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

  • Afghanistan

    13.28% (2021 est.)

    11.71% (2020 est.)

    11.22% (2019 est.)

  • Albania

    11.82% (2021 est.)

    13.33% (2020 est.)

    11.47% (2019 est.)

    note: these official rates may not include those working at near-subsistence farming

  • Algeria

    12.7% (2021 est.)

    12.55% (2020 est.)

    10.51% (2019 est.)

  • American Samoa

    29.8% (2005)

  • Andorra

    3.7% (2016 est.)

    4.1% (2015 est.)

  • Angola

    8.53% (2021 est.)

    8.33% (2020 est.)

    7.42% (2019 est.)

  • Anguilla

    8% (2002)

  • Antigua and Barbuda

    11% (2014 est.)

  • Argentina

    10.9% (2021 est.)

    11.46% (2020 est.)

    9.84% (2019 est.)

  • Armenia

    20.9% (2021 est.)

    21.21% (2020 est.)

    18.3% (2019 est.)

  • Aruba

    7.7% (2016 est.)

  • Australia

    5.11% (2021 est.)

    6.46% (2020 est.)

    5.16% (2019 est.)

  • Austria

    6.3% (2021 est.)

    5.36% (2020 est.)

    4.49% (2019 est.)

  • Azerbaijan

    6.58% (2021 est.)

    6.46% (2020 est.)

    4.85% (2019 est.)

  • Bahamas, The

    13.24% (2021 est.)

    13.32% (2020 est.)

    10.06% (2019 est.)

  • Bahrain

    1.87% (2021 est.)

    1.78% (2020 est.)

    1.2% (2019 est.)

    note: official estimate; actual rate is higher

  • Bangladesh

    5.23% (2021 est.)

    5.41% (2020 est.)

    4.44% (2019 est.)

    note: about 40% of the population is underemployed; many persons counted as employed work only a few hours a week and at low wages

  • Barbados

    10.41% (2021 est.)

    10.38% (2020 est.)

    8.41% (2019 est.)

  • Belarus

    4.74% (2021 est.)

    4.77% (2020 est.)

    4.16% (2019 est.)

    note: official registered unemployed; large number of underemployed workers

  • Belgium

    6.42% (2021 est.)

    5.55% (2020 est.)

    5.36% (2019 est.)

  • Belize

    8.22% (2021 est.)

    8.46% (2020 est.)

    6.71% (2019 est.)

  • Benin

    1.57% (2021 est.)

    1.58% (2020 est.)

    1.47% (2019 est.)

  • Bermuda

    7% (2017 est.)

    7% (2016 est.)

  • Bhutan

    4.33% (2021 est.)

    3.65% (2020 est.)

    2.5% (2019 est.)

  • Bolivia

    8.51% (2021 est.)

    7.9% (2020 est.)

    3.82% (2019 est.)

    note: data are for urban areas; widespread underemployment

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina

    15.22% (2021 est.)

    15.27% (2020 est.)

    15.69% (2019 est.)

    note: official rate; actual rate is lower as many technically unemployed persons work in the gray economy

  • Botswana

    24.72% (2021 est.)

    24.93% (2020 est.)

    22.61% (2019 est.)

  • Brazil

    14.4% (2021 est.)

    13.69% (2020 est.)

    11.93% (2019 est.)

  • British Virgin Islands

    2.9% (2015 est.)

  • Brunei

    7.65% (2021 est.)

    7.68% (2020 est.)

    6.92% (2019 est.)

  • Bulgaria

    5.42% (2021 est.)

    5.12% (2020 est.)

    4.23% (2019 est.)

  • Burkina Faso

    4.76% (2021 est.)

    4.89% (2020 est.)

    4.69% (2019 est.)

  • Burma

    2.17% (2021 est.)

    1.06% (2020 est.)

    0.5% (2019 est.)

  • Burundi

    1.79% (2021 est.)

    1.71% (2020 est.)

    1.59% (2019 est.)

    NA

  • Cabo Verde

    15.42% (2021 est.)

    15.31% (2020 est.)

    12.22% (2019 est.)

  • Cambodia

    0.61% (2021 est.)

    0.33% (2020 est.)

    0.15% (2019 est.)

    note: high underemployment, according to official statistics

  • Cameroon

    3.87% (2021 est.)

    3.84% (2020 est.)

