Unemployment Rate | Forecast | 2016-2020

Last Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
United States 4.70 Dec/16   4.6 4.7 4.8 4.8 6
Euro Area 9.80 Nov/16   9.5 9.4 9.3 9.1 7.7
China 4.04 Sep/16   4.2 4.3 4.3 4.4 5
Japan 3.10 Nov/16 3.1 3 3.2 3.3 3.8
Germany 4.10 Nov/16   4 3.9 3.9 4 5.1
United Kingdom 4.80 Nov/16   5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 6.2
France 10.00 Sep/16   9.7 9.7 9.6 9.5 8.2
India 4.90 Dec/13   4.8 4.8 4.8 4.7 4.6
Italy 11.90 Nov/16   11.4 11.2 10.9 10.5 9
Brazil 11.90 Nov/16   12.2 12.2 12.3 12.1 7.6
Canada 6.90 Dec/16   7.1 7 7.1 6.9 6.7
South Korea 3.40 Dec/16   3.9 3.8 4 3.8 4.3
Australia 5.80 Dec/16   5.9 6 6.1 6.2 6.2
Russia 5.40 Nov/16   5.7 5.4 5.4 5.8 6.2
Spain 18.91 Sep/16   19.4 19 18.5 18.2 14.9
Mexico 3.50 Nov/16   4.15 4.21 4.32 4.4 5.5
Indonesia 5.61 Sep/16   5.6 5.6 5.6 5.6 6
Last Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Afghanistan 40.00 Dec/15   35 35 35 35 18
Albania 15.20 Sep/16   14.2 13.8 13.6 13.2 11.5
Algeria 9.90 Apr/16   11.9 11.9 8.41 11.9 12.56
Angola 26.00 Dec/14 26 26 25.6 25.16 25
Argentina 8.50 Sep/16   9.9 10.1 10.2 10.2 9
Armenia 18.10 Sep/16   18 18.2 16.4 17.6 15.6
Australia 5.80 Dec/16   5.9 6 6.1 6.2 6.2
Austria 10.30 Dec/16   9 7.9 8.1 10 9.2
Azerbaijan 5.00 Dec/15   6.2 6 5.8 5.8 5
Bahamas 14.80 Dec/15   15.9 15.9 15.9 15.9 16.3
Bahrain 3.70 Dec/12   4 4 4 4 4.5
Bangladesh 4.30 Dec/14 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.8
Barbados 10.20 Sep/16   10.5 10.9 11 10.8 8
Belarus 1.00 Dec/15   1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.1
Belgium 7.60 Nov/16   8.2 7.7 7.5 7.6 6.4
Belize 10.10 Dec/15   10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 9.5
Benin 1.00 Dec/13 1 1 1.12 1.24 1
Bhutan 2.60 Dec/15   2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 3
Bolivia 7.40 Dec/13   7.48 7.41 7.34 7.27 6.79
Bosnia and Herzegovina 41.05 Oct/16   40.2 39.7 39.4 38.8 36
Botswana 20.00 Dec/13   22 22 19.98 20.15 19.9
Brazil 11.90 Nov/16   12.2 12.2 12.3 12.1 7.6
Brunei 6.90 Dec/14   6.3 6.3 6.2 6 5.8
Bulgaria 7.90 Nov/16   9.5 8.1 7.4 9.4 8.4
Burkina Faso 6.60 Dec/14   6.74 6.95 7.15 7.35 7.57
Burundi 7.70 Dec/12   6.4 6.1 3.89 5.88 6.72
Cambodia 0.50 Dec/15 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.7
Cameroon 4.00 Dec/13   4.82 4.82 4.32 4.3 5.23
Canada 6.90 Dec/16   7.1 7 7.1 6.9 6.7
Cape Verde 12.40 Dec/15   14.9 14.9 12.98 12.41 13.8
Cayman Islands 5.60 Dec/15   5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 4.5
