Turkey Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Turkey unemployment rate for 2022 was 10.03%, a 1.95% decline from 2021.
  • Turkey unemployment rate for 2021 was 11.98%, a 1.13% decline from 2020.
  • Turkey unemployment rate for 2020 was 13.11%, a 0.56% decline from 2019.
  • Turkey unemployment rate for 2019 was 13.67%, a 2.78% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 29.81%
Gabon 21.47%
Namibia 20.85%
Botswana 20.68%
Libya 20.68%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 18.98%
Jordan 17.87%
St. Lucia 17.36%
Iraq 15.55%
Montenegro 15.40%
North Macedonia 15.08%
Bosnia 14.05%
Lebanon 12.64%
Armenia 12.56%
Guyana 12.36%
Albania 11.81%
Algeria 11.55%
Costa Rica 11.45%
Iran 10.96%
Colombia 10.73%
Samoa 10.31%
Turkey 10.03%
Belize 9.69%
Serbia 9.47%
Brazil 9.46%
Equatorial Guinea 8.69%
Suriname 8.64%
Mauritius 7.23%
Dominican Republic 7.12%
Paraguay 6.89%
Jamaica 6.05%
Azerbaijan 5.46%
Romania 5.44%
Venezuela 5.33%
Turkmenistan 5.02%
Kazakhstan 5.01%
China 4.89%
Maldives 4.88%
Bulgaria 4.40%
Fiji 4.33%
Belarus 4.17%
Ecuador 3.96%
Malaysia 3.73%
Peru 3.66%
Mexico 3.31%
Tonga 3.01%
Guatemala 2.57%
Cuba 1.39%
Thailand 0.86%
Turkey Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 10.03% -1.95%
2021 11.98% -1.13%
2020 13.11% -0.56%
2019 13.67% 2.78%
2018 10.89% 0.07%
2017 10.82% -0.02%
2016 10.84% 0.60%
2015 10.24% 0.36%
2014 9.88% 1.15%
2013 8.73% 0.58%
2012 8.15% -0.65%
2011 8.80% -1.86%
2010 10.66% -1.89%
2009 12.55% 2.84%
2008 9.71% 0.84%
2007 8.87% 0.15%
2006 8.72% -1.92%
2005 10.64% -0.20%
2004 10.84% 0.30%
2003 10.54% 0.18%
2002 10.36% 1.98%
2001 8.38% 1.88%
2000 6.50% -1.19%
1999 7.69% 0.80%
1998 6.89% 0.05%
1997 6.84% 0.21%
1996 6.63% -1.01%
1995 7.64% -0.94%
1994 8.58% -0.38%
1993 8.96% 0.45%
1992 8.51% 0.30%
1991 8.21% 0.30%