Unemployment Rate | Forecast | 2016-2020

Last Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
United States 4.60 Nov/16   5.1 5.2 5.3 5.3 6
Euro Area 9.80 Oct/16   9.9 9.6 9.9 9.8 8.2
China 4.04 Sep/16   4.1 4.2 4.3 4.3 5
Japan 3.00 Oct/16   3.2 3.1 3 3.2 3.8
Germany 4.10 Oct/16 4.1 4.3 4.1 4.2 5.1
United Kingdom 4.80 Sep/16   5 5.1 5.2 4.44 6.7
France 10.00 Sep/16   9.9 9.7 9.8 10.09 8.4
India 4.90 Dec/13   4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.6
Italy 11.60 Oct/16   11.4 10.7 11.2 11.1 8.9
Brazil 11.80 Oct/16   12 11.8 11.8 11.7 7.2
Canada 6.80 Nov/16   6.9 7.1 7 7.1 6.7
South Korea 3.70 Oct/16   3.8 3.9 3.8 3.7 4.3
Australia 5.60 Oct/16   5.9 5.9 6 6.1 6.2
Russia 5.40 Oct/16   5.7 5.7 5.4 5.4 6.2
Spain 18.91 Sep/16   18.7 19.4 19 18.5 14.9
Mexico 3.70 Oct/16   4 4.15 4.21 4.32 4.6
Indonesia 5.61 Sep/16   5.6 5.6 5.6 5.6 6
Last Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Afghanistan 40.00 Dec/15 40 35 35 35 18
Albania 15.90 Jun/16   16.3 17.1 17.2 13.12 14.6
Algeria 9.90 Apr/16   11.5 11.9 11.9 8.41 12.56
Angola 26.00 Dec/14 26 26 26 25.54 25
Argentina 8.50 Sep/16   9.8 9.9 10.1 10.2 9
Armenia 18.40 Jun/16   17.9 18 18.2 16.4 15.6
Australia 5.60 Oct/16   5.9 5.9 6 6.1 6.2
Austria 9.00 Nov/16   10.1 9.3 9.2 7.9 9.6
Azerbaijan 5.00 Dec/15   6.3 6.2 6 5.8 5
Bahamas 14.80 Dec/15   15.8 15.9 15.9 15.9 16.3
Bahrain 3.70 Dec/12   3.8 4 4 4 4.5
Bangladesh 4.30 Dec/14   4.2 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.8
Barbados 10.10 Jun/16   10.7 10.5 10.9 11 8
Belarus 1.00 Dec/15   1.4 1.2 1.2 0.98 1.1
Belgium 7.90 Oct/16   8.2 8.9 8 7.9 6.2
Belize 10.10 Dec/15   10.8 10.5 10.5 10.5 9.5
Benin 1.00 Dec/13 1 1 1 1.28 1
Bhutan 2.60 Dec/15   2.3 2.4 2.4 2.4 3
Bolivia 7.40 Dec/13   7.27 7.25 7.22 7.19 6.79
Bosnia and Herzegovina 41.25 Sep/16   41.2 40.9 40.2 41.18 36
Botswana 20.00 Dec/13   22.15 22 22 20.19 19.9
Brazil 11.80 Oct/16   12 11.8 11.8 11.7 7.2
Brunei 6.90 Dec/14   6.5 6.3 6.3 6.2 5.8
Bulgaria 7.70 Sep/16   9.8 9.5 8.1 7.4 8.4
Burkina Faso 6.60 Dec/14   7.35 7.45 7.54 7.64 7.57
Burundi 7.70 Dec/12   6.5 6.4 6.1 0.67 6.72
Cambodia 0.50 Dec/15   0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.7
Cameroon 4.00 Dec/13   5.5 4.82 4.82 4.23 5.23
Canada 6.80 Nov/16   6.9 7.1 7 7.1 6.7
Cape Verde 12.40 Dec/15   14.9 14.9 14.9 13.29 13.8
Cayman Islands 5.60 Dec/15   5.8 5.5 5.5 5.5 4.5
Central African Republic 7.60 Dec/12   7.1 7.1 7.1 6.38 6.99
Chad 5.60 Dec/13   7 7 8.32 8.44 11.08
