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Unemployment rate (%)

Related article: World unemployment overview

See how world countries compare to each other in terms of Unemployment rate. Follow the color coded map to visually see how Unemployment rate is distributed between world countries. The darker the color, the higher the value. You can filter which regions to display in the table. When filters are used the two ranks are displayed: the one within the current filter set and the global rank.

This entry contains the percent of the labor force that is without jobs. Substantial underemployment might be noted.

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# Country Value Last update
1 / 1 Flag of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 95.00 2009 est.
2 / 2 Flag of Nauru Nauru 90.00 2004 est.
3 / 3 Flag of Liberia Liberia 85.00 2003 est.
4 / 4 Flag of Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 77.00 2004
5 / 5 Flag of Cocos (Keeling) Islands Cocos (Keeling) Islands 60.00 2000 est.
6 / 6 Flag of Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 60.00 2004 est.
7 / 7 Flag of Djibouti Djibouti 59.00 2007 est.
8 / 8 Flag of Congo, Republic of the Congo, Republic of the 53.00 2012 est.
9 / 9 Flag of Senegal Senegal 48.00 2007 est.
10 / 10 Flag of Nepal Nepal 46.00 2008 est.
11 / 11 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 44.30 2013 est.
12 / 12 Flag of Haiti Haiti 40.60 2010 est.
13 / 13 Flag of Kenya Kenya 40.00 2008 est.
14 / 14 Flag of Swaziland Swaziland 40.00 2006 est.
15 / 15 Flag of Marshall Islands Marshall Islands 36.00 2006 est.
16 / 16 Flag of Afghanistan Afghanistan 35.00 2008 est.
17 / 17 Flag of Yemen Yemen 35.00 2003 est.
18 / 18 Flag of Grenada Grenada 33.50 2013
19 / 19 Flag of Kosovo Kosovo 30.90 2013 est.
20 / 20 Flag of Cameroon Cameroon 30.00 2001 est.
21 / 21 Flag of Libya Libya 30.00 2004 est.
22 / 22 Flag of Mali Mali 30.00 2004 est.
23 / 23 Flag of Mauritania Mauritania 30.00 2008 est.
24 / 24 Flag of American Samoa American Samoa 29.80 2005
25 / 25 Flag of Macedonia Macedonia 28.60 2013 est.
26 / 26 Flag of Maldives Maldives 28.00 2012 est.
27 / 27 Flag of Greece Greece 27.90 2013 est.
28 / 28 Flag of Namibia Namibia 27.40 2012 est.
29 / 29 Flag of Spain Spain 26.30 2013 est.
30 / 30 Flag of Lesotho Lesotho 25.00 2008 est.
31 / 31 Flag of South Africa South Africa 24.90 2013 est.
32 / 32 Flag of Nigeria Nigeria 23.90 2011 est.
33 / 33 Flag of Dominica Dominica 23.00 2000 est.
34 / 34 Flag of Gaza Strip Gaza Strip 22.50 2013 est.
35 / 35 Flag of West Bank West Bank 22.50 2013 est.
36 / 36 Flag of Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea 22.30 2009 est.
37 / 37 Flag of Micronesia, Federated States of Micronesia, Federated States of 22.00 2000 est.
38 / 38 Flag of Croatia Croatia 21.60 2013 est.
39 / 39 Flag of Cape Verde Cape Verde 21.00 2000 est.
40 / 40 Flag of Gabon Gabon 21.00 2006 est.
41 / 41 Flag of Serbia Serbia 20.10 2013 est.
42 / 42 Flag of Comoros Comoros 20.00 1996 est.
43 / 43 Flag of Saint Lucia Saint Lucia 20.00 2003 est.
44 / 44 Flag of Sudan Sudan 20.00 2012 est.
45 / 45 Flag of Montenegro Montenegro 19.10 2012 est.
46 / 46 Flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 18.80 2008 est.
47 / 47 Flag of Timor-Leste Timor-Leste 18.40 2010 est.
48 / 48 Flag of Botswana Botswana 17.80 2009 est.
49 / 49 Flag of Syria Syria 17.80 2013 est.
50 / 50 Flag of Ethiopia Ethiopia 17.50 2012 est.
51 / 51 Flag of Cyprus Cyprus 17.40 2013 est.
52 / 52 Flag of Armenia Armenia 17.30 2012 est.
53 / 53 Flag of Tunisia Tunisia 17.20 2013 est.
54 / 54 Flag of New Caledonia New Caledonia 17.10 2004
55 / 55 Flag of Mozambique Mozambique 17.00 2007 est.
56 / 56 Flag of Albania Albania 16.90 2013 est.
57 / 57 Flag of Portugal Portugal 16.80 2013 est.
58 / 58 Flag of Jamaica Jamaica 16.30 2013 est.
59 / 59 Flag of Bahamas, The Bahamas, The 16.20 2013 est.
60 / 60 Flag of Iran Iran 16.00 2013 est.
61 / 61 Flag of Iraq Iraq 16.00 2012 est.
