Unemployment Rate | Forecast | 2016-2020

Last Q3/16 Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 2020
United States 4.90 Jul/16   5.1 5.2 5.3 5.3 6
Euro Area 10.10 Jun/16   9.9 9.8 9.6 9.7 8.5
China 4.05 Jun/16   4.1 4.3 4.3 4.3 5
Japan 3.10 Jun/16   3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.8
Germany 4.20 Jun/16 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.5 5.1
United Kingdom 4.90 Jun/16   5.1 5 5.1 5.2 6.7
France 9.90 Jun/16   10 9.9 10 9.9 8.4
India 4.90 Dec/13   5 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.6
Italy 11.60 Jun/16   11.2 11 10.7 10.9 8.9
Brazil 11.30 Jun/16   11.7 12 11.8 11.8 7.2
Canada 6.90 Jul/16   6.8 6.9 7.1 7 6.7
South Korea 3.60 Jul/16 3.6 3.7 3.9 3.8 4.3
Australia 5.70 Jul/16   6 5.9 5.9 6 6.2
Russia 5.30 Jul/16   5.5 5.9 5.9 5.6 5.8
Spain 20.00 Jun/16   19.5 18.7 19.4 18 14.9
Mexico 3.93 Jun/16   4.15 4.2 4.35 4.15 5.15
Indonesia 5.50 Mar/16   5.3 5.3 5.6 5.6 6
Last Q3/16 Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 2020
Afghanistan 40.00 Dec/15 40 40 35 35 18
Albania 16.90 Mar/16   16.6 16.3 17.1 17.2 14.6
Algeria 11.20 Sep/15   11.5 11.5 11.9 11.9 12.56
Angola 26.00 Dec/14 26 26 26 26 25
Argentina 9.30 Jun/16   7.6 7.8 7.9 8.1 7
Armenia 18.00 Mar/16   15.8 18.4 17.8 16.9 15.5
Australia 5.70 Jul/16   6 5.9 5.9 6 6.2
Austria 8.00 Jul/16   8.1 10.4 9.3 8 9.6
Azerbaijan 5.00 Dec/15   5.2 5.2 5.3 5.2 5
Bahamas 15.70 Dec/14   15.04 15.57 15.44 15.32 15.3
Bahrain 3.70 Dec/12   3.8 3.8 4 4 3.8
Bangladesh 4.30 Dec/14   4.36 4.36 4.37 4.38 4.47
Barbados 9.30 Mar/16   11.9 11.7 11.5 11.1 8
Belarus 1.00 Dec/15   1.4 1.4 1.2 1.2 1.1
Belgium 8.50 Jun/16   8.8 9.2 8.9 8.4 6.2
Belize 10.10 Dec/15   10.76 10.5 10.5 10.5 9.5
Benin 1.00 Dec/13 1 1 1 1 1
Bhutan 2.60 Dec/15   2.3 2.3 2.4 2.4 3
Bolivia 7.40 Dec/13   7.34 7.27 7.25 7.22 6.79
Bosnia and Herzegovina 41.72 May/16   41.5 41.2 40.9 40.7 37
Botswana 20.00 Dec/13   22 22.15 22 22 19.9
Brazil 11.30 Jun/16   11.7 12 11.8 11.8 7.2
Brunei 6.90 Dec/14   5.71 5.4 5.25 5.09 4.81
Bulgaria 8.36 Jun/16   9.2 9.8 9.7 9.5 8.4
Burkina Faso 6.60 Dec/14   7.15 7.35 7.45 7.54 7.57
Burundi 7.70 Dec/12   5.9 6.5 6.4 6.1 6.72
Cambodia 0.50 Dec/15   0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.4
Cameroon 4.00 Dec/13   5.6 5.5 4.82 4.82 5.23
Canada 6.90 Jul/16   6.8 6.9 7.1 7 6.7
Cape Verde 15.80 Dec/14   14.7 14.9 14.9 14.9 13.8
Cayman Islands 5.60 Dec/15   5.8 5.5 5.3 5 4
Central African Republic 7.60 Dec/12   7.07 7.1 7.1 7.1 6.99