Chile 6.40 Oct/16   6.9 6.9 6.8 6.7 6.9
China 4.04 Sep/16   4.1 4.2 4.3 4.3 5
Colombia 8.30 Oct/16   8.4 9.1 8.7 8.5 8
Comoros 7.00 Dec/12   6.5 6.6 6.6 5.76 5.8
Congo 46.10 Dec/13   42.5 43.86 43.86 49.5 36
Costa Rica 9.70 Sep/16   9.63 9.67 9.72 9.66 9.3
Croatia 14.00 Oct/16   12.9 16.1 12.7 12.5 13.2
Cuba 2.40 Dec/15 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.5
Cyprus 12.00 Oct/16   11.6 11 11.4 11.2 9.1
Czech Republic 5.00 Oct/16   4.8 5.3 4.6 4.4 5
Denmark 4.20 Oct/16 4.2 4.1 4.2 4.09 4.7
Djibouti 54.00 Dec/10   46.5 46.5 46.5 52.63 42.7
Dominican Republic 14.00 Sep/15 14 14 14.1 14.1 13.5
East Timor 11.00 Dec/13 11 11 11 12 10
Ecuador 6.70 Sep/16   6.64 7.44 6.86 7.03 7.04
Egypt 12.60 Sep/16   12.7 12.8 12.7 12.6 11.2
El Salvador 7.00 Dec/14   6.61 6.51 6.42 6.33 6.13
Equatorial Guinea 22.30 Dec/09   19.7 19.7 19.7 22.73 18
Eritrea 14.50 Dec/84   7 7 7 14.5 6.5
Estonia 7.50 Sep/16   6.2 6.3 6.1 5.9 5.7
Ethiopia 16.80 Dec/15   16.02 15.85 15.67 15.5 13.8
Euro Area 9.80 Oct/16   9.9 9.6 9.9 9.8 8.2
European Union 8.30 Oct/16   8.4 7.9 8.4 8.3 6.2
Fiji 7.90 Dec/14   7.8 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.4
Finland 8.10 Oct/16   9 9.9 9.2 7.5 8.1
France 10.00 Sep/16   9.9 9.7 9.8 10.09 8.4
Gabon 20.30 Dec/13   21.76 22 22.24 22.49 24.25
Gambia 29.80 Dec/13   38.33 41.33 44.33 47.33 15
Georgia 12.00 Dec/15   11.4 10.8 10.8 10.8 10
Germany 4.10 Oct/16 4.1 4.3 4.1 4.2 5.1
Ghana 5.20 Dec/13   8.7 8.9 8.9 8.9 10
Greece 23.40 Aug/16   22.8 22.5 22.2 22.94 19.8
Guatemala 3.10 Jun/16   3.15 3.13 3.11 3.1 3.09
Guinea 1.70 Dec/13   7 7.7 7 1.54 6.5
Guinea Bissau 7.60 Dec/13   7.8 7.9 7.9 9.8 6.5
Guyana 21.00 Dec/11   20.1 20.1 20.1 20.1 19
Haiti 6.80 Dec/14   7 7.1 7.1 7.1 7
Honduras 7.30 Dec/15   8.31 8.42 8.52 8.63 7.57
Hong Kong 3.40 Oct/16   3.5 3.5 3.5 3.6 4
Hungary 4.70 Oct/16   5.1 5 5.2 4.9 6.1
Iceland 2.90 Oct/16   2.8 3.2 3.6 2.96 4.4
India 4.90 Dec/13   4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.6
Indonesia 5.61 Sep/16   5.6 5.6 5.6 5.6 6
Iran 12.20 Jun/16   10.3 11 11.1 10.3 9.5
Iraq 16.40 Dec/14   18 17.7 17.4 17.5 16.5
Ireland 7.30 Nov/16 7.3 7 6.8 6.5 5.9
Israel 4.50 Oct/16   4.8 5 4.8 4.8 5.5
Italy 11.60 Oct/16   11.4 10.7 11.2 11.1 8.9
Ivory Coast 5.30 Dec/13   10.3 10.48 10.3 2.99 7.85
Jamaica 13.70 Jun/16   13.59 13.42 13.49 13.46 13.49
Japan 3.00 Oct/16   3.2 3.1 3 3.2 3.8
Jordan 15.80 Sep/16   15 14.5 14.6 14.7 12.5
Kazakhstan 4.90 Oct/16   5.1 5 5.2 5.2 5.3
Kenya 40.00 Dec/11   25 24.7 25 46 24
