Unemployment Rate by Country

Country Name 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017
South Africa 33.56% 29.22% 28.47% 26.91% 27.04%
Djibouti 28.39% 28.39% 26.36% 26.19% 26.06%
Eswatini 25.76% 25.51% 22.84% 22.79% 22.75%
West Bank And Gaza 24.90% 25.89% 25.34% 26.26% 25.68%
Botswana 24.72% 24.93% 22.61% 22.07% 21.57%
Lesotho 24.60% 24.56% 22.44% 22.81% 23.20%
Republic Of Congo 23.01% 22.84% 20.62% 20.61% 20.56%
Gabon 22.27% 21.97% 20.74% 20.75% 20.72%
Namibia 21.68% 21.45% 19.99% 19.88% 21.64%
St. Vincent And The Grenadines 21.62% 21.00% 19.28% 19.18% 19.18%
Armenia 20.90% 21.21% 18.30% 18.97% 17.70%
Somalia 19.87% 19.72% 18.83% 18.85% 18.88%
Sudan 19.81% 19.65% 17.65% 17.58% 17.53%
Libya 19.58% 20.07% 19.66% 19.46% 19.37%
Jordan 19.25% 19.03% 16.81% 18.27% 18.14%
Montenegro 18.49% 17.90% 15.12% 15.17% 16.07%
Costa Rica 17.95% 17.41% 11.49% 9.63% 8.14%
St. Lucia 16.91% 16.89% 15.32% 19.08% 18.86%
Tunisia 16.82% 16.59% 15.13% 15.46% 15.33%
New Caledonia 16.57% 16.43% 14.91% 14.85% 14.79%
Guyana 16.43% 16.43% 13.99% 14.02% 13.75%
North Macedonia 16.20% 17.20% 17.26% 20.74% 22.38%
Sao Tome And Principe 15.91% 15.75% 14.14% 14.06% 13.97%
Haiti 15.73% 15.45% 13.92% 13.86% 13.88%
Cabo Verde 15.42% 15.31% 12.22% 12.17% 12.24%
Bosnia 15.22% 15.27% 15.69% 18.40% 20.53%
Greece 14.80% 16.30% 17.31% 19.29% 21.49%
Spain 14.73% 15.53% 14.10% 15.25% 17.22%
Lebanon 14.49% 13.30% 11.35% 10.80% 10.27%
Brazil 14.40% 13.69% 11.93% 12.33% 12.82%
French Polynesia 14.39% 14.10% 12.30% 12.25% 12.21%
Colombia 14.34% 15.04% 9.96% 9.11% 8.87%
Iraq 14.19% 14.09% 12.86% 12.97% 13.02%
South Sudan 13.92% 14.03% 12.23% 12.24% 12.25%
Yemen 13.57% 13.39% 13.06% 13.15% 13.30%
Turkey 13.39% 13.11% 13.67% 10.89% 10.82%
Afghanistan 13.28% 11.71% 11.22% 11.15% 11.18%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 13.27% 13.55% 12.47% 12.43% 12.33%
Bahamas 13.24% 13.32% 10.06% 10.00% 9.80%
Zambia 13.03% 12.85% 12.52% 12.01% 11.63%
Algeria 12.70% 12.55% 10.51% 10.42% 10.33%
Panama 12.09% 12.85% 4.73% 3.83% 3.86%
Albania 11.82% 13.33% 11.47% 12.30% 13.62%
Serbia 11.81% 9.01% 10.39% 12.73% 13.48%
Morocco 11.47% 11.45% 9.28% 9.27% 9.24%
Mauritania 11.46% 11.27% 10.39% 10.39% 10.34%
Iran 11.46% 12.17% 10.74% 12.19% 12.23%
Gambia 11.21% 11.08% 9.50% 9.48% 9.49%
Argentina 10.90% 11.46% 9.84% 9.22% 8.35%
Georgia 10.66% 18.50% 11.57% 12.67% 13.94%
Syrian Arab Republic 10.57% 10.26% 8.77% 8.76% 8.75%
Uruguay 10.45% 10.35% 8.88% 8.34% 7.89%
Barbados 10.41% 10.38% 8.41% 8.32% 8.62%
Suriname 10.07% 9.78% 8.04% 7.93% 7.90%
Samoa 9.84% 9.15% 8.41% 8.69% 8.58%
