Unemployment Rate - Country / Jurisdiction List

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
World 2017 5.49 5.53 % of total labor force Annual
United States Sep 2020 7.9 8.4 %, SA Monthly
Japan Aug 2020 3 2.9 Percent, SA Monthly
Germany Sep 2020 6.3 6.4 %, CDASA Monthly
France 2020 Q2 7.1 7.8 %, SA Quarterly
United Kingdom Aug 2020 4.5 4.3 % 3-mo. MA, SA Monthly
Brazil Jul 2020 13.8 13.3 % 3-mo MA, NSA Monthly
Italy Aug 2020 9.71 9.83 %, SA Monthly
India 2017 3.52 3.51 % of total labor force Annual
Russian Federation Sep 2020 6.3 6.4 %, NSA Monthly
Canada Sep 2020 9 10.2 %, SA Monthly
Australia 2017 5.59 5.72 % of total labor force Annual
Spain 2020 Q2 15.4 13.92 %, SA Quarterly
South Korea Sep 2020 3.9 3.2 %, SA Monthly
Mexico Mar 2020 2.94 3.57 %, NSA Monthly

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Afghanistan 2017 8.84 8.84 % of total labor force Annual
Albania 2024 13.19 13.2 % Annual
Argentina 2020 Q2 13.1 10.4 %, NSA Quarterly
Armenia Jan 2012 5.9 5.9 %, NSA Monthly
Australia 2017 5.59 5.72 % of total labor force Annual
Austria 2017 5.5 6.01 % of total labor force Annual
Azerbaijan 2016 4.98 4.88 % Annual
Bahamas 2012 14 15.9 % Annual
Bahrain 2011 4 % Annual
Barbados 2015 Q2 11.9 11.8 % Quarterly
Belarus Mar 2019 4.6 %, NSA Monthly
Belgium Aug 2020 5.3 5.1 %, NSA Monthly
Belize 2016 9.53 10.14 % Annual
Benin 2017 2.47 2.54 % of total labor force Annual
Bhutan 2017 2.43 2.44 % of total labor force Annual
Bolivia 2011 Q2 5.51 6.17 % Quarterly
Bosnia and Herzegovina Jun 2020 34.38 34.5 %, NSA Monthly
Botswana 2017 17.36 17.12 % of total labor force Annual
Brazil Jul 2020 13.8 13.3 % 3-mo MA, NSA Monthly
Brunei Darussalam 2014 6.9 % Annual
Bulgaria 2020 Q2 5.87 4.57 %, NSA Quarterly
Burkina Faso 2017 6.3 6.39 % of total labor force Annual
Burundi 2017 1.55 1.59 % of total labor force Annual
Cambodia 2017 0.22 0.2 % of total labor force Annual
Cameroon 2017 4.24 4.26 % of total labor force Annual
Canada Sep 2020 9 10.2 %, SA Monthly
Cape Verde 2017 10.34 10.32 % of total labor force Annual
Chad 2017 5.89 5.78 % of total labor force Annual
Chile Aug 2020 12.93 13.09 % 3-mo MA, NSA Monthly
Colombia Aug 2020 16.76 20.22 %, NSA Monthly
Comoros 2017 4.34 4.35 % of total labor force Annual
Costa Rica 2016 8.98 9.61 % Annual
Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) 1996 38.8 35.6 % Annual
Croatia 2020 Q2 6.4 7 %, NSA Quarterly
Cuba 2017 2.53 2.49 % of total labor force Annual
Cyprus 2020 Q2 6.8 7.3 %, NSA Quarterly
Czechia 2020 Q2 2.47 1.94 %, SA Quarterly
Denmark Aug 2020 4.9 5.2 % of Labor Force, SA Monthly
Dominican Republic 2016 5.49 5.92 % Annual
Ecuador 2017 4 4.73 % Annual
El Salvador 2009 7.33 5.9 % Annual
Equatorial Guinea 2017 6.91 6.19 % of total labor force Annual
Eritrea 2017 6.36 6.45 % of total labor force Annual
Estonia 2020 Q2 7.1 5 %, NSA Quarterly
Ethiopia 1993 62.94 70.86 % Annual
Fiji 2003 7.3 7.6 % Annual
Finland Sep 2020 8.4 8.4 %, Trend Monthly
France 2020 Q2 7.1 7.8 %, SA Quarterly
Gabon 2017 19.66 19.89 % of total labor force Annual
