Unemployment Rate by Country

Country Name 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
South Africa 26.91% 27.04% 26.54% 25.15% 24.89%
West Bank And Gaza 26.26% 25.68% 23.94% 23.01% 20.53%
Lesotho 23.98% 24.13% 24.30% 24.40% 24.47%
Eswatini 22.37% 22.54% 22.72% 23.44% 24.14%
North Macedonia 20.74% 22.38% 23.72% 26.07% 28.03%
Namibia 19.88% 21.57% 23.35% 20.89% 18.52%
Gabon 19.77% 19.93% 20.11% 20.22% 20.30%
Greece 19.29% 21.49% 23.54% 24.90% 26.49%
St. Lucia 19.29% 19.10% 19.91% 20.67% 21.41%
Armenia 18.97% 17.71% 17.62% 18.26% 17.50%
St. Vincent And The Grenadines 18.73% 18.89% 19.06% 19.16% 19.23%
Libya 18.46% 18.61% 18.77% 18.87% 18.94%
Bosnia 18.40% 20.53% 25.41% 27.69% 27.52%
Botswana 17.32% 17.46% 17.62% 17.71% 17.78%
Sudan 16.87% 17.02% 17.19% 17.29% 17.36%
Jordan 16.29% 15.78% 15.28% 13.08% 11.90%
Tunisia 15.46% 15.38% 15.51% 15.16% 15.06%
New Caledonia 15.31% 15.11% 14.92% 14.75% 14.59%
Spain 15.26% 17.22% 19.64% 22.06% 24.44%
Montenegro 15.18% 16.07% 17.72% 17.54% 18.00%
Guyana 14.02% 13.85% 13.69% 13.46% 13.21%
Haiti 13.58% 13.72% 13.86% 13.95% 14.02%
Sao Tome And Principe 13.14% 13.26% 13.39% 13.46% 13.52%
Yemen 13.01% 13.15% 13.31% 13.40% 13.47%
Somalia 12.89% 13.02% 13.17% 13.25% 13.32%
Iraq 12.87% 13.02% 10.82% 10.72% 10.59%
Serbia 12.73% 13.48% 15.26% 17.66% 19.22%
Georgia 12.67% 13.94% 16.60% 16.51% 17.44%
French Polynesia 12.59% 12.40% 12.23% 12.06% 11.92%
Brazil 12.33% 12.82% 11.60% 8.43% 6.66%
Albania 12.30% 13.62% 15.42% 17.19% 18.06%
Cabo Verde 12.17% 12.24% 12.10% 11.90% 11.69%
South Sudan 12.10% 12.23% 12.37% 12.45% 12.51%
Iran 12.06% 12.10% 12.43% 11.06% 10.57%
Zambia 12.01% 11.63% 10.88% 10.10% 9.34%
Algeria 11.89% 12.00% 10.20% 11.21% 10.21%
Djibouti 11.06% 11.18% 11.31% 11.39% 11.45%
Afghanistan 11.06% 11.18% 11.31% 11.39% 11.45%
Turkey 10.89% 10.82% 10.84% 10.24% 9.88%
Italy 10.61% 11.21% 11.69% 11.90% 12.68%
Mauritania 10.22% 10.34% 10.31% 10.22% 10.12%
Bahamas 10.00% 9.80% 12.70% 12.00% 13.80%
Barbados 10.00% 9.86% 9.72% 11.35% 12.17%
Egypt 9.82% 11.74% 12.41% 13.05% 13.11%
Congo, Rep. 9.66% 9.75% 9.85% 9.90% 9.95%
Costa Rica 9.63% 8.14% 8.60% 9.00% 9.06%
Argentina 9.22% 8.35% 7.97% 7.61% 7.27%
Puerto Rico 9.20% 10.80% 11.80% 12.00% 13.90%
Colombia 9.11% 8.87% 8.69% 8.30% 8.57%
Jamaica 9.10% 11.63% 13.19% 13.51% 13.74%
Morocco 9.08% 9.19% 9.30% 9.46% 9.70%
Gambia 9.02% 9.12% 9.24% 9.30% 9.35%
France 9.02% 9.41% 10.04% 10.35% 10.29%
Ukraine 8.80% 9.51% 9.35% 9.14% 9.27%
Brunei 8.70% 9.32% 8.47% 7.69% 6.97%
Nigeria 8.45% 8.39% 7.06% 4.31% 4.56%
Croatia 8.43% 11.21% 13.10% 16.18% 17.29%