62 / 62 Flag of Puerto Rico Puerto Rico 16.00 2011 est.
63 / 63 Flag of Belize Belize 15.50 2013
64 / 64 Flag of Bahrain Bahrain 15.00 2005 est.
65 / 65 Flag of Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 15.00 2013 est.
66 / 66 Flag of Georgia Georgia 15.00 2013 est.
67 / 67 Flag of Oman Oman 15.00 2004 est.
68 / 68 Flag of Zambia Zambia 15.00 2008 est.
69 / 69 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 14.40 2013 est.
70 / 70 Flag of Jordan Jordan 14.00 2013 est.
71 / 71 Flag of Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 14.00 1998 est.
72 / 72 Flag of Ireland Ireland 13.50 2013 est.
73 / 73 Flag of Egypt Egypt 13.40 2013 est.
74 / 74 Flag of Cook Islands Cook Islands 13.10 2005
75 / 75 Flag of Slovenia Slovenia 13.10 2013 est.
76 / 76 Flag of Curacao Curacao 13.00 2013 est.
77 / 77 Flag of Tonga Tonga 13.00 FY03/04 est.
78 / 78 Flag of Italy Italy 12.40 2013 est.
79 / 79 Flag of Lithuania Lithuania 12.40 2013 est.
80 / 80 Flag of Wallis and Futuna Wallis and Futuna 12.20 2008
81 / 81 Flag of Niue Niue 12.00 2001
82 / 82 Flag of Sint Maarten Sint Maarten 12.00 2012 est.
83 / 83 Flag of French Polynesia French Polynesia 11.70 2010
84 / 84 Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria 11.60 2013 est.
85 / 85 Flag of Barbados Barbados 11.40 2013 est.
86 / 86 Flag of Northern Mariana Islands Northern Mariana Islands 11.20 2010 est.
87 / 87 Flag of Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda 11.00 2001 est.
88 / 88 Flag of Ghana Ghana 11.00 2000 est.
89 / 89 Flag of Guyana Guyana 11.00 2007
90 / 90 Flag of Estonia Estonia 10.90 2013 est.
91 / 91 Flag of Hungary Hungary 10.50 2013 est.
92 / 92 Flag of Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 10.50 2013 est.
93 / 93 Flag of Algeria Algeria 10.30 2013 est.
94 / 94 Flag of Poland Poland 10.30 2013 est.
95 / 95 Flag of France France 10.20 2013 est.
96 / 96 Flag of Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands 10.00 1997 est.
97 / 97 Flag of Saint Pierre and Miquelon Saint Pierre and Miquelon 9.90 2008 est.
98 / 98 Flag of Latvia Latvia 9.80 2013 est.
99 / 99 Flag of Colombia Colombia 9.70 2013 est.
100 / 100 Flag of Morocco Morocco 9.50 2013 est.
101 / 101 Flag of Greenland Greenland 9.40 2013 est.
102 / 102 Flag of Turkey Turkey 9.30 2013 est.
103 / 103 Flag of Mongolia Mongolia 9.00 2011 est.
104 / 104 Flag of Suriname Suriname 9.00 2008
105 / 105 Flag of Belgium Belgium 8.80 2013 est.
106 / 106 Flag of India India 8.80 2013 est.
107 / 107 Flag of British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands 8.70 2010 est.
108 / 108 Flag of Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 8.60 2011 est.
109 / 109 Flag of Mauritius Mauritius 8.30 2013 est.
110 / 110 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands 8.30 2013 est.
111 / 111 Flag of Guam Guam 8.20 2010 est.
112 / 112 Flag of Finland Finland 8.10 2013 est.
113 / 113 Flag of Sweden Sweden 8.10 2013 est.
114 / 114 Flag of Anguilla Anguilla 8.00 2002
115 / 115 Flag of Bermuda Bermuda 8.00 2012 est.
116 / 116 Flag of Central African Republic Central African Republic 8.00 2001 est.
117 / 117 Flag of Ukraine Ukraine 8.00 2013 est.
118 / 118 Flag of Costa Rica Costa Rica 7.90 2013 est.
119 / 119 Flag of Venezuela Venezuela 7.90 2013 est.
120 / 120 Flag of Fiji Fiji 7.60 1999
121 / 121 Flag of Argentina Argentina 7.50 2013 est.
122 / 122 Flag of Bolivia Bolivia 7.40 2013 est.
123 / 123 Flag of Philippines Philippines 7.40 2013 est.
124 / 124 Flag of Romania Romania 7.30 2013 est.
125 / 125 Flag of United States United States 7.30 2013 est.
126 / 126 Flag of Nicaragua Nicaragua 7.20 2013 est.
127 / 127 Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom 7.20 2013 est.
128 / 128 Flag of Canada Canada 7.10 2013 est.
129 / 129 Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic 7.10 2013 est.
130 / 130 Flag of San Marino San Marino 7.00 2012
131 / 131 Flag of Aruba Aruba 6.90 2005 est.