Kosovo 32.90 Dec/15   32.4 31.8 31.8 31.63 28.4
Kuwait 2.20 Dec/15   2.5 2.6 2.6 2.6 3
Kyrgyzstan 2.20 Oct/16   2.5 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.9
Laos 1.40 Dec/14 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.7
Latvia 9.50 Sep/16 9.5 10.1 9.9 9.38 8.7
Lebanon 6.40 Dec/14   7 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.7
Lesotho 25.30 Dec/08   19.8 19.12 19.8 25.07 19.5
Liberia 3.80 Dec/14   3.9 3.9 3.9 4.01 4
Libya 19.50 Dec/11   17.16 16.57 15.99 15.4 20.2
Liechtenstein 2.40 Dec/15   2.5 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.4
Lithuania 7.20 Sep/16   7.4 9.2 7.5 7.3 7.2
Luxembourg 6.30 Oct/16   6.2 6 6.1 6.16 5.2
Macau 1.90 Oct/16   2 2 2 2 2.5
Macedonia 24.00 Jun/16   23.4 23 22.8 22.5 16.5
Madagascar 1.20 Dec/12   1.72 1.72 1.72 1.72 2
Malawi 6.60 Dec/13   6.38 6.09 5.8 5.5 3.78
Malaysia 3.50 Sep/16   3.7 3.8 3.8 3.7 4
Maldives 11.60 Dec/14   11.8 12 12 12 11.1
Mali 8.20 Dec/14   9.38 9.38 9.38 5.33 8.5
Malta 4.90 Jun/16 4.9 5.1 4.8 5 4.5
Mauritania 12.85 Dec/14   14.8 14.7 14.7 8.34 12.8
Mauritius 7.10 Jun/16   7.4 7.8 7.5 7.3 6.5
Mexico 3.70 Oct/16   4 4.15 4.21 4.32 4.6
Moldova 2.90 Sep/16   3.8 6.5 4.2 3.19 4.7
Mongolia 9.40 Sep/16   10.5 11.2 11 10 8.7
Montenegro 19.51 Oct/16   17.7 17.5 17.1 20.02 15.5
Morocco 9.60 Sep/16   9.7 10.1 9.2 9.7 9
Mozambique 17.00 Dec/07   14.8 14.8 14.8 17.85 13.4
Myanmar 4.02 Dec/13   4 4 4 4 4.2
Namibia 28.10 Dec/14   27.74 27.49 27.25 27.01 25.37
Nepal 3.00 Dec/14   3.7 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.8
Netherlands 5.60 Oct/16   5.5 5.8 5.2 5.1 5.6
New Caledonia 14.60 Dec/14   14.2 14.4 14.4 14.4 13.8
New Zealand 4.90 Sep/16   5.2 5.1 5.2 5.2 5.3
Nicaragua 6.80 Dec/14   6.79 6.77 6.74 6.72 6.78
Niger 2.25 Dec/08   6 6 6 6 5.5
Nigeria 13.30 Jun/16   13.8 13.9 14.1 14.3 12.4
North Korea 4.10 Dec/14 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.4
Norway 4.80 Sep/16   5 5.2 5.1 4.8 4.3
Oman 7.20 Dec/14   7.6 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.8
Pakistan 5.90 Dec/15   5.8 6.1 6.1 6.1 5.7
Palestine 28.40 Sep/16   27.7 26.4 24.3 27.8 24.9
Panama 5.60 Dec/16   5.18 5.48 5.63 5.77 5.8
Papua New Guinea 2.50 Dec/14 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.5
Paraguay 8.90 Jun/16   9.1 9 8.9 8.8 7.2
Peru 6.20 Oct/16   6.7 6.7 6.5 6.5 8
Philippines 5.40 Sep/16   5.1 5.7 5.9 5.3 5.7
Poland 8.20 Oct/16   9.1 9.4 8.8 8.4 7.2
Portugal 10.50 Sep/16   10.7 10.9 10.4 10.2 9.6
