017 was 15.38%, a 0.13% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Lesotho 24.65%
Eswatini 23.40%
Sudan 17.71%
Tunisia 16.69%
Sao Tome and Principe 13.86%
Cabo Verde 13.41%
Zambia 12.17%
Georgia 12.05%
Djibouti 11.57%
Mauritania 10.66%
Egypt 10.45%
Congo, Rep. 10.27%
Morocco 10.15%
Ukraine 9.48%
Honduras 9.39%
Nigeria 9.01%
Kyrgyz Republic 7.89%
Angola 7.70%
India 7.11%
El Salvador 6.98%
Uzbekistan 5.97%
Nicaragua 5.82%
Bolivia 5.61%
Bangladesh 5.30%
Timor-Leste 5.06%
Sri Lanka 4.84%
Moldova 4.71%
Pakistan 4.65%
Ghana 4.53%
Mongolia 4.33%
Indonesia 4.11%
Bhutan 3.74%
Cameroon 3.62%
Philippines 3.36%
Kenya 2.98%
Papua New Guinea 2.74%
Vietnam 2.27%
Vanuatu 1.95%
Myanmar 1.79%
Lao PDR 0.95%
Solomon Islands 0.79%
Cambodia 0.31%
Tunisia Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 16.69% 1.56%
2019 15.13% -0.33%
2018 15.46% 0.08%
2017 15.38% -0.13%
2016 15.51% 0.35%
2015 15.16% 0.10%
2014 15.06% -0.87%
2013 15.93% -1.70%
2012 17.63% -0.70%
2011 18.33% 5.28%
2010 13.05% -0.24%
2009 13.29% 0.85%
2008 12.44% 0.07%
2007 12.37% -0.14%
2006 12.51% -0.36%
2005 12.87% -1.36%
2004 14.23% -0.28%
2003 14.51% -0.04%
2002 14.55% 0.15%
2001 14.40% -0.54%
2000 14.94% -0.27%
1999 15.21% -0.33%
1998 15.54% -0.40%
1997 15.94% -0.02%
1996 15.96% 0.01%
1995 15.95% -0.01%
1994 15.96% 0.05%
1993 15.91% 0.17%
1992 15.74% 0.10%
1991 15.64% 0.10%