Chad 5.60 Dec/13   7 7 8.32 8.44 11.08
Chile 6.90 Jun/16   7 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.6
China 4.05 Jun/16   4.1 4.3 4.3 4.3 5
Colombia 8.90 Jun/16   8.5 8.4 8.5 8.5 8
Comoros 7.00 Dec/12   6.46 6.5 6.6 6.6 5.8
Congo 46.10 Dec/13   42.21 42.5 43.86 43.86 36
Costa Rica 9.40 Jun/16   9.1 9.62 9.66 9.72 9.3
Croatia 13.30 Jul/16   14.2 15.2 16.1 14.8 13.2
Cuba 2.40 Dec/15   2.24 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.5
Cyprus 11.70 Jun/16   11.4 12.2 11.8 11.6 10.1
Czech Republic 5.40 Jul/16   5.5 5.8 5.3 5.6 5
Denmark 4.20 Jun/16 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.3 4.7
Djibouti 54.00 Dec/10   46.41 46.5 46.5 46.5 42.7
Dominican Republic 14.00 Sep/15   13.5 13.2 13.1 13 12.7
East Timor 11.00 Dec/13 11 11 11 11 10
Ecuador 7.40 Mar/16   4.81 7.24 8 7.8 7.89
Egypt 12.50 Jun/16   12.9 12.8 12.9 12.9 10.8
El Salvador 7.00 Dec/14   6.53 6.61 6.51 6.42 6.13
Equatorial Guinea 22.30 Dec/09   19.7 19.7 19.7 19.7 18
Eritrea 14.50 Dec/84   6.9 7 7 7 6.5
Estonia 6.50 Jun/16   6.1 6 6.3 6 5.7
Ethiopia 16.80 Dec/15   16.2 16.02 15.85 15.67 13.8
Euro Area 10.10 Jun/16   9.9 9.8 9.6 9.7 8.5
European Union 8.60 Jun/16   8.3 8.1 8.2 8.5 7.4
Fiji 7.90 Dec/14   7.8 7.8 7.5 7.5 7.4
Finland 7.80 Jul/16   8.3 9 10.2 9.7 8.2
France 9.90 Jun/16   10 9.9 10 9.9 8.4
Gabon 20.30 Dec/13   21.38 21.76 22 22.24 24.25
Gambia 29.80 Dec/13   17.7 38.33 41.33 44.33 15
Georgia 12.00 Dec/15   11.2 11.2 10.9 10.9 10.4
Germany 4.20 Jun/16 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.5 5.1
Ghana 5.20 Dec/13   8.7 8.7 8.72 8.7 9
Greece 23.52 May/16   22.2 22 22.3 22.7 19.8
Guatemala 2.40 Mar/15   2.25 2.25 2.26 2.26 2.26
Guinea 1.70 Dec/13   7.4 7 7.7 7 6.5
Guinea Bissau 7.60 Dec/13   7.8 7.8 7.9 7.9 6.5
Guyana 21.00 Dec/11   20.31 20.1 20.1 20.1 19
Haiti 40.60 Dec/10   18.7 24 24 24 17.5
Honduras 4.30 Dec/13   3.93 3.69 3.67 3.66 3.77
Hong Kong 3.40 Jul/16 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5
Hungary 5.10 Jun/16 5.1 5.3 5 5.2 6.1
Iceland 2.60 Jun/16   3 2.8 3.2 3.6 4.4
India 4.90 Dec/13   5 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.6
Indonesia 5.50 Mar/16   5.3 5.3 5.6 5.6 6
Iran 11.80 Mar/16   10.5 10.3 11.2 10.3 9.6
Iraq 16.40 Dec/14   17.5 18 17.7 17.4 16.5
Ireland 8.30 Jul/16   8.2 8 7.7 7.4 5.9
Israel 4.70 Jul/16   4.6 4.9 5 4.8 5.3
Italy 11.60 Jun/16   11.2 11 10.7 10.9 8.9
Ivory Coast 5.30 Dec/13   10.5 10.3 10.48 10.3 7.85
Jamaica 13.30 Mar/16   12.85 12.84 12.82 12.87 12.59