Georgia 2015 11.95 12.35 % Annual
Germany Sep 2020 6.3 6.4 %, CDASA Monthly
Ghana 2017 2.36 2.26 % of total labor force Annual
Greece 2020 Q2 16.7 16.2 %, NSA Quarterly
Guatemala 2017 2.73 2.83 % of total labor force Annual
Guinea 2017 4.49 4.51 % of total labor force Annual
Guyana 2016 11.76 11.81 % of total labor force Annual
Haiti 2017 13.99 14 % of total labor force Annual
Honduras 2017 4.49 4.67 % of total labor force Annual
Hong Kong Sep 2020 6.4 6.1 % 3-mo. MA, SA Monthly
Hungary Aug 2020 4.57 4.81 % 3-mo ending MA, NSA Monthly
Iceland 2017 2.75 2.98 % of total labor force Annual
India 2017 3.52 3.51 % of total labor force Annual
Indonesia 29 Feb 2020 4.99 5.28 %, NSA 182 days
Iran 2017 12.52 12.43 % of total labor force Annual
Ireland 2020 Q2 5.1 4.7 %, NSA Quarterly
Israel Aug 2020 4.89 4.61 %, SA Monthly
Italy Aug 2020 9.71 9.83 %, SA Monthly
Jamaica Oct 2003 10.9 %, NSA Monthly
Japan Aug 2020 3 2.9 Percent, SA Monthly
Jordan 2017 14.92 15.27 % of total labor force Annual
Kazakhstan Dec 2017 4.9 4.9 %, NSA Monthly
Kenya 2017 11.47 11.52 % of total labor force Annual
Kyrgyzstan 2016 2.26 2.32 % Annual
Laos 2017 0.67 0.66 % of total labor force Annual
Latvia 2020 Q2 8.49 7.06 Ths., SA Quarterly
Lebanon 2017 6.64 6.58 % of total labor force Annual
Lesotho 2017 27.25 27.78 % of total labor force Annual
Liberia 2017 2.39 2.34 % of total labor force Annual
Lithuania 2020 Q2 8.5 7.1 % Quarterly
Luxembourg Sep 2020 6.07 6.31 %, NSA Monthly
Macao 2017 Q4 1.87 1.97 %, NSA Quarterly
Macedonia 2017 Q1 22.9 23.1 % Quarterly
Madagascar 2017 1.8 1.8 % of total labor force Annual
Malawi 2017 5.9 5.86 % of total labor force Annual
Malaysia Aug 2020 4.7 4.7 %, NSA Monthly
Maldives 2017 4.99 5.03 % of total labor force Annual
Mali 2017 7.91 7.81 % of total labor force Annual
Malta Jan 2020 0.7 0.72 %, NSA Monthly
Mauritania 2017 9.88 9.84 % of total labor force Annual
Mauritius 2016 Q4 6.64 7.65 % Quarterly
Mexico Mar 2020 2.94 3.57 %, NSA Monthly
Moldova 2017 Q1 6.3 3.77 % Quarterly
Mongolia 2017 6.96 7.24 % of total labor force Annual
Montenegro 2017 16.07 17.7 % of total labor force Annual
Morocco 2016 Q3 9.63 8.58 % Quarterly
Mozambique 2017 25.04 25.15 % of total labor force Annual
Namibia 2017 23.33 23.35 % of total labor force Annual
Nepal 2017 2.74 3.06 % of total labor force Annual
Netherland Antilles 2009 9.7 10.3 % Annual
Netherlands Sep 2020 4.4 4.6 %, SA Monthly
New Zealand 2020 Q2 4 4.2 %, SA Quarterly
Nicaragua 2011 6.3 7.86 % Annual
Niger 2017 0.35 0.34 % of total labor force Annual
Norway Aug 2020 5.3 5.2 % of Labor Force 3-mo. MAVG, SA Monthly
Pakistan 2014 4.06 6.2 % Annual
Panama 2019 7.1 6 % Annual
Papua New Guinea 2017 2.66 2.64 % of total labor force Annual
Paraguay 2015 6.85 8.02 % Annual
Peru Sep 2020 16.5 15.6 3months moving avg., NSA Monthly
Philippines 2020 Q3 9.96 17.68 %, NSA Quarterly
Poland Sep 2020 6.1 6.1 Percent, NSA Monthly
Portugal 2020 Q2 5.6 6.7 %, NSA Quarterly
Puerto Rico 2017 10.83 % of total labor force Annual
Romania Jun 2020 3 2.9 %, NSA Monthly