Italy 9.83% 9.16% 9.95% 10.61% 11.21%
Nigeria 9.79% 9.71% 8.53% 8.46% 8.39%
Comoros 9.45% 9.22% 8.08% 8.08% 8.09%
Egypt 9.33% 9.17% 7.84% 9.82% 11.74%
Equatorial Guinea 9.25% 9.90% 8.68% 8.62% 8.65%
Jamaica 9.18% 9.48% 7.69% 9.10% 11.63%
Chile 9.13% 11.18% 7.29% 7.23% 6.96%
Kyrgyz Republic 9.10% 8.71% 6.92% 6.89% 6.89%
Ukraine 8.88% 9.13% 8.19% 8.80% 9.50%
Croatia 8.68% 7.51% 6.62% 8.43% 11.21%
Sweden 8.66% 8.29% 6.83% 6.36% 6.72%
Angola 8.53% 8.33% 7.42% 7.42% 7.41%
Honduras 8.51% 8.37% 5.70% 5.65% 5.53%
Bolivia 8.51% 7.90% 3.82% 3.52% 3.65%
Dominican Republic 8.50% 6.13% 6.36% 5.86% 5.83%
Puerto Rico 8.27% 8.89% 8.30% 9.20% 10.80%
Belize 8.22% 8.46% 6.71% 6.64% 6.60%
France 8.06% 8.01% 8.41% 9.02% 9.41%
Eritrea 8.05% 7.87% 5.99% 5.95% 5.94%
Lithuania 7.90% 8.49% 6.26% 6.15% 7.07%
Tajikistan 7.75% 7.58% 7.06% 7.01% 6.95%
Mali 7.72% 7.70% 7.44% 7.43% 7.41%
Brunei 7.65% 7.68% 6.92% 8.70% 9.32%
Latvia 7.60% 8.10% 6.31% 7.41% 8.72%
Finland 7.53% 7.76% 6.69% 7.36% 8.64%
Canada 7.51% 9.46% 5.66% 5.83% 6.34%
Mauritius 7.41% 7.41% 6.33% 6.43% 6.75%
Channel Islands 7.37% 7.69% 6.41% 6.57% 7.14%
Saudi Arabia 7.36% 7.45% 5.67% 6.04% 5.89%
Paraguay 7.21% 7.55% 6.59% 6.22% 4.61%
Uzbekistan 7.16% 7.04% 5.85% 5.84% 5.80%
Mongolia 7.08% 7.01% 5.44% 5.38% 6.36%
Malawi 7.02% 6.70% 5.75% 5.76% 5.76%
Guam 6.98% 6.80% 5.52% 5.56% 5.44%
Guinea-Bissau 6.76% 6.74% 6.04% 5.98% 5.99%
Slovak Republic 6.74% 6.69% 5.75% 6.54% 8.13%
Portugal 6.65% 6.79% 6.46% 6.99% 8.87%
Ireland 6.63% 5.62% 4.95% 5.74% 6.71%
Azerbaijan 6.58% 6.46% 4.85% 4.90% 5.00%
Central African Republic 6.58% 6.36% 5.62% 5.61% 5.65%
Ecuador 6.43% 6.11% 3.81% 3.53% 3.84%
Belgium 6.42% 5.55% 5.36% 5.95% 7.09%
Venezuela 6.41% 6.63% 5.10% 5.02% 5.05%
Guinea 6.34% 6.10% 5.02% 4.98% 4.91%
Estonia 6.33% 6.80% 4.45% 5.37% 5.76%
Austria 6.30% 5.36% 4.49% 4.85% 5.50%
Cyprus 6.13% 7.59% 7.07% 8.37% 11.05%
Maldives 6.08% 6.33% 5.34% 5.62% 5.87%
India 5.98% 8.00% 5.27% 5.33% 5.36%
Nicaragua 5.96% 6.08% 5.21% 5.20% 3.30%
El Salvador 5.94% 6.25% 4.17% 4.01% 4.39%
Kenya 5.74% 5.73% 5.01% 4.25% 3.51%
United States 5.46% 8.05% 3.67% 3.90% 4.36%
Democratic Republic Of Congo 5.43% 5.27% 4.45% 4.45% 4.47%
Bulgaria 5.42% 5.12% 4.23% 5.21% 6.16%
Iceland 5.40% 5.48% 3.51% 2.70% 2.74%
Sri Lanka 5.40% 5.88% 4.35% 4.32% 4.05%
Sierra Leone 5.33% 5.20% 4.65% 4.66% 4.66%
Switzerland 5.32% 4.82% 4.39% 4.71% 4.80%
Hong Kong 5.32% 5.83% 2.93% 2.82% 3.13%
Fiji 5.24% 4.72% 4.45% 4.33% 4.28%
Bangladesh 5.23% 5.41% 4.44% 4.41% 4.37%
Luxembourg 5.23% 6.77% 5.59% 5.59% 5.52%
Zimbabwe 5.17% 5.35% 4.83% 4.80% 4.79%
Romania 5.17% 5.03% 3.91% 4.19% 4.93%
