Unemployment Rate | Forecast | 2016-2020

Last Q2/16 Q3/16 Q4/16 Q1/17 2020
United States 4.70 May/16 4.7 5.1 5.2 5.3 6.2
Euro Area 10.20 Apr/16   10.1 9.9 9.8 9.6 8.5
China 4.04 Mar/16   4.2 4.1 4.3 4.3 5
Japan 3.20 Apr/16 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.8
Germany 4.20 Apr/16   6.1 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.9
United Kingdom 5.00 Apr/16   5.1 5.1 5 5.1 6.3
France 10.20 Mar/16   10.1 10 9.9 9.8 8.1
Brazil 11.20 Apr/16   11 11.2 11.4 8.5 6.1
Italy 11.70 Apr/16   11.5 11.2 11 10.7 8.7
India 4.90 Dec/13   4.7 5 4.8 4.8 4.6
Russia 5.60 May/16   5.7 5.8 6.1 6 5.5
Canada 6.90 May/16   7.1 7.2 7.1 7.2 6.7
Australia 5.70 May/16   5.8 6 5.9 6.1 6.2
South Korea 3.70 May/16   3.9 3.8 3.7 3.9 3.7
Spain 21.00 Mar/16   20.87 20.56 20.32 19.33 16.77
Mexico 3.80 Apr/16   4.32 4.56 3.98 3.98 3.52
Indonesia 5.50 Mar/16   5.9 6.2 6.2 6 6
Netherlands 6.30 May/16   6.4 6.2 6.3 6.4 5.2
Last Q2/16 Q3/16 Q4/16 Q1/17 2020
Afghanistan 40.00 Dec/15 40 40 40 35 18
Albania 16.90 Mar/16   17.1 17 17.2 17.2 15.6
Algeria 11.20 Sep/15   11 10.8 11.1 10.9 12.07
Angola 26.00 Dec/14 26 26 26 26 25
Argentina 5.90 Sep/15   7.4 7.6 7.3 7.1 5.2
Armenia 19.60 Dec/15   17.9 16.7 17 18.6 15.5
Australia 5.70 May/16   5.8 6 5.9 6.1 6.2
Austria 8.60 May/16   8.8 8.6 8.5 10 7.9
Azerbaijan 5.00 Dec/15   5.2 5.2 5.2 5.3 5
Bahamas 15.70 Dec/14   15.3 15.04 14.93 14.63 15.29
Bahrain 3.70 Dec/12   3.8 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.7
Bangladesh 4.30 Dec/14   4.4 4.39 4.36 4.37 4.47
Barbados 11.30 Sep/15   11.8 11.9 11.7 11.7 10.5
Belarus 1.00 Dec/15   0.78 0.9 1.02 1.01 0.78
Belgium 8.70 Apr/16   8.2 8.1 8 8.3 6.9
Belize 10.10 Dec/15   10.8 10.76 10.5 10.5 9.5
Benin 1.00 Dec/13 1 1 1 1 1
Bhutan 2.60 Dec/15   3.1 3 3.05 3 3.2
Bolivia 7.40 Dec/13   7.99 8.03 8.07 8.21 8.56
Bosnia and Herzegovina 41.98 Apr/16   42.28 42.5 42.3 42.3 39.1
Botswana 20.00 Dec/13   21.9 22 22.15 22 19.74
Brazil 11.20 Apr/16   11 11.2 11.4 8.5 6.1
Brunei 6.90 Dec/14   5.2 6.03 5.93 5.82 5.16
Bulgaria 9.30 Apr/16   9.8 9.5 9.1 9.5 6.5
Burkina Faso 6.60 Dec/14   6.84 7 7.16 7.17 7.57
Burundi 7.70 Dec/12   5.7 5.9 6.5 6.4 6.79
Cambodia 0.50 Dec/15   0.12 0.12 0.11 0.16 0.21
Cameroon 4.00 Dec/13   5.4 5.6 5.5 4.82 5.23
Canada 6.90 May/16   7.1 7.2 7.1 7.2 6.7
Cape Verde 15.80 Dec/14   14.8 14.7 14.9 14.9 13.8
Cayman Islands 5.60 Dec/15   5.8 5.8 5.8 5.8 4.87
Central African Republic 7.60 Dec/12   7.09 6.84 7.1 7.1 8.7