    3.64% (2019 est.)

  • Canada

    7.51% (2021 est.)

    9.46% (2020 est.)

    5.66% (2019 est.)

  • Cayman Islands

    4% (2008)

    4.4% (2004)

  • Central African Republic

    6.57% (2021 est.)

    6.36% (2020 est.)

    5.62% (2019 est.)

  • Chad

    1.88% (2021 est.)

    1.74% (2020 est.)

    1.12% (2019 est.)

    NA

  • Chile

    9.13% (2021 est.)

    11.18% (2020 est.)

    7.29% (2019 est.)

  • China

    4.82% (2021 est.)

    5% (2020 est.)

    4.52% (2019 est.)

    note: data are for registered urban unemployment, which excludes private enterprises and migrants

  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands

    0.1% (2011)

    60% (2000 est.)

  • Colombia

    14.34% (2021 est.)

    15.04% (2020 est.)

    9.96% (2019 est.)

  • Comoros

    9.45% (2021 est.)

    9.22% (2020 est.)

    8.08% (2019 est.)

  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the

    5.43% (2021 est.)

    5.27% (2020 est.)

    4.45% (2019 est.)

    NA

  • Congo, Republic of the

    23.01% (2021 est.)

    22.84% (2020 est.)

    20.62% (2019 est.)

  • Cook Islands

    13.1% (2005)

  • Costa Rica

    17.95% (2021 est.)

    17.41% (2020 est.)

    11.49% (2019 est.)

  • Cote d'Ivoire

    3.47% (2021 est.)

    3.49% (2020 est.)

    3.32% (2019 est.)

  • Croatia

    8.68% (2021 est.)

    7.51% (2020 est.)

    6.62% (2019 est.)

  • Cuba

    2.76% (2021 est.)

    2.62% (2020 est.)

    1.74% (2019 est.)

    note: data are official rates; unofficial estimates are about double

  • Curacao

    13% (2013 est.)

    9.8% (2011 est.)

  • Cyprus

    6.13% (2021 est.)

    7.59% (2020 est.)

    7.07% (2019 est.)

  • Czechia

    2.89% (2021 est.)

    2.55% (2020 est.)

    2.01% (2019 est.)

  • Denmark

    4.8% (2021 est.)

    5.64% (2020 est.)

    5.02% (2019 est.)

  • Djibouti

    28.39% (2021 est.)

    28.39% (2020 est.)

    26.36% (2019 est.)

  • Dominica

    23% (2000 est.)

  • Dominican Republic

    8.5% (2021 est.)

    6.13% (2020 est.)

    6.36% (2019 est.)

  • Ecuador

    6.43% (2021 est.)

    6.11% (2020 est.)

    3.81% (2019 est.)

  • Egypt

    9.33% (2021 est.)

    9.17% (2020 est.)

    7.84% (2019 est.)

  • El Salvador

    5.94% (2021 est.)

    6.25% (2020 est.)

    4.17% (2019 est.)

    note: data are official rates; but underemployment is high

  • Equatorial Guinea

    9.24% (2021 est.)

    9.9% (2020 est.)

    8.68% (2019 est.)

  • Eritrea

    8.05% (2021 est.)

    7.86% (2020 est.)

    5.99% (2019 est.)

  • Estonia

    6.33% (2021 est.)

    6.8% (2020 est.)

    4.45% (2019 est.)

  • Eswatini

    25.76% (2021 est.)

    25.51% (2020 est.)

    22.84% (2019 est.)

  • Ethiopia

    3.69% (2021 est.)

    3.24% (2020 est.)

    2.33% (2019 est.)

  • European Union

    7.05% (2021 est.)

    7.05% (2020 est.)

    6.69% (2019 est.)

  • Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

    1% (2016 est.)

  • Faroe Islands

    2.2% (2017 est.)

    3.4% (2016 est.)

  • Fiji

    5.24% (2021 est.)

    4.72% (2020 est.)

    4.45% (2019 est.)

  • Finland

    7.53% (2021 est.)

    7.76% (2020 est.)

    6.69% (2019 est.)

  • France

    8.06% (2021 est.)

    8.01% (2020 est.)

    8.41% (2019 est.)

    note: includes overseas territories

  • French Polynesia

    14.39% (2021 est.)

    14.1% (2020 est.)

    12.3% (2019 est.)

  • Gabon

    22.26% (2021 est.)