Russian Federation Sep 2020 6.3 6.4 %, NSA Monthly
Rwanda 2017 1.3 1.23 % of total labor force Annual
Saint Lucia 2016 Q1 22.08 20.62 % Quarterly
Senegal 2017 4.84 4.85 % of total labor force Annual
Serbia 2017 14.1 15.26 % of total labor force Annual
Sierra Leone 2017 4.47 4.6 % of total labor force Annual
Singapore 2020 Q2 2.9 2.4 %, SA Quarterly
Slovak Republic 2020 Q2 6.6 6 %, NSA Quarterly
Slovenia 2019 4.5 5.1 % Annual
Solomon Islands 2009 2 % Annual
South Africa 2020 Q2 23.3 30.1 %, NSA Quarterly
South Korea Sep 2020 3.9 3.2 %, SA Monthly
Spain 2020 Q2 15.4 13.92 %, SA Quarterly
Sri Lanka 2016 Q4 4.2 4.49 % Quarterly
Suriname 1999 14 10.6 % Annual
Swaziland 2017 26.4 26.35 % of total labor force Annual
Sweden Sep 2020 9 9.1 %, SA Monthly
Switzerland Sep 2020 3.2 3.3 Percent, NSA Monthly
Syrian Arab Republic 2011 14.9 8.61 % Annual
Taiwan (Province of China) Sep 2020 3.83 3.99 %, NSA Monthly
Tanzania 2017 2.21 2.17 % of total labor force Annual
Thailand Aug 2020 1.86 2.15 %, NSA Monthly
Trinidad and Tobago 2016 Q2 3.59 3.75 % Quarterly
Tunisia 2015 15.22 15.06 % Annual
Turkey Jul 2020 13.6 14.1 %, SA Monthly
Uganda 2017 2.1 2.01 % of total labor force Annual
Ukraine 2020 Q2 9.8 8.5 %, NSA Quarterly
United Kingdom Aug 2020 4.5 4.3 % 3-mo. MA, SA Monthly
United States Sep 2020 7.9 8.4 %, SA Monthly
Uruguay Feb 2020 10.79 8.91 %, NSA Monthly
Venezuela Apr 2016 7.33 7.08 %, NSA Monthly
Vietnam 2019 3.11 3.1 % Annual
West Bank/Gaza Strip 2017 27.4 26.89 % of total labor force Annual
World 2017 5.49 5.53 % of total labor force Annual
Yemen 2017 14.04 13.73 % of total labor force Annual
Zambia 2017 7.79 7.78 % of total labor force Annual
Zimbabwe 2017 5.01 5.05 % of total labor force Annual
Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Albania 2024 13.19 13.2 % Annual
Austria 2017 5.5 6.01 % of total labor force Annual
Belarus Mar 2019 4.6 %, NSA Monthly
Belgium Aug 2020 5.3 5.1 %, NSA Monthly
Bosnia and Herzegovina Jun 2020 34.38 34.5 %, NSA Monthly
Bulgaria 2020 Q2 5.87 4.57 %, NSA Quarterly
Croatia 2020 Q2 6.4 7 %, NSA Quarterly
Czechia 2020 Q2 2.47 1.94 %, SA Quarterly
Denmark Aug 2020 4.9 5.2 % of Labor Force, SA Monthly
Estonia 2020 Q2 7.1 5 %, NSA Quarterly
Finland Sep 2020 8.4 8.4 %, Trend Monthly
France 2020 Q2 7.1 7.8 %, SA Quarterly
Germany Sep 2020 6.3 6.4 %, CDASA Monthly
Greece 2020 Q2 16.7 16.2 %, NSA Quarterly
Hungary Aug 2020 4.57 4.81 % 3-mo ending MA, NSA Monthly
Iceland 2017 2.75 2.98 % of total labor force Annual
Ireland 2020 Q2 5.1 4.7 %, NSA Quarterly
Italy Aug 2020 9.71 9.83 %, SA Monthly
Latvia 2020 Q2 8.49 7.06 Ths., SA Quarterly
Lithuania 2020 Q2 8.5 7.1 % Quarterly
Luxembourg Sep 2020 6.07 6.31 %, NSA Monthly
Macedonia 2017 Q1 22.9 23.1 % Quarterly
Malta Jan 2020 0.7 0.72 %, NSA Monthly
Moldova 2017 Q1 6.3 3.77 % Quarterly
Montenegro 2017 16.07 17.7 % of total labor force Annual
Netherlands Sep 2020 4.4 4.6 %, SA Monthly
Norway Aug 2020 5.3 5.2 % of Labor Force 3-mo. MAVG, SA Monthly
Poland Sep 2020 6.1 6.1 Percent, NSA Monthly