Chad 7.80 Dec/12   7 7 8.32 8.44 11.08
Chile 6.40 Apr/16   7 7 6.9 6.9 6.28
China 4.04 Mar/16   4.2 4.1 4.3 4.3 5
Colombia 9.00 Apr/16   8.8 8.5 8.4 8.5 8
Comoros 7.00 Dec/12   6.71 6.51 6.5 6.6 5.8
Congo 46.10 Dec/13   45.52 42.21 42.5 43.86 36
Costa Rica 9.50 Mar/16   9.4 9.1 9.68 9.71 9.3
Croatia 14.40 May/16   16.7 16.2 15.8 17.9 14.3
Cuba 2.40 Dec/15   2.2 2.24 2.4 2.4 2.5
Cyprus 11.60 Apr/16   11 10.3 10.5 10.8 8.6
Czech Republic 5.40 May/16   5.8 5.5 5.3 6.1 4.8
Denmark 4.30 Apr/16 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.2
Djibouti 54.00 Dec/10   47.14 46.41 46.5 46.5 42.7
Dominican Republic 14.00 Sep/15   13.8 13.6 13.6 13.6 12.7
East Timor 11.00 Dec/13 11 11 11 11 10
Ecuador 7.40 Mar/16   4.95 4.81 7.24 8 7.89
Egypt 12.70 Mar/16 12.7 12.9 12.8 12.9 10.8
El Salvador 7.00 Dec/14   6.2 6.93 7.02 7 6.83
Equatorial Guinea 22.30 Dec/09   19.8 19.7 19.7 19.7 18
Eritrea 14.50 Dec/84   7 6.9 7 7 6.5
Estonia 6.50 Mar/16   6.2 6.1 6 6.2 6.4
Ethiopia 16.80 Dec/15   16.67 16.56 16.44 16.41 13.91
Euro Area 10.20 Apr/16   10.1 9.9 9.8 9.6 8.5
European Union 8.70 Apr/16 8.7 8.5 8.2 8.2 7.4
Fiji 7.90 Dec/14   7.8 7.8 7.8 7.5 7.4
Finland 10.80 May/16   9.8 9.1 9.4 10 8.4
France 10.20 Mar/16   10.1 10 9.9 9.8 8.1
Gabon 20.30 Dec/13   21 21.38 21.76 22 24.25
Gambia 29.80 Dec/13   17.8 17.7 38.33 41.33 15
Georgia 12.00 Dec/15   12.21 12.28 12.35 12.18 12.81
Germany 4.20 Apr/16   6.1 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.9
Ghana 5.20 Dec/13   8.6 8.7 8.7 8.8 9
Greece 24.14 Mar/16   24.2 24.1 23.9 23.1 18.3
Guatemala 2.90 Jun/14   2.89 2.89 2.89 2.89 3.17
Guinea 1.70 Dec/13   7.3 7.4 7 7 6.5
Guinea Bissau 7.60 Dec/13   7.8 7.8 7.8 7.9 6.5
Guyana 21.00 Dec/11   20.78 20.78 20.1 20.1 19
Haiti 40.60 Dec/10   20 18.7 24 24 17.5
Honduras 4.30 Dec/13   4.42 4.31 4.2 4.22 3.82
Hong Kong 3.40 May/16 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.6 3.5
Hungary 5.80 Apr/16   5.9 5.7 5.6 5.7 5.1
Iceland 2.20 May/16   3.6 3.5 3.5 4 2.97
India 4.90 Dec/13   4.7 5 4.8 4.8 4.6
Indonesia 5.50 Mar/16   5.9 6.2 6.2 6 6
Iran 11.80 Mar/16   10.3 10.4 10 11.2 9.6
Iraq 16.40 Dec/14   16.74 16.74 16.74 16.3 16.1
Ireland 7.80 May/16   7.7 7.2 6.9 6.7 5.8
Israel 4.80 May/16   5.3 5.3 5.2 5.3 5.2
Italy 11.70 Apr/16   11.5 11.2 11 10.7 8.7
Ivory Coast 5.30 Dec/13   10.4 10.5 10.3 10.1 7.85
Jamaica 13.30 Mar/16   13.15 12.85 12.84 12.82 12.59
Japan 3.20 Apr/16 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.8