Cyprus 8.37% 11.05% 12.95% 14.91% 16.09%
Uruguay 8.34% 7.89% 7.84% 7.49% 6.55%
Samoa 8.32% 8.44% 8.58% 8.66% 8.72%
Syrian Arab Republic 8.23% 8.33% 8.44% 8.50% 8.55%
Equatorial Guinea 8.03% 8.13% 8.24% 8.31% 8.36%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 7.99% 7.84% 7.69% 7.57% 7.45%
Comoros 7.78% 7.89% 8.01% 8.09% 8.14%
Latvia 7.41% 8.72% 9.64% 9.87% 10.85%
Finland 7.36% 8.64% 8.82% 9.38% 8.66%
Mali 7.31% 7.41% 7.60% 7.73% 6.38%
Chile 7.23% 6.96% 6.74% 6.51% 6.67%
Venezuela 7.22% 7.30% 7.39% 7.44% 7.48%
Channel Islands 7.01% 6.87% 6.74% 6.62% 6.51%
Suriname 7.00% 7.08% 7.17% 7.22% 6.94%
Angola 7.00% 7.10% 7.20% 7.26% 7.31%
Portugal 6.99% 8.87% 11.07% 12.44% 13.89%
Kyrgyz Republic 6.79% 6.89% 7.21% 7.56% 8.05%
Tajikistan 6.72% 6.81% 6.90% 7.53% 8.17%
Slovak Republic 6.54% 8.13% 9.67% 11.48% 13.18%
Senegal 6.53% 6.61% 6.70% 6.76% 7.61%
Belize 6.52% 6.60% 7.00% 7.58% 8.24%
Mauritius 6.43% 6.75% 6.81% 7.41% 7.47%
Eritrea 6.41% 6.50% 6.60% 6.66% 6.71%
Sweden 6.37% 6.72% 6.99% 7.43% 7.95%
Lithuania 6.15% 7.07% 7.86% 9.12% 10.70%
Lebanon 6.10% 6.18% 6.26% 6.31% 6.35%
Saudi Arabia 6.04% 5.89% 5.65% 5.59% 5.72%
Belgium 5.95% 7.09% 7.83% 8.48% 8.52%
Maldives 5.90% 6.00% 6.12% 5.67% 5.21%
Dominican Republic 5.86% 5.83% 7.28% 7.61% 6.72%
Canada 5.83% 6.34% 7.00% 6.91% 6.91%
Ireland 5.74% 6.71% 8.37% 9.91% 11.86%
Uzbekistan 5.71% 5.80% 5.20% 5.20% 5.10%
Honduras 5.65% 5.53% 6.73% 6.15% 7.08%
Malawi 5.62% 5.70% 5.79% 5.85% 5.89%
Luxembourg 5.59% 5.52% 6.29% 6.67% 5.85%
Guam 5.59% 5.49% 5.40% 6.90% 7.60%
Paraguay 5.56% 4.62% 5.26% 4.56% 5.03%
Mongolia 5.38% 6.36% 7.24% 4.86% 4.80%
Estonia 5.37% 5.76% 6.76% 6.19% 7.35%
India 5.33% 5.41% 5.51% 5.56% 5.60%
Australia 5.30% 5.59% 5.71% 6.05% 6.08%
Bulgaria 5.21% 6.16% 7.58% 9.14% 11.42%
Nicaragua 5.20% 3.30% 3.90% 4.70% 4.52%
Denmark 5.13% 5.83% 5.99% 6.28% 6.93%
Slovenia 5.11% 6.56% 8.00% 8.96% 9.67%
Zimbabwe 5.07% 5.15% 5.24% 5.29% 5.33%
Azerbaijan 4.90% 5.00% 5.00% 4.96% 4.91%
Austria 4.85% 5.50% 6.01% 5.72% 5.62%
Kazakhstan 4.85% 4.90% 4.96% 4.93% 5.06%
Russia 4.85% 5.21% 5.56% 5.57% 5.16%
Belarus 4.76% 5.65% 5.84% 5.91% 5.97%
Switzerland 4.71% 4.80% 4.92% 4.80% 4.83%
Burkina Faso 4.70% 5.13% 5.60% 6.04% 6.48%
Timor-Leste 4.48% 4.57% 4.66% 4.45% 4.23%
Sierra Leone 4.42% 4.50% 4.59% 4.64% 4.68%
Indonesia 4.40% 3.88% 4.30% 4.51% 4.05%
Sri Lanka 4.32% 4.05% 4.24% 4.52% 4.19%
New Zealand 4.30% 4.70% 5.08% 5.35% 5.37%
China 4.30% 4.40% 4.50% 4.60% 4.60%
Bangladesh 4.29% 4.37% 4.35% 4.38% 4.39%
Guinea 4.19% 4.26% 4.33% 4.38% 4.41%
Romania 4.19% 4.93% 5.90% 6.81% 6.80%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 4.18% 4.26% 4.35% 4.40% 4.44%