Portugal 2020 Q2 5.6 6.7 %, NSA Quarterly
Romania Jun 2020 3 2.9 %, NSA Monthly
Russian Federation Sep 2020 6.3 6.4 %, NSA Monthly
Serbia 2017 14.1 15.26 % of total labor force Annual
Slovak Republic 2020 Q2 6.6 6 %, NSA Quarterly
Slovenia 2019 4.5 5.1 % Annual
Spain 2020 Q2 15.4 13.92 %, SA Quarterly
Sweden Sep 2020 9 9.1 %, SA Monthly
Switzerland Sep 2020 3.2 3.3 Percent, NSA Monthly
Ukraine 2020 Q2 9.8 8.5 %, NSA Quarterly
United Kingdom Aug 2020 4.5 4.3 % 3-mo. MA, SA Monthly
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Taiwan (Province of China) Sep 2020 3.83 3.99 %, NSA Monthly
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Argentina 2020 Q2 13.1 10.4 %, NSA Quarterly
Bahamas 2012 14 15.9 % Annual
Barbados 2015 Q2 11.9 11.8 % Quarterly
Belize 2016 9.53 10.14 % Annual
Bolivia 2011 Q2 5.51 6.17 % Quarterly
Brazil Jul 2020 13.8 13.3 % 3-mo MA, NSA Monthly
Canada Sep 2020 9 10.2 %, SA Monthly
Chile Aug 2020 12.93 13.09 % 3-mo MA, NSA Monthly
Colombia Aug 2020 16.76 20.22 %, NSA Monthly
Costa Rica 2016 8.98 9.61 % Annual
Cuba 2017 2.53 2.49 % of total labor force Annual
Dominican Republic 2016 5.49 5.92 % Annual
Ecuador 2017 4 4.73 % Annual
El Salvador 2009 7.33 5.9 % Annual
Guatemala 2017 2.73 2.83 % of total labor force Annual
Guyana 2016 11.76 11.81 % of total labor force Annual
Haiti 2017 13.99 14 % of total labor force Annual
Honduras 2017 4.49 4.67 % of total labor force Annual
Jamaica Oct 2003 10.9 %, NSA Monthly
Mexico Mar 2020 2.94 3.57 %, NSA Monthly
Nicaragua 2011 6.3 7.86 % Annual
Panama 2019 7.1 6 % Annual
Paraguay 2015 6.85 8.02 % Annual
Peru Sep 2020 16.5 15.6 3months moving avg., NSA Monthly
Puerto Rico 2017 10.83 % of total labor force Annual
Saint Lucia 2016 Q1 22.08 20.62 % Quarterly
Suriname 1999 14 10.6 % Annual
Trinidad and Tobago 2016 Q2 3.59 3.75 % Quarterly
United States Sep 2020 7.9 8.4 %, SA Monthly
Uruguay Feb 2020 10.79 8.91 %, NSA Monthly
Venezuela Apr 2016 7.33 7.08 %, NSA Monthly
Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Afghanistan 2017 8.84 8.84 % of total labor force Annual
Armenia Jan 2012 5.9 5.9 %, NSA Monthly
Australia 2017 5.59 5.72 % of total labor force Annual
Azerbaijan 2016 4.98 4.88 % Annual
Bahrain 2011 4 % Annual
Bhutan 2017 2.43 2.44 % of total labor force Annual
Brunei Darussalam 2014 6.9 % Annual
Cambodia 2017 0.22 0.2 % of total labor force Annual
Cyprus 2020 Q2 6.8 7.3 %, NSA Quarterly
Fiji 2003 7.3 7.6 % Annual
Georgia 2015 11.95 12.35 % Annual
Hong Kong Sep 2020 6.4 6.1 % 3-mo. MA, SA Monthly
India 2017 3.52 3.51 % of total labor force Annual
Indonesia 29 Feb 2020 4.99 5.28 %, NSA 182 days
Iran 2017 12.52 12.43 % of total labor force Annual
Israel Aug 2020 4.89 4.61 %, SA Monthly
Japan Aug 2020 3 2.9 Percent, SA Monthly
Jordan 2017 14.92 15.27 % of total labor force Annual
Kazakhstan Dec 2017 4.9 4.9 %, NSA Monthly
Kyrgyzstan 2016 2.26 2.32 % Annual
Laos 2017 0.67 0.66 % of total labor force Annual
Lebanon 2017 6.64 6.58 % of total labor force Annual
Macao 2017 Q4 1.87 1.97 %, NSA Quarterly
Malaysia Aug 2020 4.7 4.7 %, NSA Monthly