Japan 3.10 Jun/16   3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.8
Jordan 14.70 Jun/16   14.8 14 14.5 14.5 12.5
Kazakhstan 4.90 May/16   5 5 5.1 5.2 5.3
Kenya 40.00 Dec/11   24 25 24.7 25 24
Kosovo 32.90 Dec/15   32.4 32.4 31.8 31.8 28.4
Kuwait 2.20 Dec/15   2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6 3
Kyrgyzstan 2.30 Jun/16   2.4 2.4 2.3 2.4 2.7
Laos 1.40 Dec/14 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.6
Latvia 9.50 Jun/16   9.6 9.8 10.1 9.7 8.7
Lebanon 6.40 Dec/14   6.7 6.7 6.8 6.8 6.7
Lesotho 25.30 Dec/08   19.7 19.8 19.12 19.8 19.5
Liberia 3.80 Dec/14   3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 4
Libya 19.50 Dec/11   17.74 17.16 16.57 15.99 20.2
Liechtenstein 2.40 Dec/15   2.5 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.2
Lithuania 7.80 Jul/16   8 8.9 9.2 7.8 7.2
Luxembourg 6.40 Jul/16 6.4 6.2 6 6.1 5.2
Macau 1.90 Jun/16   2 2 2.1 2.1 2.4
Macedonia 24.46 Mar/16   24.1 23.8 23.6 23.2 20.4
Madagascar 1.20 Dec/12   1.62 1.72 1.72 1.72 2
Malawi 6.60 Dec/13   6.41 6.38 6.09 5.8 3.78
Malaysia 3.40 Jun/16   3.7 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.7
Maldives 11.60 Dec/14   11.8 11.8 11.5 11.5 11.1
Mali 8.20 Dec/14   9.51 9.38 9.38 9.38 8.5
Malta 4.90 Mar/16   4.6 4.9 5.1 4.8 4.5
Mauritania 12.85 Dec/14   14.7 14.8 14.7 14.7 12.8
Mauritius 7.61 Mar/16   6.99 7.14 6.83 6.55 5.35
Mexico 3.93 Jun/16   4.15 4.2 4.35 4.15 5.15
Moldova 6.20 Mar/16   3.2 3.8 6.5 4.2 4.7
Mongolia 10.40 Jun/16   11.2 11.4 11.3 11 9.8
Montenegro 17.23 Jun/16   17.2 17.7 17.5 17.1 15.5
Morocco 8.60 Jun/16   9.5 9.8 10.1 10.1 9
Mozambique 17.00 Dec/07   14.7 14.8 14.8 14.8 13.4
Myanmar 4.02 Dec/13   4 4 4 4 4.2
Namibia 28.10 Dec/14   28.27 27.74 27.49 27.25 25.37
Nepal 3.00 Dec/14   3.7 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.1
Netherlands 6.00 Jul/16   5.9 6 5.8 5.7 5.6
New Caledonia 13.80 Dec/09   14.2 14.2 14 14 13.8
New Zealand 5.10 Jun/16   5.2 5.3 5.2 5 5.3
Nicaragua 6.80 Dec/14   6.53 6.79 6.77 6.74 6.78
Niger 2.25 Dec/08   6 6 6 6 5.5
Nigeria 12.10 Mar/16   13.5 13.8 13.9 14.1 12.4
North Korea 4.10 Dec/14 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.1
Norway 4.70 May/16   4.9 5 5.2 5.1 4.3
Oman 7.20 Dec/14   7.6 7.6 7.5 7.5 7.2
Pakistan 5.90 Dec/15   5.8 5.8 6.1 6.1 5.7
Palestine 26.60 Mar/16   26.55 27.7 26.4 24.7 24.8
Panama 2.50 Dec/15   2.61 2.48 2.44 2.39 2.06
Papua New Guinea 2.50 Dec/14 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.5
Paraguay 5.80 Dec/15   6.11 5.83 6.78 6.46 6.15
