Unemployment Rate

Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit Reference Frequency
Djibouti 54.00 59.50 59.50 43.50 percent Dec/10 Yearly [+]
Congo 46.10 49.10 66.90 45.40 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Bosnia and Herzegovina 43.01 43.31 46.10 39.03 percent May/15 Monthly [+]
Haiti 40.60 9.61 40.60 7.20 percent Dec/10 Yearly [+]
Kenya 40.00 12.70 40.00 12.70 percent Dec/11 Yearly [+]
Kosovo 35.30 30.00 57.00 30.00 percent Dec/14 Yearly [+]
Yemen 29.00 17.80 29.00 13.70 percent Dec/11 Yearly [+]
Swaziland 28.50 28.20 28.60 21.70 percent Dec/10 Yearly [+]
Namibia 28.10 27.40 37.60 19.50 percent Dec/14 Yearly [+]
Macedonia 27.32 27.60 37.30 27.32 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Republic of the Congo 26.60 26.60 26.60 26.60 percent Dec/10 Yearly [+]
Angola 26.00 25.00 35.00 25.00 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Greece 25.60 25.80 27.92 7.29 percent Apr/15 Monthly [+]
Palestine 25.60 26.50 35.60 8.80 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Lesotho 25.30 27.30 39.30 25.30 percent Dec/08 Yearly [+]
South Africa 25.00 26.40 31.20 21.50 percent Jun/15 Quarterly [+]
Spain 22.37 23.78 26.94 4.41 percent Jun/15 Quarterly [+]
Equatorial Guinea 22.30 19.70 22.30 1.30 percent Dec/09 Yearly [+]
Guinea 22.30 22.30 22.30 22.30 percent Dec/09 Yearly [+]
Gambia 22.00 6.00 22.00 6.00 percent Dec/10 Yearly [+]
Guyana 21.00 21.00 28.50 11.70 percent Dec/11 Yearly [+]
Botswana 20.00 17.80 23.80 13.90 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Libya 19.50 20.70 20.70 13.00 percent Dec/11 Yearly [+]
Sudan 19.50 15.90 19.50 11.10 percent Dec/14 Yearly [+]
Serbia 19.20 16.80 25.50 13.30 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Armenia 19.10 17.80 20.70 6.30 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Ethiopia 17.40 17.50 26.40 17.40 percent Dec/14 Yearly [+]
Albania 17.30 18.00 22.30 12.10 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Mozambique 17.00 18.70 18.70 17.00 percent Dec/07 Yearly [+]
Cyprus 16.20 16.00 16.80 3.20 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Croatia 16.10 17.10 23.60 12.20 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Gabon 16.00 14.80 16.00 14.80 percent Dec/10 Yearly [+]
Iraq 16.00 15.10 28.10 15.10 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Cape Verde 15.80 16.40 20.20 10.70 percent Dec/14 Yearly [+]
Bahamas 15.70 15.40 15.70 6.90 percent Dec/14 Yearly [+]
Ivory Coast 15.70 4.60 15.70 4.60 percent Dec/08 Yearly [+]
Oman 15.00 15.00 15.00 15.00 percent Dec/11 Yearly [+]
Tunisia 15.00 15.20 18.90 12.40 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Zambia 15.00 15.90 19.70 12.00 percent Dec/08 Yearly [+]
Dominican Republic 14.90 15.00 19.70 13.90 percent Mar/14 Semesterly [+]
Syria 14.90 14.90 14.90 8.00 percent Dec/12 Yearly [+]
Eritrea 14.50 14.50 14.50 14.50 percent Dec/84 Yearly [+]
Jamaica 14.20 13.80 16.50 9.80 percent Dec/14 Quarterly [+]
New Caledonia 13.80 13.80 18.60 13.80 percent Dec/09 Yearly [+]
Portugal 13.70 13.50 17.50 3.70 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Sao Tome and Principe 13.60 14.00 16.70 13.60 percent Dec/12 Yearly [+]
Montenegro 13.48 13.40 31.00 10.20 percent Jul/15 Monthly [+]
Jordan 12.90 12.30 14.30 10.80 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Egypt 12.80 12.90 13.40 8.10 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Italy 12.70 12.50 13.00 5.80 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Puerto Rico 12.60 12.40 24.00 9.70 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Georgia 12.40 14.60 16.90 10.30 percent Dec/14 Yearly [+]
Slovenia 12.30 12.50 15.50 6.30 percent May/15 Monthly [+]
South Sudan 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00 percent Dec/08 Yearly [+]
Maldives 11.60 11.10 14.40 9.70 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Slovakia 11.60 11.50 19.70 8.70 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Barbados 11.50 12.90 13.20 7.60 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Zimbabwe 11.30 10.70 11.30 4.20 percent Dec/14 Yearly [+]
Belize 11.10 11.70 23.30 8.20 percent Dec/14 Yearly [+]
Euro Area 11.10 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
East Timor 11.00 3.90 11.00 3.90 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Iran 10.80 11.50 14.70 9.50 percent Jun/15 Quarterly [+]
