Country Comparison > Unemployment rate > TOP 100

RankCountryUnemployment rate (%)
1Zimbabwe95
2Nauru90
3Liberia85
4Burkina Faso77
5Cocos (Keeling) Islands60
6Turkmenistan60
7Djibouti59
8Congo, Republic of the53
9Senegal48
10Nepal46
11Bosnia and Herzegovina44.3
12Haiti40.6
13Kenya40
14Swaziland40
15Marshall Islands36
16Afghanistan35
17Yemen35
18Grenada33.5
19Kosovo30.9
20Cameroon30
21Libya30
22Mali30
23Mauritania30
24American Samoa29.8
25Macedonia28.6
26Maldives28
27Greece27.9
28Namibia27.4
29Spain26.3
30Lesotho25
31South Africa24.9
32Nigeria23.9
33Dominica23
34Gaza Strip22.5
35West Bank22.5
36Equatorial Guinea22.3
37Micronesia, Federated States of22
38Croatia21.6
39Gabon21
40Cape Verde21
41Serbia20.1
42Comoros20
43Saint Lucia20
44Sudan20
45Montenegro19.1
46Saint Vincent and the Grenadines18.8
47East Timor18.4
48Botswana17.8
49Syria17.8
50Ethiopia17.5
51Armenia17.3
52Tunisia17.2
53New Caledonia17.1
54Mozambique17
55Albania16.9
56Portugal16.8
57Jamaica16.3
58Bahamas, The16.2
59Iran16
60Iraq16
61Puerto Rico16
62Belize15.5
63Bahrain15
64Dominican Republic15
65Georgia15
66Oman15
67Zambia15
68Slovakia14.4
69Jordan14
70Saint Helena14
71Ireland13.5
72Egypt13.4
73Cook Islands13.1
74Slovenia13.1
75Curacao13
76Tonga13
77Italy12.4
78Lithuania12.4
79Wallis and Futuna12.2
80Niue12
81Sint Maarten12
82French Polynesia11.7
83Bulgaria11.6
84Barbados11.4
85Northern Mariana Islands11.2
86Guyana11
87Antigua and Barbuda11
88Ghana11
89Estonia10.9
90Hungary10.5
91Saudi Arabia10.5
92Algeria10.3
93Poland10.3
94France10.2
95Turks and Caicos Islands10
96Saint Pierre and Miquelon9.9
97Latvia9.8
98Colombia9.7
99Morocco9.5
100Greenland9.4

Definition: This entry contains the percent of the labor force that is without jobs. Substantial underemployment might be noted.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014

See also: Unemployment rate map

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