    21.97% (2020 est.)

    20.74% (2019 est.)

  • Gambia, The

    11.21% (2021 est.)

    11.08% (2020 est.)

    9.5% (2019 est.)

    NA

  • Gaza Strip

    24.9% (2021 est.)

    25.89% (2020 est.)

    25.34% (2019 est.)

    note: data exclude the West Bank

  • Georgia

    10.66% (2021 est.) NA%

    18.5% (2020 est.)

    11.57% (2019 est.)

  • Germany

    3.54% (2021 est.)

    3.81% (2020 est.)

    3.14% (2019 est.)

  • Ghana

    4.7% (2021 est.)

    4.65% (2020 est.)

    4.32% (2019 est.)

  • Gibraltar

    1% (2016 est.)

  • Greece

    14.8% (2021 est.)

    16.3% (2020 est.)

    17.31% (2019 est.)

  • Greenland

    9.1% (2015 est.)

    10.3% (2014 est.)

  • Grenada

    24% (2017 est.)

    28.2% (2016 est.)

  • Guam

    6.98% (2021 est.)

    6.8% (2020 est.)

    5.51% (2019 est.)

  • Guatemala

    3.57% (2021 est.)

    3.55% (2020 est.)

    2.19% (2019 est.)

  • Guernsey

    7.37% (2021 est.)

    7.69% (2020 est.)

    6.41% (2019 est.)

  • Guinea

    6.34% (2021 est.)

    6.1% (2020 est.)

    5.02% (2019 est.)

  • Guinea-Bissau

    6.76% (2021 est.)

    6.74% (2020 est.)

    6.04% (2019 est.)

    NA

  • Guyana

    16.42% (2021 est.)

    16.43% (2020 est.)

    13.99% (2019 est.)

  • Haiti

    15.73% (2021 est.)

    15.45% (2020 est.)

    13.91% (2019 est.)

    note: widespread unemployment and underemployment; more than two-thirds of the labor force do not have formal jobs

  • Honduras

    8.51% (2021 est.)

    8.37% (2020 est.)

    5.7% (2019 est.)

    note: about one-third of the people are underemployed

  • Hong Kong

    5.32% (2021 est.)

    5.83% (2020 est.)

    2.93% (2019 est.)

  • Hungary

    4.12% (2021 est.)

    4.25% (2020 est.)

    3.42% (2019 est.)

  • Iceland

    5.4% (2021 est.)

    5.48% (2020 est.)

    3.51% (2019 est.)

  • India

    5.98% (2021 est.)

    8% (2020 est.)

    5.27% (2019 est.)

  • Indonesia

    4.41% (2021 est.)

    4.28% (2020 est.)

    3.62% (2019 est.)

  • Iran

    11.46% (2021 est.)

    12.17% (2020 est.)

    10.74% (2019 est.)

    note: data are Iranian Government numbers

  • Iraq

    14.19% (2021 est.)

    14.09% (2020 est.)

    12.86% (2019 est.)

  • Ireland

    6.63% (2021 est.)

    5.62% (2020 est.)

    4.95% (2019 est.)

  • Isle of Man

    1.1% (2017 est.)

    2% (April 2011 est.)

  • Israel

    5.05% (2021 est.)

    4.33% (2020 est.)

    3.8% (2019 est.)

  • Italy

    9.83% (2021 est.)

    9.16% (2020 est.)

    9.95% (2019 est.)

  • Jamaica

    9.18% (2021 est.)

    9.48% (2020 est.)

    7.69% (2019 est.)

  • Japan

    2.8% (2021 est.)

    2.8% (2020 est.)

    2.4% (2019 est.)

  • Jersey

    7.37% (2021 est.)

    7.69% (2020 est.)

    6.41% (2019 est.)

  • Jordan

    19.25% (2021 est.)

    19.03% (2020 est.)

    16.81% (2019 est.)

    note: official rate; unofficial rate is approximately 30%

  • Kazakhstan

    4.9% (2021 est.)

    4.89% (2020 est.)

    4.8% (2019 est.)

  • Kenya

    5.74% (2021 est.)

    5.73% (2020 est.)

    5.01% (2019 est.)

  • Kiribati

    30.6% (2010 est.)

    6.1% (2005)

  • Korea, North

    2.59% (2021 est.)

    2.92% (2020 est.)