Mali 10.80 10.50 10.80 3.30 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Uzbekistan 10.70 10.90 11.10 10.70 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Algeria 10.60 9.80 29.50 9.80 percent Sep/14 Quarterly [+]
Bulgaria 10.60 10.60 15.60 5.00 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Turkmenistan 10.60 10.80 11.00 10.60 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
France 10.30 10.40 10.80 7.20 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Poland 10.30 10.80 20.70 0.30 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Tanzania 10.30 10.70 12.90 10.30 percent Dec/14 Yearly [+]
Latvia 10.20 10.20 20.70 5.40 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Senegal 10.20 12.00 12.00 5.60 percent Dec/11 Yearly [+]
Costa Rica 10.10 9.70 10.91 8.30 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Mauritania 10.10 31.20 32.80 10.10 percent Dec/12 Yearly [+]
Finland 10.00 11.80 19.90 0.70 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Ukraine 10.00 11.00 11.00 6.50 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Morocco 9.90 9.70 15.10 7.80 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Ireland 9.70 9.70 17.30 3.70 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
European Union 9.60 9.60 11.00 6.70 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Turkey 9.60 10.60 14.80 7.30 percent Apr/15 Monthly [+]
Suriname 8.90 8.00 14.00 7.00 percent Dec/14 Yearly [+]
Mauritius 8.70 7.54 19.70 2.70 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Belgium 8.60 8.60 11.00 6.30 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Lithuania 8.50 8.20 18.30 4.00 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Moldova 8.50 3.50 13.00 3.00 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Sweden 8.50 8.00 10.50 1.30 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Colombia 8.20 8.90 17.87 7.71 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Austria 8.10 8.30 10.50 0.80 percent Jul/15 Monthly [+]
Fiji 8.10 8.50 9.40 4.60 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Afghanistan 8.00 8.70 8.70 8.00 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Paraguay 8.00 6.50 9.70 6.00 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Venezuela 7.90 5.50 20.70 5.50 percent Jan/15 Monthly [+]
Chad 7.80 22.60 22.60 7.80 percent Dec/12 Yearly [+]
Burundi 7.70 35.00 35.00 7.70 percent Dec/12 Yearly [+]
Central African Republic 7.60 16.10 16.10 6.00 percent Dec/12 Yearly [+]
Guinea Bissau 7.60 3.20 10.14 3.20 percent Dec/02 Yearly [+]
Nigeria 7.50 6.40 23.90 5.30 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Bolivia 7.40 7.50 14.50 7.40 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Mongolia 7.40 7.70 10.30 2.80 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Uruguay 7.40 8.10 13.40 5.40 percent May/15 Monthly [+]
Argentina 7.10 6.90 20.80 6.40 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Comoros 7.00 13.50 20.00 7.00 percent Dec/12 Yearly [+]
Romania 7.00 7.10 8.10 5.40 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Brazil 6.90 6.70 13.10 4.30 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Brunei 6.90 9.30 9.30 2.90 percent Dec/14 Yearly [+]
Hungary 6.90 7.10 11.80 5.50 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Luxembourg 6.90 6.90 7.30 1.40 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Netherlands 6.90 6.90 7.90 3.60 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Canada 6.80 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Nicaragua 6.80 5.90 17.80 1.60 percent Dec/14 Yearly [+]
Peru 6.80 7.00 13.00 5.60 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Togo 6.80 6.80 6.80 6.80 percent Dec/06 Yearly [+]
Burkina Faso 6.60 3.30 6.60 0.90 percent Dec/14 Yearly [+]
Malawi 6.60 3.00 7.00 3.00 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Chile 6.50 6.60 13.50 5.10 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Lebanon 6.50 6.20 9.00 6.20 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Philippines 6.40 6.60 13.90 6.00 percent Jun/15 Quarterly [+]
Czech Republic 6.20 6.40 9.69 0.09 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Estonia 6.20 6.30 20.10 0.50 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Australia 6.00 5.90 10.90 4.00 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Pakistan 6.00 6.00 7.80 3.10 percent Dec/14 Quarterly [+]
El Salvador 5.90 6.10 7.97 5.88 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Indonesia 5.81 5.94 11.24 2.00 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