Central African Republic 7.60 Dec/12   7.1 7.1 7.07 6.65 6.99
Chad 5.60 Dec/13   7 7 8.32 8.44 11.08
Chile 6.20 Nov/16   6.9 6.8 6.7 6.8 6.9
China 4.04 Sep/16   4.2 4.3 4.3 4.4 5
Colombia 7.50 Nov/16   9.1 8.7 8.5 8.4 8
Comoros 7.00 Dec/12   6.6 6.6 6.46 6.26 5.8
Congo 46.10 Dec/13   43.86 43.86 47.82 48.78 36
Costa Rica 9.70 Sep/16   9.67 9.72 9.66 9.67 9.3
Croatia 14.40 Nov/16   14.1 13.7 12.5 12.4 11.1
Cuba 2.40 Dec/15 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.5
Cyprus 14.20 Nov/16   11.5 11.4 11.2 11 9.1
Czech Republic 5.20 Dec/16   4.8 4.7 4.7 4.5 5
Denmark 4.20 Nov/16 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.7
Djibouti 54.00 Dec/10   46.5 46.5 53.4 53.24 42.7
Dominican Republic 14.00 Sep/15 14 14.1 14.1 14.1 13.5
East Timor 11.00 Dec/13 11 11 12 12 10
Ecuador 6.70 Sep/16   7.44 6.86 7.03 6.91 7.04
Egypt 12.60 Sep/16   12.8 12.7 12.6 12.59 11.2
El Salvador 7.00 Dec/14   6.38 6.46 6.53 6.61 6.13
Equatorial Guinea 22.30 Dec/09   19.7 19.7 22.48 22.56 18
Eritrea 14.50 Dec/84   7 7 14.5 14.5 6.5
Estonia 7.50 Sep/16   6.9 6.3 6.7 6.4 5.5
Ethiopia 16.80 Dec/15   16.57 16.38 16.2 16.02 13.8
Euro Area 9.80 Nov/16   9.5 9.4 9.3 9.1 7.7
European Union 8.30 Nov/16   8 7.9 7.8 7.6 6.2
Fiji 7.90 Dec/14   7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.4
Finland 8.10 Nov/16   9.8 9.1 7.5 8.5 7.9
France 10.00 Sep/16   9.7 9.7 9.6 9.5 8.2
Gabon 20.30 Dec/13   20.62 21 21.38 21.76 24.25
Gambia 29.80 Dec/13   36.39 37.04 37.68 38.33 15
Georgia 12.00 Dec/15   10.8 10.8 10.8 10.8 10
Germany 4.10 Nov/16   4 3.9 3.9 4 5.1
Ghana 5.20 Dec/13   8.9 8.9 8.9 8.9 10
Greece 23.00 Oct/16   22.5 22.2 22 21.7 19.8
Guatemala 3.10 Jun/16   3.13 3.11 3.1 3.09 3.09
Guinea 1.70 Dec/13   7.7 7 1.99 1.77 6.5
Guinea Bissau 7.60 Dec/13   7.9 7.9 8.68 9.09 6.5
Guyana 21.00 Dec/11   20.1 20.1 20.1 19.7 19
Haiti 6.80 Dec/14   7.1 7.1 7.1 7.1 7
Honduras 7.30 Dec/15   7 7.44 7.87 8.31 7.57
Hong Kong 3.30 Dec/16   3.5 3.5 3.6 3.6 4
Hungary 4.50 Nov/16 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.1 5
Iceland 2.90 Nov/16   3.2 3.6 3 3.8 4.4
India 4.90 Dec/13   4.8 4.8 4.8 4.7 4.6
Indonesia 5.61 Sep/16   5.6 5.6 5.6 5.6 6
Iran 12.20 Jun/16   11 11.1 10.3 10 9.5
Iraq 16.40 Dec/14   17.7 17.4 17.5 17.2 16.5
Ireland 7.20 Dec/16   6.8 6.5 6.2 6 5.5
Israel 4.60 Nov/16   5 4.8 4.8 5.1 5.5
Italy 11.90 Nov/16   11.4 11.2 10.9 10.5 9
Ivory Coast 5.30 Dec/13   10.48 10.3 4.18 3.73 7.85
Jamaica 12.90 Sep/16   12.56 12.82 12.75 12.79 12.43
Japan 3.10 Nov/16 3.1 3 3.2 3.3 3.8