Maldives 2017 4.99 5.03 % of total labor force Annual
Mongolia 2017 6.96 7.24 % of total labor force Annual
Nepal 2017 2.74 3.06 % of total labor force Annual
New Zealand 2020 Q2 4 4.2 %, SA Quarterly
Pakistan 2014 4.06 6.2 % Annual
Papua New Guinea 2017 2.66 2.64 % of total labor force Annual
Philippines 2020 Q3 9.96 17.68 %, NSA Quarterly
Singapore 2020 Q2 2.9 2.4 %, SA Quarterly
Solomon Islands 2009 2 % Annual
South Korea Sep 2020 3.9 3.2 %, SA Monthly
Sri Lanka 2016 Q4 4.2 4.49 % Quarterly
Syrian Arab Republic 2011 14.9 8.61 % Annual
Thailand Aug 2020 1.86 2.15 %, NSA Monthly
Turkey Jul 2020 13.6 14.1 %, SA Monthly
Vietnam 2019 3.11 3.1 % Annual
Yemen 2017 14.04 13.73 % of total labor force Annual
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Benin 2017 2.47 2.54 % of total labor force Annual
Botswana 2017 17.36 17.12 % of total labor force Annual
Burkina Faso 2017 6.3 6.39 % of total labor force Annual
Burundi 2017 1.55 1.59 % of total labor force Annual
Cameroon 2017 4.24 4.26 % of total labor force Annual
Cape Verde 2017 10.34 10.32 % of total labor force Annual
Chad 2017 5.89 5.78 % of total labor force Annual
Comoros 2017 4.34 4.35 % of total labor force Annual
Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) 1996 38.8 35.6 % Annual
Equatorial Guinea 2017 6.91 6.19 % of total labor force Annual
Eritrea 2017 6.36 6.45 % of total labor force Annual
Ethiopia 1993 62.94 70.86 % Annual
Gabon 2017 19.66 19.89 % of total labor force Annual
Ghana 2017 2.36 2.26 % of total labor force Annual
Guinea 2017 4.49 4.51 % of total labor force Annual
Kenya 2017 11.47 11.52 % of total labor force Annual
Lesotho 2017 27.25 27.78 % of total labor force Annual
Liberia 2017 2.39 2.34 % of total labor force Annual
Madagascar 2017 1.8 1.8 % of total labor force Annual
Malawi 2017 5.9 5.86 % of total labor force Annual
Mali 2017 7.91 7.81 % of total labor force Annual
Mauritania 2017 9.88 9.84 % of total labor force Annual
Mauritius 2016 Q4 6.64 7.65 % Quarterly
Morocco 2016 Q3 9.63 8.58 % Quarterly
Mozambique 2017 25.04 25.15 % of total labor force Annual
Namibia 2017 23.33 23.35 % of total labor force Annual
Niger 2017 0.35 0.34 % of total labor force Annual
Rwanda 2017 1.3 1.23 % of total labor force Annual
Senegal 2017 4.84 4.85 % of total labor force Annual
Sierra Leone 2017 4.47 4.6 % of total labor force Annual
South Africa 2020 Q2 23.3 30.1 %, NSA Quarterly
Swaziland 2017 26.4 26.35 % of total labor force Annual
Tanzania 2017 2.21 2.17 % of total labor force Annual
Tunisia 2015 15.22 15.06 % Annual
Uganda 2017 2.1 2.01 % of total labor force Annual
Zambia 2017 7.79 7.78 % of total labor force Annual
Zimbabwe 2017 5.01 5.05 % of total labor force Annual
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Netherland Antilles 2009 9.7 10.3 % Annual
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World 2017 5.49 5.53 % of total labor force Annual
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West Bank/Gaza Strip 2017 27.4 26.89 % of total labor force Annual