    2.59% (2019 est.)

  • Korea, South

    3.53% (2021 est.)

    3.93% (2020 est.)

    3.75% (2019 est.)

  • Kosovo

    30.5% (2017 est.)

    27.5% (2016 est.)

    note: Kosovo has a large informal sector that may not be reflected in these data

  • Kuwait

    3.71% (2021 est.)

    3.54% (2020 est.)

    2.17% (2019 est.)

  • Kyrgyzstan

    9.1% (2021 est.)

    8.71% (2020 est.)

    6.92% (2019 est.)

  • Laos

    1.26% (2021 est.)

    1.03% (2020 est.)

    0.85% (2019 est.)

  • Latvia

    7.6% (2021 est.)

    8.1% (2020 est.)

    6.31% (2019 est.)

  • Lebanon

    14.49% (2021 est.)

    13.3% (2020 est.)

    11.35% (2019 est.)

  • Lesotho

    24.6% (2021 est.)

    24.56% (2020 est.)

    22.44% (2019 est.)

  • Liberia

    4.09% (2021 est.)

    3.98% (2020 est.)

    3.02% (2019 est.)

  • Libya

    19.58% (2021 est.)

    20.07% (2020 est.)

    19.66% (2019 est.)

  • Liechtenstein

    2.4% (2015)

    2.4% (2014)

  • Lithuania

    7.9% (2021 est.)

    8.49% (2020 est.)

    6.26% (2019 est.)

  • Luxembourg

    5.23% (2021 est.)

    6.77% (2020 est.)

    5.59% (2019 est.)

  • Macau

    3.01% (2021 est.)

    2.57% (2020 est.)

    1.75% (2019 est.)

  • Madagascar

    2.59% (2021 est.)

    2.47% (2020 est.)

    1.86% (2019 est.)

  • Malawi

    7.02% (2021 est.)

    6.7% (2020 est.)

    5.75% (2019 est.)

  • Malaysia

    4.61% (2021 est.)

    4.5% (2020 est.)

    3.26% (2019 est.)

  • Maldives

    6.08% (2021 est.)

    6.33% (2020 est.)

    5.34% (2019 est.)

  • Mali

    7.72% (2021 est.)

    7.7% (2020 est.)

    7.44% (2019 est.)

  • Malta

    3.5% (2021 est.)

    4.26% (2020 est.)

    3.62% (2019 est.)

  • Marshall Islands

    36% (2006 est.)

    30.9% (2000 est.)

  • Mauritania

    11.46% (2021 est.)

    11.27% (2020 est.)

    10.39% (2019 est.)

  • Mauritius

    7.41% (2021 est.)

    7.41% (2020 est.)

    6.33% (2019 est.)

  • Mexico

    4.38% (2021 est.)

    4.45% (2020 est.)

    3.48% (2019 est.)

    note: underemployment may be as high as 25%

  • Micronesia, Federated States of

    16.2% (2010 est.)

  • Moldova

    3.96% (2021 est.)

    3.82% (2020 est.)

    5.1% (2019 est.)

  • Monaco

    2% (2012)

  • Mongolia

    7.08% (2021 est.)

    7.01% (2020 est.)

    5.44% (2019 est.)

  • Montenegro

    18.49% (2021 est.)

    17.9% (2020 est.)

    15.12% (2019 est.)

  • Montserrat

    5.6% (2017 est.)

    6% (1998 est.)

  • Morocco

    11.47% (2021 est.)

    11.45% (2020 est.)

    9.28% (2019 est.)

  • Mozambique

    3.98% (2021 est.)

    3.81% (2020 est.)

    3.47% (2019 est.)

  • Namibia

    21.68% (2021 est.)

    21.45% (2020 est.)

    19.99% (2019 est.)

  • Nauru

    23% (2011 est.)

    90% (2004 est.)

  • Nepal

    5.05% (2021 est.)

    4.72% (2020 est.)

    3.1% (2019 est.)

  • Netherlands

    4.01% (2021 est.)

    3.82% (2020 est.)

    3.38% (2019 est.)

  • New Caledonia

    16.57% (2021 est.)

    16.43% (2020 est.)

    14.91% (2019 est.)

  • New Zealand

    4.12% (2021 est.)

    4.59% (2020 est.)

    4.11% (2019 est.)

  • Nicaragua

    5.96% (2021 est.)