Jordan 15.80 Sep/16   14.5 14.6 14.7 14.3 12.5
Kazakhstan 5.00 Dec/16 5 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.3
Kenya 40.00 Dec/11   24.7 25 42.78 44.05 24
Kosovo 32.90 Dec/15   31.8 31.4 31.2 30.8 27.5
Kuwait 2.20 Dec/15   2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 3
Kyrgyzstan 2.20 Nov/16   2.5 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.9
Laos 1.40 Dec/14   1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.7
Latvia 9.50 Sep/16   10.1 9.9 9.4 9.6 8.7
Lebanon 6.40 Dec/14   6.8 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.7
Lesotho 25.30 Dec/08   19.12 19.8 25.2 25.14 19.5
Liberia 3.80 Dec/14   3.9 3.9 3.84 3.91 4
Libya 19.50 Dec/11   18.91 18.33 17.74 17.16 20.2
Liechtenstein 2.40 Dec/15   2.7 2.7 2.44 2.7 2.4
Lithuania 8.50 Dec/16   9.2 7.5 7.3 8.6 7.2
Luxembourg 6.20 Nov/16   6.1 6.1 6.1 6 5.2
Macau 1.90 Nov/16   2 2 2 2.1 2.5
Macedonia 23.40 Sep/16   23 22.6 22.2 22 16.5
Madagascar 1.20 Dec/12   1.72 1.72 1.72 1.72 2
Malawi 6.60 Dec/13   6.47 6.44 6.41 6.38 3.78
Malaysia 3.40 Nov/16   3.6 3.6 3.6 3.8 4.1
Maldives 11.60 Dec/14   12 12 12 12 11.1
Mali 8.20 Dec/14   9.38 9.38 7.51 6.38 8.5
Malta 4.80 Sep/16   5.1 4.8 5 5.1 4.5
Mauritania 12.85 Dec/14   14.7 14.7 10.15 9.05 12.8
Mauritius 7.60 Sep/16   7.8 7.5 7.3 6.9 6.5
Mexico 3.50 Nov/16   4.15 4.21 4.32 4.4 5.5
Moldova 2.90 Sep/16   6.5 4.2 3 4 4.5
Mongolia 9.40 Sep/16   11.2 11 10 10.2 8.7
Montenegro 20.58 Nov/16   17.7 17.5 17.2 16.7 15.5
Morocco 9.60 Sep/16   10.1 9.2 9.7 9.18 9
Mozambique 17.00 Dec/07   14.8 14.8 17.85 17.85 13.4
Myanmar 4.02 Dec/13   4 4 4 4 4.2
Namibia 28.10 Dec/14   29.33 28.8 28.27 27.74 25.37
Nepal 3.00 Dec/14   3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.8
Netherlands 5.40 Dec/16 5.4 5.2 5.1 5 5.6
New Caledonia 14.60 Dec/14   14.4 14.4 14.4 14.4 13.8
New Zealand 4.90 Sep/16   5.1 5.2 5.2 5.3 5.3
Nicaragua 6.80 Dec/14   6.02 6.27 6.53 6.79 6.78
Niger 2.25 Dec/08   6 6 6 6 5.5
Nigeria 13.90 Sep/16 13.9 14.1 14.3 13.8 12.4
North Korea 4.10 Dec/14   4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.4
Norway 4.80 Oct/16   5.1 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.3
Oman 7.20 Dec/14   7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.8
Pakistan 5.90 Dec/15   6.1 6.1 6.1 6.1 5.7
Palestine 28.40 Sep/16   26.4 24.3 27.8 27.1 24.9
Panama 5.60 Dec/16   5.33 5.48 5.63 5.77 5.8
Papua New Guinea 2.50 Dec/14   2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.5
Paraguay 6.90 Sep/16   9 8.9 8.8 8.7 7.2
Peru 6.20 Dec/16   5.7 5.5 5.5 5.6 8
