Turkey Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Turkey unemployment rate for 2021 was 13.39%, a 0.28% increase 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.
  • Turkey unemployment rate for 2018 was 10.89%, a 0.07% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 33.56%
Botswana 24.72%
Gabon 22.27%
Namibia 21.68%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 21.62%
Armenia 20.90%
Libya 19.58%
Jordan 19.25%
Montenegro 18.49%
Costa Rica 17.95%
St. Lucia 16.91%
Guyana 16.43%
North Macedonia 16.20%
Bosnia 15.22%
Lebanon 14.49%
Brazil 14.40%
Colombia 14.34%
Iraq 14.19%
Turkey 13.39%
Algeria 12.70%
Albania 11.82%
Serbia 11.81%
Iran 11.46%
Suriname 10.07%
Samoa 9.84%
Equatorial Guinea 9.25%
Jamaica 9.18%
Dominican Republic 8.50%
Belize 8.22%
Mauritius 7.41%
Paraguay 7.21%
Azerbaijan 6.58%
Ecuador 6.43%
Venezuela 6.41%
Maldives 6.08%
Bulgaria 5.42%
Fiji 5.24%
Romania 5.17%
Turkmenistan 5.08%
Russia 5.01%
Kazakhstan 4.90%
Peru 4.83%
China 4.82%
Belarus 4.74%
Malaysia 4.61%
Mexico 4.38%
Tonga 3.97%
Guatemala 3.57%
Cuba 2.76%
Thailand 1.42%
Turkey Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 13.39% 0.28%
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%