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

Description: The map displayed here shows how Unemployment rate varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value.

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

See also: Unemployment rate bar chart

 

Country NameUnemployment rate (%)Year of Estimate
Zimbabwe952009
Nauru902004
Liberia852003
Burkina Faso772004
Turkmenistan602004
Djibouti592007
Congo, Republic of the532012
Senegal482007
Nepal462008
Bosnia and Herzegovina442013
Haiti412010
Kenya402008
Swaziland402006
Yemen352003
Afghanistan352008
Grenada342013
Cameroon302001
Libya302004
Mali302004
Mauritania302008
Macedonia292013
Greece282013
Namibia272012
Spain262013
Lesotho252008
South Africa252013
Nigeria242011
Dominica232000
Equatorial Guinea222009
Croatia222013
Gabon212006
Cape Verde212000
Serbia202013
Comoros201996
Saint Lucia202003
Sudan202012
Montenegro192012
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines192008
East Timor182010
Syria182013
Botswana182009
Ethiopia182012
Armenia172012
Tunisia172013
New Caledonia172004
Mozambique172007
Albania172013
Portugal172013
Jamaica162013
Bahamas, The162013
Iraq162012
Iran162013
Puerto Rico162011
Belize162013
Bahrain152005
Dominican Republic152013
Georgia152013
Oman152004
Zambia152008
Slovakia142013
Jordan142013
Ireland142013
Egypt132013
Slovenia132013
Tonga132004
Italy122013
Lithuania122013
Bulgaria122013
Barbados112013
Antigua and Barbuda112001
Ghana112000
Guyana112007
Estonia112013
Hungary112013
Saudi Arabia112013
Poland102013
Algeria102013
France102013
Latvia102013
Colombia102013
Morocco102013
Greenland92013
Turkey92013
Mongolia92011
Suriname92008
India92013
Belgium92013
Kyrgyzstan92011
Mauritius82013
Netherlands82013
Finland82013
Sweden82013
Ukraine82013
Central African Republic82001
Costa Rica82013
Venezuela82013
Fiji81999
Argentina82013
Bolivia72013
Philippines72013
Romania72013
United States72013
United Kingdom72013
Nicaragua72013
Canada72013
Czech Republic72013
San Marino72012
Pakistan72013
Paraguay72013
Indonesia72013
Uruguay72013
New Zealand62013
Malta62013
El Salvador62013
Denmark62013
Chile62013
Azerbaijan62013
Trinidad and Tobago62013
Moldova62013
Israel62013
Russia62013
Australia62013
Brazil62013
Germany52013
Kazakhstan52013
Burma52013
Sri Lanka52013
Bangladesh52013
Austria52013
Luxembourg52013
Mexico52013
Uzbekistan52013
Panama52013
Saint Kitts and Nevis51997
Honduras52013
Iceland52013
Cuba42013
Ecuador42013
Palau42005
Japan42013
Guatemala42011
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)42010
China42013
Taiwan42013
Andorra42012
Cayman Islands42008
Peru42012
Norway42013
Kuwait32011
Korea, South32013
Switzerland32013
Malaysia32013
Hong Kong32013
Brunei32011
Tajikistan32013
United Arab Emirates22001
Liechtenstein22012
Bhutan22013
Monaco22012
Kiribati21992
Seychelles22006
Singapore22013
Papua New Guinea22008
Laos22010
Macau22013
Vanuatu21999
Vietnam12013
Belarus12009
Thailand12013
Qatar02013
Cambodia02011
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