New Zealand 5.80 5.80 11.20 3.50 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Malta 5.70 5.85 8.24 5.70 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Saudi Arabia 5.70 5.70 6.30 4.35 percent Dec/14 Quarterly [+]
United Kingdom 5.60 5.50 12.00 3.40 percent May/15 Monthly [+]
Russia 5.40 5.60 14.10 4.80 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
United States 5.30 5.50 10.80 2.50 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Ghana 5.20 5.96 12.90 5.20 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Israel 5.20 5.00 11.40 4.90 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Azerbaijan 5.00 5.20 11.80 5.00 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Kazakhstan 5.00 5.00 9.70 4.40 percent May/15 Monthly [+]
India 4.90 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Ecuador 4.84 4.54 11.86 4.54 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
Cayman Islands 4.70 6.30 7.50 2.60 percent Dec/14 Yearly [+]
Denmark 4.70 4.70 6.20 2.40 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Germany 4.70 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Seychelles 4.70 1.00 4.70 1.00 percent Dec/14 Yearly [+]
Sri Lanka 4.70 4.40 11.30 3.90 percent Mar/15 Quarterly [+]
North Korea 4.60 4.60 5.00 2.80 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Mexico 4.41 4.45 5.93 2.22 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Bangladesh 4.30 4.50 5.10 4.30 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Honduras 4.30 4.50 12.10 2.90 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Norway 4.30 4.20 4.70 2.40 percent May/15 Monthly [+]
Uganda 4.20 1.90 4.20 1.90 percent Dec/10 Yearly [+]
United Arab Emirates 4.20 4.60 4.60 1.15 percent Dec/12 Yearly [+]
China 4.04 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent Jun/15 Quarterly [+]
Myanmar 4.02 4.00 4.15 4.00 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
South Korea 3.90 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Cameroon 3.80 3.80 5.60 3.80 percent Dec/12 Yearly [+]
Madagascar 3.80 3.70 6.80 3.70 percent Dec/10 Yearly [+]
Taiwan 3.76 3.75 6.02 1.04 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Bahrain 3.70 3.70 16.00 3.30 percent Dec/12 Monthly [+]
Liberia 3.70 5.60 15.90 3.70 percent Dec/10 Yearly [+]
Kuwait 3.50 2.72 7.18 0.50 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Japan 3.40 3.30 5.60 1.00 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Rwanda 3.40 1.20 3.40 1.00 percent Dec/12 Yearly [+]
Sierra Leone 3.40 3.40 3.40 3.40 percent Dec/04 Yearly [+]
Trinidad and Tobago 3.30 3.30 21.10 3.10 percent Dec/14 Quarterly [+]
Hong Kong 3.20 3.20 8.50 1.00 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Iceland 3.20 4.40 9.20 0.10 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Malaysia 3.10 3.00 4.50 2.70 percent May/15 Monthly [+]
Switzerland 3.10 3.20 5.40 1.60 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Bhutan 2.90 2.10 4.00 1.15 percent Dec/14 Yearly [+]
Guatemala 2.90 2.90 4.13 2.47 percent Jun/14 Quarterly [+]
Cuba 2.70 3.30 5.40 1.60 percent Dec/14 Yearly [+]
Nepal 2.70 2.70 8.80 1.79 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Panama 2.50 4.10 16.30 2.50 percent Dec/15 Yearly [+]
Vietnam 2.44 2.22 4.50 1.81 percent Jun/15 Quarterly [+]
Liechtenstein 2.40 2.50 3.20 2.30 percent Dec/14 Yearly [+]
Tajikistan 2.40 2.40 3.13 2.00 percent Mar/15 Monthly [+]
Kyrgyzstan 2.30 2.40 3.50 2.30 percent May/15 Monthly [+]
Niger 2.25 15.90 15.90 1.47 percent Dec/08 Yearly [+]
Papua New Guinea 2.10 2.40 3.10 1.90 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Singapore 2.00 1.81 6.00 1.40 percent Jun/15 Quarterly [+]
Macao 1.80 1.80 7.10 1.70 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Laos 1.40 1.40 2.59 1.39 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Benin 1.00 1.00 5.50 1.00 percent Dec/12 Yearly [+]
Thailand 0.83 0.93 5.73 0.39 percent Jun/15 Monthly [+]
Belarus 0.50 0.50 4.00 0.50 percent Dec/14 Yearly [+]
Cambodia 0.30 0.10 5.30 0.10 percent Dec/13 Yearly [+]
Qatar 0.20 0.30 3.90 0.20 percent Dec/14 Yearly [+]


This page provides values for Unemployment Rate reported in several countries. The table has current values for Unemployment Rate, previous releases, historical highs and record lows, release frequency, reported unit and currency plus links to historical data charts. 8/4/2015