List of countries by unemployment rate

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Unemployment rate by country[edit]

Country / Region Unemployment rate (%) Source / date of information
 Afghanistan 35.0 2008[1]
 Albania 13.2 2013 (Q4)[2][verification needed]
 Algeria 10.2 2013(September)[3]
 American Samoa (United States) 49.9 2011 (March)[4]
 Andorra 2.9 2013
 Anguilla (United Kingdom) 7.8 2013 (July)[5]
 Antigua and Barbuda 11.0 2001[1]
 Argentina 7.1 2013 (Q1)[6]
 Armenia 17.3 2013[7]
 Aruba (Netherlands) 15.7 2013[8]
 Australia 6.0 2014 (January)[9]
 Austria 4.8 (previously employed individuals only) 2014 (February)[10]
 Azerbaijan 5.7 2012[1]
 Bahrain 15.0 2005[1]
 Bangladesh 5.0 2012[1]
 Barbados 11.5 2013 (Q1)[11]
 Belarus 0.5 2013[12]
 Belgium 8.5 2014 (February)[10]
 Belize 11.3 2012 [1]
 Bermuda 8 2012 [1]
 Bhutan 4 2009 [1]
 Bolivia 7.5 2012 [1]
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 27.2 2011[13]
 Botswana 17.8 2009[1]
 Brazil 5.4 2013 (November)[14]
 British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) 3.1 2007[15]
 Brunei 2.6 2011[1]
 Bulgaria 13.1 2014 (February)[10]
 Burma 5.4 2012[1]
 Cambodia 0 2011[1]
 Cameroon 4.4 (underemployment - 75.8) 30.0[1] (CIA estimate) 2005[16]
 Canada 6.9 2014 (March)[17]
 Cape Verde 13.1 2010 (May)[18]
 Cayman Islands (United Kingdom) 4.0 (5.5 - 2010 estimate)[19] 2008[20]
 Central African Republic 8.0 2001[1]
 Chad 22.6 2006[21]
 Chile 6.2 2012 (November)[22]
 China, People's Republic of 4.1 2013 (December)[23]
 Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) 11.3 2006[24]
 Colombia 7.8 2013 (October)[25]
 Comoros 20.0 1996[1]
 Cook Islands 13.1 2005 [1]
 Costa Rica 7.8 2009 (October)[26]
 Croatia 17.6 2014 (February)[10]
 Cuba 3.8 2012[1]
 Cyprus 16.7 2014 (February)[10]
 Czech Republic 6.7 2014 (February)[10]
 Denmark 7.0 2014 (February)[10]
 Djibouti 59.0 2007[1]
 Dominica 23.0 2000[1]
 Dominican Republic 14.4 2010 (April)[27]
 East Timor 20.0 2006
 Ecuador 7.7 2010 (Q2)[28]
 Egypt 8.1 2013 (Q2)[28]
 El Salvador 6.1 2012[1]
 Equatorial Guinea 22.3 2009[1]
 Estonia 8.7 2013 (December)[10]
 European Union 10.6 2014 (February)[10]
 Faroe Islands (Denmark) 5.9 2010 (May)[29]
 Fiji 8.6 2007[30][31]
 Finland 8.4 2014 (February)[10]
 France 10.4 2014 (February)[10]
 French Polynesia (France) 11.7 2007[32]
 Gabon 21.0 2006[1]
 Gaza Strip (Palestine) 37.8 2010[33]
 Georgia 13.7 2014[34]
 Germany 5.1 2014 (February)[10]
 Ghana 3.6 2008 (September)[35]
 Gibraltar (United Kingdom) 1.8 2011[36]
 Greece 27.5 2013 (December)[10]
 Greenland (Denmark) 7.8 2009[37]
 Grenada 24.5 2009 (June)[38]
 Guam (United States) 13.3 2013 (March)[39]
 Guatemala 4.1 2011[1]
 Guernsey (United Kingdom) 1.5 2010 (Q2)[40]
 Guyana 9.0 2009 (July)[41]
 Honduras 4.4 2012[1]
 Hong Kong 3.3 2012 (July–September)[42]
 Hungary 8.6 2013 (December) - 2014 (February)[43]
 Iceland 5.4 2013 (November)[10]
 India 8.5 2012 [1]
 Indonesia 6.1 2012 [1]
 Iran 16.0 2013 [1]
 Iraq 16.0 2012 [1]
 Ireland 11.9 2014 (February)[10]
 Isle of Man 1.8 2010 (August)[44]
 Israel 5.9 2013 (October)[45]
 Italy 13.0 2014 (February)[10]
 Jamaica 11.3 2009 (July)[46]
 Japan 3.9 2013 (June)[10]
 Jersey (United Kingdom) 2.7 2009 (July)[47]
 Jordan 11.9 2010 (Q4)[48]
 Kazakhstan 6.1 2010 (May)[49]
 Kenya 42.0 2009[50]
 Kiribati 38.2 2006[51]