Philippines 4.70 Dec/16   5.7 5.9 5.3 5 5.7
Poland 8.20 Nov/16   8.5 8.1 7.6 8 7
Portugal 10.50 Sep/16   10.9 10.4 10.2 10.2 9
Puerto Rico 11.00 Nov/16   12.1 12.3 12.5 12.5 11.5
Qatar 0.20 Dec/15   0.8 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 5.70 Nov/16   5.9 5.8 5.7 5.6 5.1
Russia 5.40 Nov/16   5.7 5.4 5.4 5.8 6.2
Rwanda 13.20 Feb/16   13.5 14.1 14.69 15.28 19.12
Sao Tome and Principe 13.60 Dec/12   14.06 14.05 14.03 14.01 15.26
Saudi Arabia 5.70 Sep/16   6 6 6.1 6.1 5.8
Senegal 13.40 Dec/15   13 13 13.03 12.13 12.31
Serbia 13.80 Sep/16   16 13.4 12.5 15 13
Seychelles 4.20 Dec/15   5.08 5.08 2.91 2.9 6
Sierra Leone 3.30 Dec/14   3.4 3.4 3.32 3.3 3.3
Singapore 2.10 Sep/16   2.2 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.6
Slovakia 8.80 Nov/16 8.8 8.6 8.5 8.4 7.2
Slovenia 10.40 Nov/16 10.4 10.3 10.1 9.8 8.5
South Africa 27.10 Sep/16   26.2 25.7 25 24.5 21
South Korea 3.40 Dec/16   3.9 3.8 4 3.8 4.3
South Sudan 12.00 Dec/08 12 12 12 12 12
Spain 18.91 Sep/16   19.4 19 18.5 18.2 14.9
Sri Lanka 4.50 Sep/16   4.3 4.4 4.7 4.3 4.6
Sudan 19.50 Dec/14   19.55 19.85 20.16 20.46 22.93
Suriname 8.90 Dec/15   8.69 8.71 8.72 8.74 7.32
Swaziland 6.70 Dec/13   6.92 7.54 8.16 8.77 10.56
Sweden 6.20 Nov/16   6.8 6.7 6.2 6.3 5.8
Switzerland 3.50 Dec/16 3.5 3.1 3.2 3.4 3.5
Syria 14.90 Dec/12   28 28 28 28 22
Taiwan 3.84 Nov/16   3.88 3.87 3.85 3.91 4.15
Tajikistan 2.40 Oct/16   2.5 2.5 2.4 2.6 2.7
Tanzania 10.30 Dec/14   10.19 10.15 10.11 10.07 9.05
Thailand 0.99 Nov/16   1.08 1.1 1.12 1.15 1.5
Togo 6.90 Dec/13   7.9 7.9 6.92 6.9 6.9
Trinidad and Tobago 4.40 Jun/16   3.8 3.9 4 3.9 4
Tunisia 15.50 Sep/16   15.21 15.1 15.16 15.18 15.2
Turkey 11.80 Oct/16   11.9 10.4 11.4 10.5 10.9
Turkmenistan 10.50 Dec/14   10.8 10.9 10.8 10.8 10.5
Uganda 3.80 Dec/13   4.55 4.55 3.72 3.55 3.36
Ukraine 9.20 Sep/16   10.2 9.7 9.5 9.8 8.2
United Arab Emirates 4.20 Dec/12   4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.9
United Kingdom 4.80 Nov/16   5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 6.2
United States 4.70 Dec/16   4.6 4.7 4.8 4.8 6
Uruguay 7.70 Nov/16   7.9 7.5 8.3 8.4 8.7
Uzbekistan 10.70 Dec/13   11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5 10.5
Venezuela 7.30 Apr/16   9 9.5 10 11 12
Vietnam 2.06 Jun/16   2.1 2.1 2.09 2.08 2.4
Yemen 29.00 Dec/11   35 35 35 35 25
Zambia 13.30 Dec/14   13.93 13.98 14.02 14.07 15.34
Zimbabwe 11.30 Dec/14   11.26 11.35 11.45 11.55 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. 1/19/2017