Fiji 4.16% 4.24% 4.32% 4.36% 4.39%
Ghana 4.16% 4.22% 5.45% 6.81% 6.52%
Moldova 4.11% 4.10% 4.19% 3.69% 3.86%
Central African Republic 4.09% 4.17% 4.25% 4.30% 4.34%
Pakistan 4.08% 3.94% 3.78% 3.57% 1.83%
El Salvador 4.01% 4.39% 4.42% 4.00% 4.15%
Israel 4.00% 4.22% 4.80% 5.25% 5.89%
United Kingdom 4.00% 4.33% 4.81% 5.30% 6.11%
United States 3.90% 4.36% 4.87% 5.28% 6.17%
Panama 3.89% 3.90% 3.32% 3.00% 2.72%
Poland 3.85% 4.89% 6.16% 7.50% 8.99%
Netherlands 3.83% 4.84% 6.01% 6.87% 7.42%
South Korea 3.82% 3.65% 3.65% 3.55% 3.50%
Norway 3.80% 4.16% 4.68% 4.30% 3.48%
Turkmenistan 3.79% 3.84% 3.90% 3.94% 3.97%
Hungary 3.71% 4.16% 5.12% 6.81% 7.73%
Togo 3.66% 3.74% 2.95% 2.20% 2.16%
Malta 3.66% 4.00% 4.69% 5.38% 5.73%
Singapore 3.65% 4.20% 4.08% 3.79% 3.74%
Ecuador 3.53% 3.84% 4.60% 3.62% 3.48%
Bolivia 3.52% 3.66% 3.50% 3.07% 2.01%
Trinidad And Tobago 3.40% 3.30% 3.21% 2.43% 2.48%
Germany 3.38% 3.75% 4.12% 4.62% 4.98%
Cameroon 3.36% 3.41% 3.47% 3.51% 3.53%
Malaysia 3.30% 3.41% 3.44% 3.10% 2.88%
Mexico 3.28% 3.42% 3.86% 4.31% 4.81%
Mozambique 3.24% 3.31% 3.38% 3.43% 3.41%
Peru 3.18% 3.35% 3.38% 2.92% 2.85%
Tonga 3.07% 2.93% 2.80% 2.64% 2.46%
Hong Kong 3.04% 3.09% 3.39% 3.32% 3.30%
Liberia 2.94% 3.00% 3.08% 2.08% 2.13%
Nepal 2.90% 2.97% 3.05% 3.10% 2.85%
Guinea-Bissau 2.84% 2.90% 2.97% 3.01% 3.04%
Iceland 2.70% 2.74% 2.98% 3.98% 4.90%
North Korea 2.66% 2.72% 2.79% 2.83% 2.86%
Kenya 2.64% 2.69% 2.76% 2.80% 2.82%
Guatemala 2.41% 2.46% 2.58% 2.51% 2.72%
Papua New Guinea 2.41% 2.47% 2.53% 2.56% 2.59%
Japan 2.40% 2.80% 3.10% 3.40% 3.60%
Benin 2.37% 2.44% 2.52% 2.57% 2.61%
Kuwait 2.34% 2.25% 2.16% 2.20% 2.90%
Philippines 2.34% 2.55% 2.69% 3.07% 3.60%
Bhutan 2.30% 2.36% 2.42% 2.45% 2.63%
Czech Republic 2.24% 2.89% 3.95% 5.05% 6.11%
UAE 2.23% 2.46% 1.64% 1.74% 1.84%
Ethiopia 2.07% 2.12% 2.17% 2.20% 2.22%
Tanzania 1.99% 2.03% 2.08% 2.10% 2.13%
Chad 1.89% 1.89% 1.89% 1.87% 1.83%
Oman 1.80% 2.49% 3.27% 3.32% 3.37%
Macao 1.80% 2.00% 1.90% 1.81% 1.70%
Uganda 1.75% 1.79% 1.83% 1.86% 1.88%
Vanuatu 1.72% 1.75% 1.79% 1.81% 1.83%
Cuba 1.70% 1.70% 2.00% 2.40% 2.70%
Madagascar 1.69% 1.73% 1.76% 1.79% 1.33%
Bahrain 1.51% 1.44% 1.38% 1.32% 1.27%
Burundi 1.45% 1.48% 1.53% 1.55% 1.57%
Vietnam 1.16% 1.87% 1.85% 1.85% 1.26%
Rwanda 1.02% 1.06% 1.11% 1.14% 1.17%
Myanmar 0.87% 1.56% 1.14% 0.77% 0.78%
Thailand 0.77% 0.83% 0.69% 0.60% 0.58%
Lao PDR 0.64% 0.65% 0.67% 0.69% 0.70%
Solomon Islands 0.62% 0.64% 0.66% 0.67% 0.68%
Niger 0.47% 0.49% 0.51% 0.52% 0.52%
Cambodia 0.13% 0.14% 0.72% 0.39% 0.69%
Qatar 0.11% 0.14% 0.15% 0.17% 0.20%