Australia 5.11% 6.46% 5.16% 5.30% 5.59%
Turkmenistan 5.08% 4.95% 4.27% 4.23% 4.20%
Timor-Leste 5.07% 4.91% 4.51% 4.73% 4.76%
Nepal 5.05% 4.72% 3.10% 3.19% 3.32%
Israel 5.05% 4.33% 3.80% 4.00% 4.22%
Russia 5.01% 5.59% 4.50% 4.85% 5.21%
Norway 4.99% 4.42% 3.69% 3.80% 4.16%
Kazakhstan 4.90% 4.89% 4.80% 4.85% 4.90%
Peru 4.83% 7.18% 3.38% 3.49% 3.69%
China 4.82% 5.00% 4.52% 4.28% 4.44%
Trinidad And Tobago 4.81% 4.57% 3.42% 3.34% 3.28%
Denmark 4.80% 5.64% 5.02% 5.13% 5.83%
Burkina Faso 4.76% 4.90% 4.69% 4.69% 4.56%
Belarus 4.74% 4.77% 4.16% 4.76% 5.65%
Ghana 4.70% 4.65% 4.32% 4.28% 4.22%
Malaysia 4.61% 4.50% 3.26% 3.30% 3.41%
United Kingdom 4.53% 4.47% 3.74% 4.00% 4.33%
Slovenia 4.42% 4.97% 4.45% 5.11% 6.56%
Indonesia 4.41% 4.28% 3.62% 4.40% 3.88%
Mexico 4.38% 4.45% 3.48% 3.28% 3.42%
Pakistan 4.35% 4.30% 3.54% 4.08% 3.92%
Bhutan 4.33% 3.65% 2.50% 2.44% 2.45%
New Zealand 4.12% 4.59% 4.11% 4.33% 4.74%
Hungary 4.12% 4.25% 3.42% 3.71% 4.16%
Liberia 4.10% 3.98% 3.02% 3.03% 3.05%
Netherlands 4.01% 3.82% 3.38% 3.83% 4.84%
Togo 4.00% 3.95% 3.72% 3.73% 3.74%
Mozambique 3.98% 3.81% 3.47% 3.46% 3.45%
Tonga 3.97% 3.63% 3.06% 3.07% 2.82%
Moldova 3.96% 3.82% 5.10% 4.11% 4.10%
Cameroon 3.87% 3.84% 3.64% 3.62% 3.60%
Senegal 3.72% 3.62% 2.86% 3.28% 3.69%
Kuwait 3.71% 3.54% 2.17% 2.17% 2.20%
Ethiopia 3.69% 3.24% 2.33% 2.32% 2.30%
Singapore 3.62% 4.10% 3.10% 3.64% 4.20%
Guatemala 3.57% 3.55% 2.19% 2.28% 2.46%
Germany 3.54% 3.81% 3.14% 3.38% 3.75%
South Korea 3.53% 3.93% 3.75% 3.82% 3.65%
Malta 3.50% 4.26% 3.62% 3.66% 4.00%
Poland 3.37% 3.16% 3.28% 3.85% 4.89%
UAE 3.36% 3.19% 2.23% 2.35% 2.46%
Oman 3.12% 2.94% 1.85% 1.80% 2.57%
Macao 3.01% 2.57% 1.75% 1.83% 1.99%
Uganda 2.94% 2.77% 1.93% 1.92% 1.93%
Czech Republic 2.89% 2.55% 2.01% 2.24% 2.89%
Japan 2.80% 2.80% 2.40% 2.40% 2.80%
Cuba 2.76% 2.62% 1.74% 1.70% 1.70%
Papua New Guinea 2.75% 2.60% 2.45% 2.56% 2.51%
Tanzania 2.65% 2.53% 2.22% 2.21% 2.18%
Madagascar 2.59% 2.47% 1.86% 1.84% 1.82%
North Korea 2.59% 2.92% 2.59% 2.63% 2.70%
Philippines 2.41% 2.52% 2.24% 2.34% 2.55%
Vanuatu 2.18% 2.12% 1.80% 1.81% 1.75%
Myanmar 2.17% 1.06% 0.50% 0.87% 1.56%
Vietnam 2.17% 2.39% 2.04% 1.16% 1.87%
Chad 1.88% 1.74% 1.12% 1.13% 1.12%
Bahrain 1.87% 1.78% 1.20% 1.20% 1.18%
Burundi 1.79% 1.71% 1.59% 1.59% 1.59%
Rwanda 1.61% 1.49% 1.10% 1.11% 1.14%
Benin 1.57% 1.58% 1.47% 1.47% 1.64%
Thailand 1.42% 1.10% 0.72% 0.77% 0.83%
Lao PDR 1.26% 1.03% 0.85% 0.83% 0.81%
Solomon Islands 1.03% 0.92% 0.76% 0.72% 0.71%
Niger 0.75% 0.62% 0.55% 0.55% 0.54%
Cambodia 0.61% 0.33% 0.15% 0.14% 0.14%
Qatar 0.26% 0.21% 0.10% 0.11% 0.14%