132 / 132 Flag of Faroe Islands Faroe Islands 6.80 2011
133 / 133 Flag of Indonesia Indonesia 6.60 2013 est.
134 / 134 Flag of Pakistan Pakistan 6.60 2013 est.
135 / 135 Flag of Paraguay Paraguay 6.60 2013 est.
136 / 136 Flag of Uruguay Uruguay 6.50 2013 est.
137 / 137 Flag of Malta Malta 6.40 2013 est.
138 / 138 Flag of New Zealand New Zealand 6.40 2013 est.
139 / 139 Flag of El Salvador El Salvador 6.30 2013 est.
140 / 140 Flag of Virgin Islands Virgin Islands 6.20 2004
141 / 141 Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 6.00 2013 est.
142 / 142 Flag of Chile Chile 6.00 2013 est.
143 / 143 Flag of Denmark Denmark 6.00 2013 est.
144 / 144 Flag of Montserrat Montserrat 6.00 1998 est.
145 / 145 Flag of Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 5.90 2013 est.
146 / 146 Flag of Israel Israel 5.80 2013 est.
147 / 147 Flag of Moldova Moldova 5.80 2013 est.
148 / 148 Flag of Russia Russia 5.80 2013 est.
149 / 149 Flag of Australia Australia 5.70 2013 est.
150 / 150 Flag of Brazil Brazil 5.70 2013 est.
151 / 151 Flag of Germany Germany 5.30 2013 est.
152 / 152 Flag of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 5.30 2013 est.
153 / 153 Flag of Burma Burma 5.20 2013 est.
154 / 154 Flag of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 5.10 2013 est.
155 / 155 Flag of Bangladesh Bangladesh 5.00 2013 est.
156 / 156 Flag of Austria Austria 4.90 2013 est.
157 / 157 Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg 4.90 2013 est.
158 / 158 Flag of Mexico Mexico 4.90 2013 est.
159 / 159 Flag of Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 4.90 2013 est.
160 / 160 Flag of Honduras Honduras 4.50 2013 est.
161 / 161 Flag of Iceland Iceland 4.50 2013 est.
162 / 162 Flag of Panama Panama 4.50 2013 est.
163 / 163 Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis 4.50 1997
164 / 164 Flag of Cuba Cuba 4.30 2013 est.
165 / 165 Flag of Ecuador Ecuador 4.20 2013 est.
166 / 166 Flag of Palau Palau 4.20 2005 est.
167 / 167 Flag of China China 4.10 2013 est.
168 / 168 Flag of Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 4.10 2010
169 / 169 Flag of Guatemala Guatemala 4.10 2011 est.
170 / 170 Flag of Japan Japan 4.10 2013 est.
171 / 171 Flag of Taiwan Taiwan 4.10 2013 est.
172 / 172 Flag of Andorra Andorra 4.00 2012 est.
173 / 173 Flag of Cayman Islands Cayman Islands 4.00 2008
174 / 174 Flag of Norway Norway 3.60 2013 est.
175 / 175 Flag of Peru Peru 3.60 2012 est.
176 / 176 Flag of Kuwait Kuwait 3.40 2011 est.
177 / 177 Flag of Korea, South Korea, South 3.20 2013 est.
178 / 178 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 3.20 2013 est.
179 / 179 Flag of Hong Kong Hong Kong 3.10 2013 est.
180 / 180 Flag of Malaysia Malaysia 3.10 2013 est.
181 / 181 Flag of Gibraltar Gibraltar 3.00 2005 est.
182 / 182 Flag of Brunei Brunei 2.60 2011
183 / 183 Flag of Tajikistan Tajikistan 2.50 2013 est.
184 / 184 Flag of United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 2.40 2001
185 / 185 Flag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 2.30 2012
186 / 186 Flag of Bhutan Bhutan 2.10 2013
187 / 187 Flag of Isle of Man Isle of Man 2.00 April 2011 est.
188 / 188 Flag of Kiribati Kiribati 2.00 1992 est.
189 / 189 Flag of Monaco Monaco 2.00 2012
190 / 190 Flag of Seychelles Seychelles 2.00 2006 est.
191 / 191 Flag of Laos Laos 1.90 2010 est.
192 / 192 Flag of Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 1.90 2008 est.
193 / 193 Flag of Singapore Singapore 1.90 2013 est.
194 / 194 Flag of Macau Macau 1.80 2013 est.
195 / 195 Flag of Jersey Jersey 1.70 2012 est.
196 / 196 Flag of Vanuatu Vanuatu 1.70 1999
197 / 197 Flag of Vietnam Vietnam 1.30 2013 est.
198 / 198 Flag of Belarus Belarus 1.00 2009 est.
199 / 199 Flag of Guernsey Guernsey 0.90 March 2006 est.
200 / 200 Flag of Thailand Thailand 0.70 2013 est.
201 / 201 Flag of Qatar Qatar 0.30 2013 est.
202 / 202 Flag of Cambodia Cambodia 0.00 2011 est.