Peru 7.10 Jul/16   6.5 6.3 6 6 8
Philippines 6.10 Jun/16   5.9 5.5 5.7 6 5.7
Poland 8.80 Jun/16   8.7 8.4 8.1 8.2 6.5
Portugal 10.80 Jun/16   11.1 11.5 12 10.5 9.8
Puerto Rico 10.80 Jun/16   12.4 11.27 11.27 11.27 11.5
Qatar 0.20 Dec/15   0.6 0.6 0.8 0.8 1.2
Republic of the Congo 26.60 Dec/10   20.5 26.6 26.6 26.6 23.5
Romania 6.40 Jun/16   6.2 6.6 6.7 6.5 5.7
Russia 5.30 Jul/16   5.5 5.9 5.9 5.6 5.8
Rwanda 3.40 Dec/12   3.61 3.7 3.76 3.82 3.86
Sao Tome and Principe 13.60 Dec/12   14.03 14.01 14.18 14.35 15.26
Saudi Arabia 5.60 Jun/16   5.8 5.8 6 6 5.8
Senegal 13.40 Dec/15   13 13 13 13 12.31
Serbia 19.00 Mar/16   16.5 17.5 18.7 17.1 15.9
Seychelles 4.70 Dec/14   5.59 5.8 5.08 5.08 6
Sierra Leone 3.30 Dec/14   3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.3
Singapore 2.10 Jun/16   2 2.1 2.1 2.1 2
Slovakia 9.40 Jul/16 9.4 9.2 9 8.8 7.2
Slovenia 10.80 Jun/16   10.5 10 9.8 9.5 8.5
South Africa 26.60 Jun/16   26.4 26 25.5 25.5 21
South Korea 3.60 Jul/16 3.6 3.7 3.9 3.8 4.3
South Sudan 12.00 Dec/08 12 12 12 12 12
Spain 20.00 Jun/16   19.5 18.7 19.4 18 14.9
Sri Lanka 4.20 Mar/16   4.6 4 4.3 4.2 4.6
Sudan 19.50 Dec/14   20 20.46 20.65 20.84 22.93
Suriname 8.90 Dec/15   8.72 8.74 8.5 8.27 7.32
Swaziland 28.50 Dec/10   29.7 28.39 28.31 28.23 26.24
Sweden 7.60 Jun/16   7.1 6.7 6.8 6.7 5.8
Switzerland 3.10 Jul/16   3.2 3.1 3 3.2 3.5
Syria 14.90 Dec/12   31 31 31 31 22
Taiwan 3.96 Jul/16   3.95 3.97 3.99 4.08 4.25
Tajikistan 2.30 Jun/16 2.3 2.31 2.31 2.31 2.31
Tanzania 10.30 Dec/14   10.11 10.07 10.02 9.96 9.05
Thailand 1.01 Jun/16   1.05 0.9 1.08 1.1 1.1
Togo 6.90 Dec/13   7.8 7.9 7.9 7.9 6.9
Trinidad and Tobago 3.50 Dec/15   3.66 3.5 3.5 3.5 2.74
Tunisia 15.40 Mar/16   15 15.11 15.13 15.15 15.17
Turkey 9.40 May/16   10.2 10.7 10.5 9.4 10.9
Turkmenistan 10.50 Dec/14   11 11 10.7 10.7 10.7
Uganda 3.80 Dec/13   4.97 4.55 4.55 4.55 3.36
Ukraine 10.30 Mar/16   9.5 10 10.2 9.7 8.2
United Arab Emirates 4.20 Dec/12   4.5 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.5
United Kingdom 4.90 Jun/16   5.1 5 5.1 5.2 6.7
United States 4.90 Jul/16   5.1 5.2 5.3 5.3 6
Uruguay 7.50 Jun/16   7.6 7.69 7.69 7.69 7.69
Uzbekistan 10.70 Dec/13   12 12 11.5 11.5 10.5
Venezuela 7.30 Apr/16   8 8.5 9 9.5 7
Vietnam 2.05 Mar/16   2.36 2.2 2.4 2.3 2.7
Yemen 29.00 Dec/11   38 38 35 35 25
Zambia 13.30 Dec/14   13.9 14.07 14.23 14.4 15.34
Zimbabwe 11.30 Dec/14   12.5 11.55 11.58 11.61 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. 8/24/2016