Puerto Rico 12.50 Oct/16   12.8 12.1 12.3 12.5 11.5
Qatar 0.20 Dec/15   0.6 0.8 0.8 0.8 1.2
Republic of the Congo 26.60 Dec/10 26.6 26.6 26.6 26.6 23.5
Romania 5.80 Oct/16 5.8 5.9 5.7 5.7 5.1
Russia 5.40 Oct/16   5.7 5.7 5.4 5.4 6.2
Rwanda 13.20 Feb/16   12.91 14.1 14.69 15.28 19.12
Sao Tome and Principe 13.60 Dec/12   14.01 14.18 14.35 14.52 15.26
Saudi Arabia 5.70 Sep/16   5.8 6 6 6.1 5.8
Senegal 13.40 Dec/15   13 13 13 12.29 12.31
Serbia 13.80 Sep/16   17.5 18.7 17.1 12.53 15.9
Seychelles 4.20 Dec/15   5.8 5.08 5.08 2.78 6
Sierra Leone 3.30 Dec/14   3.4 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.3
Singapore 2.10 Sep/16 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.6
Slovakia 9.10 Oct/16   9.2 9 8.8 8.39 7.2
Slovenia 10.30 Sep/16   10.2 9.8 10 9.7 8.5
South Africa 27.10 Sep/16   26.3 26.2 25.7 25 21
South Korea 3.70 Oct/16   3.8 3.9 3.8 3.7 4.3
South Sudan 12.00 Dec/08 12 12 12 12 12
Spain 18.91 Sep/16   18.7 19.4 19 18.5 14.9
Sri Lanka 4.60 Jun/16   4.2 4.3 4.4 4.7 4.6
Sudan 19.50 Dec/14   20.46 20.65 20.84 21.03 22.93
Suriname 8.90 Dec/15   8.74 8.5 8.27 8.03 7.32
Swaziland 6.70 Dec/13   8.77 9.17 9.56 9.95 10.56
Sweden 6.40 Oct/16   6.5 6.8 6.7 6.2 5.8
Switzerland 3.20 Oct/16   3.1 3 3.2 3.2 3.5
Syria 14.90 Dec/12   31 28 28 28 22
Taiwan 3.90 Oct/16   3.98 3.99 4.02 4.08 4.25
Tajikistan 2.30 Sep/16   2.4 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.7
Tanzania 10.30 Dec/14   10.07 10.02 9.96 9.91 9.05
Thailand 1.20 Oct/16   1.03 1.08 1.1 1.12 1.5
Togo 6.90 Dec/13   7.9 7.9 7.9 6.9 6.9
Trinidad and Tobago 3.80 Mar/16   3.9 3.8 3.9 4 4
Tunisia 15.50 Sep/16   15.21 15.21 15.1 15.16 15.2
Turkey 11.30 Aug/16   10.7 10.5 9.4 10.1 10.9
Turkmenistan 10.50 Dec/14   11 10.8 10.9 10.8 10.5
Uganda 3.80 Dec/13   4.55 4.55 4.55 3.47 3.36
Ukraine 9.30 Jun/16   10 10.2 9.7 9.36 8.2
United Arab Emirates 4.20 Dec/12   4.5 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.9
United Kingdom 4.80 Sep/16   5 5.1 5.2 4.44 6.7
United States 4.60 Nov/16   5.1 5.2 5.3 5.3 6
Uruguay 8.40 Sep/16   8.2 7.9 7.5 8.3 8.7
Uzbekistan 10.70 Dec/13   12 11.5 11.5 11.5 10.5
Venezuela 7.30 Apr/16   8.5 9 9.5 10 12
Vietnam 2.06 Jun/16   2 2.1 2.2 2.09 2.7
Yemen 29.00 Dec/11   38 35 35 35 25
Zambia 13.30 Dec/14   14.07 14.23 14.4 14.56 15.34
Zimbabwe 11.30 Dec/14   11.55 11.58 11.61 11.64 11.98


This page provides forecasts for Unemployment Rate including a long-term outlook for the next decades, medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions. 12/6/2016