St. Vincent and the Grenadines Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines unemployment rate for 2021 was 21.62%, a 0.62% increase from 2020.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines unemployment rate for 2020 was 21.00%, a 1.72% increase from 2019.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines unemployment rate for 2019 was 19.28%, a 0.1% increase from 2018.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines unemployment rate for 2018 was 19.18%, a 0% 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%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 21.62% 0.62%
2020 21.00% 1.72%
2019 19.28% 0.10%
2018 19.18% 0.00%
2017 19.18% 0.07%
2016 19.11% 0.02%
2015 19.09% 0.04%
2014 19.05% 0.06%
2013 18.99% 0.02%
2012 18.97% -0.02%
2011 18.99% -0.06%
2010 19.05% 0.09%
2009 18.96% 0.17%
2008 18.79% -0.27%
2007 19.06% -0.17%
2006 19.23% -0.52%
2005 19.75% -0.27%
2004 20.02% -0.19%
2003 20.21% -0.38%
2002 20.59% -0.51%
2001 21.10% 0.15%
2000 20.96% 0.19%
1999 20.77% 0.20%
1998 20.57% 0.12%
1997 20.44% 0.06%
1996 20.38% 0.39%
1995 19.99% -0.20%
1994 20.19% 0.45%
1993 19.74% 0.05%
1992 19.69% -0.08%
1991 19.77% -0.08%