Jordan 14.60 Mar/16   13.2 14.8 14 14.1 12.5
Kazakhstan 5.10 Mar/16   5.2 5.1 5.2 5.2 5
Kenya 40.00 Dec/11   25 24 25 25.05 24
Kosovo 32.90 Dec/15   32.17 32.17 32.17 32.17 28.4
Kuwait 2.20 Dec/15   4.1 4.1 4.1 4.3 3.3
Kyrgyzstan 2.30 Mar/16   2.4 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.4
Laos 1.40 Dec/14   1.42 1.44 1.46 1.47 1.38
Latvia 9.80 Dec/15   9.4 9.5 9.6 9.6 9.3
Lebanon 6.40 Dec/14   6.7 6.7 6.7 6.8 6.7
Lesotho 25.30 Dec/08   19.8 19.7 19.8 19.8 19.5
Liberia 3.80 Dec/14   3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 4
Libya 19.50 Dec/11   19.36 19.24 19.11 19.02 19.01
Liechtenstein 2.40 Dec/15   2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.2
Lithuania 7.60 May/16   8.5 8.3 8.2 9.3 9
Luxembourg 6.50 May/16   6.3 6.2 6.1 6.1 5.3
Macau 1.90 May/16   2 2 2 1.9 2.1
Macedonia 24.46 Mar/16   25.1 24.8 24.6 24.6 21.3
Madagascar 1.20 Dec/12   1.8 1.62 1.72 1.73 2
Malawi 6.60 Dec/13   6.54 5.87 6.19 6.11 14.91
Malaysia 3.60 Apr/16   3.5 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.7
Maldives 11.60 Dec/14   11.34 11.43 11.52 11.48 11.62
Mali 8.20 Dec/14   9.64 9.51 9.38 9.38 8.5
Malta 5.20 Dec/15   5.3 5.2 5.1 5.1 4.6
Mauritania 12.85 Dec/14   14.8 14.7 14.8 14.7 12.8
Mauritius 7.90 Dec/15   8.13 7.75 8.1 8.07 8.11
Mexico 3.80 Apr/16   4.32 4.56 3.98 3.98 3.52
Moldova 6.20 Mar/16   5.5 5.1 5.8 7.5 4.7
Mongolia 11.60 Mar/16   12 11.2 11.4 11 8.5
Montenegro 17.34 May/16   17.06 17.04 17.09 17.08 15.5
Morocco 10.00 Mar/16   8.9 9.5 9.8 10.1 9
Mozambique 17.00 Dec/07   14.8 14.7 14.8 14.8 13.4
Myanmar 4.02 Dec/13   4.01 4.02 4.02 4.02 4.04
Namibia 28.10 Dec/14   28.49 28.15 27.81 27.74 25.04
Nepal 3.00 Dec/14   3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 2.78
Netherlands 6.30 May/16   6.4 6.2 6.3 6.4 5.2
New Caledonia 13.80 Dec/09   13.82 13.94 14.05 14.19 14.23
New Zealand 5.70 Mar/16   6.3 6 5.49 5.45 5.45
Nicaragua 6.80 Dec/14   6.76 6.89 7.03 7.02 6.79
Niger 2.25 Dec/08   6 6 6 6 5.5
Nigeria 12.10 Mar/16   13 13.5 13.8 13 11
North Korea 4.10 Dec/14   4.6 4.07 4.04 4.05 4.08
Norway 4.60 Apr/16   4.7 4.9 4.8 4.8 4.3
Oman 7.20 Dec/14   7.18 7.15 7.12 7.11 7.24
Pakistan 5.90 Dec/15   6.2 6.2 6.2 6.1 5.3
Palestine 26.60 Mar/16   26.46 26.55 26.45 26.5 23.5
Panama 2.50 Dec/15   3.06 2.91 2.76 2.82 1.99
Papua New Guinea 2.50 Dec/14   2.56 2.56 2.56 2.56 2.54
Paraguay 5.80 Dec/15   6.66 6.11 5.83 6.78 6.15
Peru 7.10 Apr/16   6.5 6.5 6.3 6 8
Philippines 6.10 Jun/16   5.6 6.2 5.5 5.8 6
