Unemployment rate Comparison

Economic Indicator Details

Indicator:Unemployment rate
Units:Percent of total labor force
Scale:%
Notes:This entry contains the percent of the labor force that is without jobs. Substantial underemployment might be noted.

Latest Data Values

RankCountryValue
1 Macedonia 31.00%
2 Swaziland 30.00%
3 South Africa 24.40%
4 Bosnia and Herzegovina 23.00%
5 Spain 19.30%
6 Serbia 18.41%
7 Latvia 17.52%
8 Cape Verde 17.00%
9 Georgia 16.70%
10 Estonia 16.38%
11 Lithuania 16.00%
12 Greece 14.62%
13 Dominican Republic 13.50%
14 Tunisia 13.10%
15 The Bahamas 13.00%
16 Ireland 13.00%
17 Belize 12.88%
18 Slovakia 12.69%
19 Sudan 12.56%
20 Jordan 12.50%
21 São Tomé and Príncipe 12.04%
22 Albania 11.50%
23 Jamaica 11.50%
24 Montenegro 11.50%
25 Colombia 11.50%
26 Portugal 10.85%
27 Saudi Arabia 10.79%
28 Turkey 10.66%
29 Hungary 10.33%
30 Algeria 9.80%
31 France 9.79%
32 United States 9.59%
33 Poland 9.17%
34 Morocco 9.10%
35 Nicaragua 9.00%
36 Croatia 9.00%
37 Barbados 9.00%
38 Egypt 9.00%
39 Finland 8.72%
40 Chile 8.70%
41 Italy 8.60%
42 Argentina 8.59%
43 Ecuador 8.50%
44 Belgium 8.46%
45 Iceland 8.39%
46 Sweden 8.20%
47 Slovenia 8.10%
48 Venezuela 8.10%
49 Czech Republic 8.00%
50 Ukraine 7.75%
51 Kazakhstan 7.60%
52 Bulgaria 7.60%
53 Peru 7.50%
54 Brazil 7.50%
55 Canada 7.48%
56 United Kingdom 7.39%
57 Mauritius 7.34%
58 Russia 7.30%
59 Israel 7.20%
60 Philippines 7.20%
61 Germany 7.15%
62 Romania 7.11%
63 Indonesia 7.00%
64 Fiji 7.00%
65 Armenia 7.00%
66 Uruguay 6.90%
67 Malta 6.90%
68 Cyprus 6.90%
69 Moldova 6.50%
70 Costa Rica 6.50%
71 Pakistan 6.20%
72 Azerbaijan 6.05%
73 El Salvador 5.86%
74 New Zealand 5.84%
75 Trinidad and Tobago 5.70%
76 Luxembourg 5.58%
77 Kyrgyzstan 5.38%
78 Paraguay 5.20%
79 Australia 5.10%
80 Vietnam 5.00%
81 Sri Lanka 5.00%
82 Japan 4.99%
83 Taiwan 4.90%
84 Denmark 4.70%
85 Nigeria 4.50%
86 Mexico 4.50%
87 Netherlands 4.41%
88 Panama 4.32%
89 Honduras 4.30%
90 Austria 4.20%
91 Seychelles 4.13%
92 Hong Kong 4.08%
93 Myanmar 4.02%
94 China 4.00%
95 Brunei 3.75%
96 Norway 3.60%
97 Switzerland 3.39%
98 South Korea 3.30%
99 Malaysia 3.20%
100 Mongolia 3.00%
101 Singapore 2.20%
102 Kuwait 1.64%
103 Thailand 1.39%
104 Belarus 0.90%
105 Uzbekistan 0.20%
106 Lesotho 0.00%
107 Afghanistan 0.00%
108 Grenada 0.00%
109 Comoros 0.00%
110 Togo 0.00%
111 Madagascar 0.00%
112 Lebanon 0.00%
113 Kiribati 0.00%
114 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.00%
115 Zambia 0.00%
116 Samoa 0.00%
117 Guatemala 0.00%
118 Gabon 0.00%
119 Namibia 0.00%
120 Equatorial Guinea 0.00%
121 Democratic Republic of Congo 0.00%
122 Tonga 0.00%
123 Malawi 0.00%
124 Syria 0.00%
125 Saint Lucia 0.00%
126 Zimbabwe 0.00%
127 Guinea 0.00%
128 Oman 0.00%
129 The Gambia 0.00%
130 Nepal 0.00%
131 Eritrea 0.00%
132 Djibouti 0.00%
133 Republic of Congo 0.00%
134 Central African Republic 0.00%
135 Liberia 0.00%
136 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.00%
137 Kosovo 0.00%
138 Benin 0.00%
139 India 0.00%
140 Turkmenistan 0.00%
141 Angola 0.00%
142 Guinea-Bissau 0.00%
143 Dominica 0.00%
144 Maldives 0.00%
145 Chad 0.00%
146 Tajikistan 0.00%
147 Libya 0.00%
148 Burkina Faso 0.00%
149 Bhutan 0.00%
150 Solomon Islands 0.00%
151 Vanuatu 0.00%
152 Bahrain 0.00%
153 Senegal 0.00%
154 Guyana 0.00%
155 Uganda 0.00%
156 Antigua and Barbuda 0.00%
157 Qatar 0.00%
158 Ethiopia 0.00%
159 Côte d'Ivoire 0.00%
160 Mali 0.00%
161 Tanzania 0.00%
162 Suriname 0.00%
163 Burundi 0.00%
164 Bolivia 0.00%
165 Iran 0.00%
166 Bangladesh 0.00%
167 Haiti 0.00%
168 Papua New Guinea 0.00%
169 Ghana 0.00%
170 Cambodia 0.00%
171 Laos 0.00%
172 Iraq 0.00%
173 United Arab Emirates 0.00%
174 Niger 0.00%
175 Mozambique 0.00%
176 Mauritania 0.00%
177 East Timor 0.00%
178 Cameroon 0.00%
179 Kenya 0.00%
180 Botswana 0.00%
181 Yemen 0.00%
182 Sierra Leone 0.00%
183 Rwanda 0.00%