St. Vincent and the Grenadines Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

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 2020 was 20.27%, a 1.65% increase from 2019.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines unemployment rate for 2019 was 18.62%, a 0.11% decline from 2018.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines unemployment rate for 2018 was 18.73%, a 0.16% decline from 2017.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines unemployment rate for 2017 was 18.89%, a 0.17% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 28.74%
Gabon 20.47%
Namibia 20.35%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 20.27%
Armenia 20.21%
Libya 19.39%
Jordan 18.50%
North Macedonia 18.40%
Botswana 17.70%
St. Lucia 17.13%
Costa Rica 17.08%
Bosnia 16.85%
Montenegro 15.86%
Guyana 15.82%
Colombia 15.44%
Turkey 13.92%
Iraq 13.74%
Brazil 13.67%
Algeria 12.83%
Albania 11.70%
Iran 10.96%
Equatorial Guinea 9.15%
Venezuela 9.14%
Serbia 9.08%
Dominican Republic 8.90%
Samoa 8.87%
Suriname 8.65%
Jamaica 8.40%
Belize 7.82%
Paraguay 7.61%
Maldives 7.18%
Mauritius 7.11%
Lebanon 6.61%
Azerbaijan 6.27%
Peru 6.24%
Ecuador 6.23%
Kazakhstan 6.05%
Russia 5.73%
Bulgaria 5.71%
Belarus 5.28%
China 5.00%
Romania 4.84%
Fiji 4.79%
Mexico 4.71%
Guatemala 4.65%
Malaysia 4.55%
Turkmenistan 4.38%
Tonga 4.37%
Cuba 3.87%
Thailand 1.02%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 20.27% 1.65%
2019 18.62% -0.11%
2018 18.73% -0.16%
2017 18.89% -0.17%
2016 19.06% -0.10%
2015 19.16% -0.07%
2014 19.23% -0.12%
2013 19.35% 0.02%
2012 19.33% 0.02%
2011 19.31% -0.01%
2010 19.32% 0.07%
2009 19.25% 0.46%
2008 18.79% -0.32%
2007 19.11% -0.44%
2006 19.55% -0.46%
2005 20.01% -0.36%
2004 20.37% -0.32%
2003 20.69% -0.24%
2002 20.93% -0.17%
2001 21.10% 0.07%
2000 21.03% 0.05%
1999 20.98% 0.17%
1998 20.81% 0.10%
1997 20.71% 0.09%
1996 20.62% 0.10%
1995 20.52% 0.10%
1994 20.42% 0.15%
1993 20.27% 0.29%
1992 19.98% 0.21%
1991 19.77% 0.21%