Vietnam Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Vietnam unemployment rate for 2021 was 2.17%, a 0.22% decline from 2020.
  • Vietnam unemployment rate for 2020 was 2.39%, a 0.35% increase from 2019.
  • Vietnam unemployment rate for 2019 was 2.04%, a 0.88% increase from 2018.
  • Vietnam unemployment rate for 2018 was 1.16%, a 0.71% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Nicaragua 5.96%
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Bangladesh 5.23%
Timor-Leste 5.07%
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Bhutan 4.33%
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Cameroon 3.87%
Papua New Guinea 2.75%
Philippines 2.41%
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Vietnam Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 2.17% -0.22%
2020 2.39% 0.35%
2019 2.04% 0.88%
2018 1.16% -0.71%
2017 1.87% 0.02%
2016 1.85% 0.00%
2015 1.85% 0.59%
2014 1.26% -0.06%
2013 1.32% 0.29%
2012 1.03% 0.03%
2011 1.00% -0.11%
2010 1.11% -0.63%
2009 1.74% -0.19%
2008 1.93% -0.10%
2007 2.03% -0.06%
2006 2.09% -0.01%
2005 2.10% -0.04%
2004 2.14% -0.11%
2003 2.25% 0.13%
2002 2.12% -0.64%
2001 2.76% 0.50%
2000 2.26% -0.07%
1999 2.33% 0.04%
1998 2.29% -0.58%
1997 2.87% 0.94%
1996 1.93% 0.03%
1995 1.90% -0.03%
1994 1.93% -0.04%
1993 1.97% 0.06%
1992 1.91% -0.18%
1991 2.09% -0.18%