 Kosovo (disputed) 45.3 2011[1]
 Kuwait 1.5 2008 (March)[52]
 Kyrgyzstan 8.2 2008[53][54]
 Laos 2.5 2009[1]
 Latvia 11.6 2013 (Q4)[10]
 Lebanon 10.0 2009 (July)[55]
 Lesotho 42.7 2008[56]
 Libya 13.0 2005 (May)[57]
 Liechtenstein 2.5 2011 (December)[1]
 Lithuania 11.5 2014 (February)[10]
 Luxembourg 6.1 2014 (February)[10]
 Macau (China) 2 2012 [1]
 Macedonia 28.6 2013 (Q4)[58]
 Malaysia 3.0 2011 (October)[59]
 Mali 30.0 2004[1]
 Malta 6.9 2014 (February)[10]
 Marshall Islands 30.9 1999[60]
 Mauritania 30.0 2008[1]
 Mauritius 7.9 2012 (Q13)[61]
 Mayotte (France) 25.4 2005[1]
 Mexico 4.9 2013 (September) [62]
 Federated States of Micronesia 22 2000[63]
 Moldova 9.1 2010 (Q1)[64]
 Monaco 0.0 2011[1]
 Mongolia 12.2 2010 (Q1)[65]
 Montenegro 15.0 2013 (December 30th) [66]
 Montserrat (United Kingdom) 6.0 1998[1]
 Morocco 10.0 2010 (Q1)[67][68]
 Mozambique 60.0 2009
 Namibia 51.2 2008[1]
 Nauru 90.0 2004[1]
   Nepal 46.0 2008[1]
 Netherlands 7.3 2014 (February)[10]
 Netherlands Antilles (Netherlands) 10.0 2008[69]
 New Caledonia (France) 17.1 2004[1]
 New Zealand 6.0 2013 (December quarter)[70]
 Nicaragua 5.9 2009[1]
 Nigeria 9.9 2009 (March)[71]
 North Korea N/A 2012 (April)[1]
 Northern Mariana Islands (United States) 11.2 2010[1]
 Norway 3.5 2013 (August)[72]
 Niue 10.7 2006[73]
 Pakistan 6.0 2012[1]
 Palau 4.2 2005[1]
 Panama 5.6 2011[74]
 Papua New Guinea 1.9 2008[1]
 Paraguay 6.9 2012[1]
 Peru 5.8 2012 (January)[75]
 Philippines 7.3 2013 (September)[76]
 Poland 9.7 2014 (February)[10]
 Portugal 15.3 2014 (February)[10]
 Puerto Rico (United States) 14.7 2013 (November)[77]
 Qatar 0.5 2012[1]
 Romania 7.2 2014 (February)[10]
 Russia 5.2 2013 (May)[78]
 Saint Helena (United Kingdom) 14.0 1998[1]
 Saint Kitts and Nevis 5.1 2006[79]
 Saint Lucia 15.7 2006[80]
 Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) 9.9 2008[1]
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 18.0 2009 (June)[38]
 San Marino 7.0 2012[1]
 Saudi Arabia 12.1 2012[81]
 Senegal 48.0 (30.0 among adults aged 24 and under[82]) 2007[1]
 Serbia 20.1 2013 (December)[83]
 Singapore 1.9 2011 (March)[84]
 Slovakia 13.9 2014 (February)[10]
 Slovenia 9.8 2014 (February)[10]
 South Africa 25.5 2012 (Q3)[85]
 South Korea 2.7 2013 (November)[86]
 Spain 25.6 2014 (February)[10]
 Sri Lanka 4.2 2012 (Q1)[87]
 Sudan 20.0 2012[1]
 Suriname 9.0 2008[1]
 Swaziland 40.6 2007[88]
 Sweden 8.1 2014 (February)[10]
  Switzerland 3.1 2012 (April)[89]
 Syria 18.0 2012[1]
 Taiwan 4.2 2013 (October)[90]
 Tajikistan 60.0 2008 (August)[91]
 Thailand 0.56 2013 (January)[92]
 The Bahamas 14 2012 [1]
 Tonga 1.1 2006[93]
 Trinidad and Tobago 5.8 2009 (Q3)[28]
 Tunisia 13.3 2009[94]
 Turkey 9.8 2013 (October)[10]
 Turkmenistan 70.0 2008 (November)[95]
 Turks and Caicos Islands 5.4 2007[96]
 Ukraine 9.2 2009 (December)[28]
 United Arab Emirates 4.3 2010[97]
 United Kingdom 6.9 2014 (April)[98]
 United States 6.7 2014 (January)[99]
 Uruguay 5.3 2012 (January)[100]
 Uzbekistan 8.0 2008 (December)[101]
 Vanuatu 78.2 1999[102]
 Venezuela 5.6 2013 (December)[103]
 Vietnam 3.2 2012 (April)[1]
 U.S. Virgin Islands (United States) 13.7 2013 (October)[104]
 Wallis and Futuna (France) 12.2 2008[105]
 West Bank 17.2 2010[106]
 Yemen 35.0 2009 (June)[107]
 Zambia 14.0 2006 [1]
 Zimbabwe 70 2011[108]

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