Poland 9.10 May/16   9.4 9.2 9 9 5.9
Portugal 12.40 Mar/16   12.1 12 12.5 11.82 9.2
Puerto Rico 11.40 Apr/16   11.8 12.4 11.59 11.6 11.5
Qatar 0.20 Dec/15   0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 1.77
Republic of the Congo 26.60 Dec/10   21 20.5 26.6 26.6 23.5
Romania 6.40 Apr/16   6.5 6.5 6.6 6.7 5.1
Russia 5.60 May/16   5.7 5.8 6.1 6 5.5
Rwanda 3.40 Dec/12   3.6 3.68 3.76 3.84 4.44
Sao Tome and Principe 13.60 Dec/12   13.81 13.79 13.77 13.8 13.56
Saudi Arabia 5.60 Dec/15   6 6.1 6.1 6 5.7
Senegal 13.40 Dec/15   13 13 13 13 12.31
Serbia 19.00 Mar/16   17.5 17.3 17 17 14.8
Seychelles 4.70 Dec/14   5 5.59 5.8 5.08 6
Sierra Leone 3.30 Dec/14   3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.39
Singapore 1.90 Mar/16   2.1 2.1 2 2.1 2
Slovakia 9.50 May/16   9.6 9.4 9.2 10 7.9
Slovenia 11.50 Apr/16   11 10.8 10.6 10.96 10.8
South Africa 26.70 Mar/16   23.8 23.4 23 23.5 21.3
South Korea 3.70 May/16   3.9 3.8 3.7 3.9 3.7
South Sudan 12.00 Dec/08 12 12 12 12 12
Spain 21.00 Mar/16   20.87 20.56 20.32 19.33 16.77
Sri Lanka 4.30 Dec/15   4.9 4.7 5 4.8 4.3
Sudan 19.50 Dec/14   19.9 20 19.3 19.21 19.41
Suriname 8.90 Dec/14   9.16 9.21 9.26 9.32 9.83
Swaziland 28.50 Dec/10   29.5 29.7 28.29 28.16 27.15
Sweden 7.60 May/16   7.2 6.9 6.7 6.7 5.1
Switzerland 3.30 May/16 3.3 3.2 3.9 3.9 3.5
Syria 14.90 Dec/12   31 31 31 31 22
Taiwan 3.96 May/16   4 3.99 3.98 4.04 4.25
Tajikistan 2.40 Mar/16 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4
Tanzania 10.30 Dec/14   10.24 10.21 10.18 10.15 9.1
Thailand 1.04 Apr/16   0.87 0.85 0.85 1.02 1
Togo 6.90 Dec/13   7.7 7.8 7.9 7.9 7
Trinidad and Tobago 3.50 Dec/15 3.5 3.66 3.5 3.5 2.74
Tunisia 15.40 Mar/16   15.2 15 15.11 15.13 15.17
Turkey 10.10 Mar/16   10.5 9.5 10.2 11.2 11.5
Turkmenistan 10.50 Dec/14   10.54 10.49 10.45 10.47 10.1
Uganda 3.80 Dec/13   4.82 4.97 4.55 4.55 3.36
Ukraine 10.30 Mar/16   9 9.1 8.9 8.9 7.4
United Arab Emirates 4.20 Dec/12 4.2 4.3 4.24 4.11 4.5
United Kingdom 5.00 Apr/16   5.1 5.1 5 5.1 6.3
United States 4.70 May/16 4.7 5.1 5.2 5.3 6.2
Uruguay 8.10 Apr/16   7.8 7.6 8.02 8.02 8.02
Uzbekistan 10.70 Dec/13   10.8 10.74 10.71 10.74 10.63
Venezuela 7.30 Apr/16   7.8 8.33 8.57 8.57 7.8
Vietnam 2.31 Dec/15 2.31 2.36 2.4 2.4 2.31
Yemen 29.00 Dec/11   38 38 38 38 15.89
Zambia 13.30 Dec/14   13.5 13.9 14.19 14.46 15.04
Zimbabwe 11.30 Dec/14   12.3 12.5 11.4 11.37 11.94


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. 6/27/2016