    6.08% (2020 est.)

    5.21% (2019 est.)

    note: underemployment was 46.5% in 2008

  • Niger

    0.75% (2021 est.)

    0.62% (2020 est.)

    0.55% (2019 est.)

  • Nigeria

    9.79% (2021 est.)

    9.71% (2020 est.)

    8.53% (2019 est.)

  • Niue

    12% (2001)

  • North Macedonia

    16.2% (2021 est.)

    17.2% (2020 est.)

    17.26% (2019 est.)

  • Northern Mariana Islands

    11.2% (2010 est.)

    8% (2005 est.)

  • Norway

    4.99% (2021 est.)

    4.42% (2020 est.)

    3.69% (2019 est.)

  • Oman

    3.12% (2021 est.)

    2.94% (2020 est.)

    1.85% (2019 est.)

    NA

  • Pakistan

    4.35% (2021 est.)

    4.3% (2020 est.)

    3.54% (2019 est.)

    note: Pakistan has substantial underemployment

  • Palau

    1.7% (2015 est.)

    4.1% (2012)

  • Panama

    12.09% (2021 est.)

    12.85% (2020 est.)

    4.73% (2019 est.)

  • Papua New Guinea

    2.75% (2021 est.)

    2.6% (2020 est.)

    2.45% (2019 est.)

  • Paraguay

    7.21% (2021 est.)

    7.55% (2020 est.)

    6.59% (2019 est.)

  • Peru

    4.83% (2021 est.)

    7.18% (2020 est.)

    3.38% (2019 est.)

    note: data are for metropolitan Lima; widespread underemployment

  • Philippines

    2.41% (2021 est.)

    2.52% (2020 est.)

    2.24% (2019 est.)

  • Poland

    3.37% (2021 est.)

    3.16% (2020 est.)

    3.28% (2019 est.)

  • Portugal

    6.65% (2021 est.)

    6.79% (2020 est.)

    6.46% (2019 est.)

  • Puerto Rico

    8.27% (2021 est.)

    8.89% (2020 est.)

    8.3% (2019 est.)

  • Qatar

    0.26% (2021 est.)

    0.21% (2020 est.)

    0.1% (2019 est.)

  • Romania

    5.17% (2021 est.)

    5.03% (2020 est.)

    3.91% (2019 est.)

  • Russia

    5.01% (2021 est.)

    5.59% (2020 est.)

    4.5% (2019 est.)

  • Rwanda

    1.61% (2021 est.)

    1.49% (2020 est.)

    1.1% (2019 est.)

  • Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha

    14% (1998 est.)

  • Saint Kitts and Nevis

    4.5% (1997)

  • Saint Lucia

    16.91% (2021 est.)

    16.89% (2020 est.)

    15.32% (2019 est.)

  • Saint Pierre and Miquelon

    8.7% (2015 est.)

    9.9% (2008 est.)

  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

    21.62% (2021 est.)

    21% (2020 est.)

    19.28% (2019 est.)

  • Samoa

    9.84% (2021 est.)

    9.15% (2020 est.)

    8.41% (2019 est.)

    NA

  • San Marino

    8.1% (2017 est.)

    8.6% (2016 est.)

  • Sao Tome and Principe

    15.91% (2021 est.)

    15.75% (2020 est.)

    14.14% (2019 est.)

  • Saudi Arabia

    7.36% (2021 est.)

    7.45% (2020 est.)

    5.67% (2019 est.)

    note: data are for total population; unemployment among Saudi nationals is more than double

  • Senegal

    3.72% (2021 est.)

    3.62% (2020 est.)

    2.86% (2019 est.)

  • Serbia

    11.81% (2021 est.)

    9.01% (2020 est.)

    10.39% (2019 est.)

  • Seychelles

    3% (2017 est.)

    2.7% (2016 est.)

  • Sierra Leone

    5.33% (2021 est.)

    5.2% (2020 est.)

    4.65% (2019 est.)

  • Singapore

    3.62% (2021 est.)

    4.1% (2020 est.)

    3.1% (2019 est.)

  • Sint Maarten

    12% (2012 est.)

    10.6% (2008 est.)

  • Slovakia

    6.74% (2021 est.)

    6.69% (2020 est.)

    5.75% (2019 est.)

  • Slovenia

    4.42% (2021 est.)

    4.97% (2020 est.)

    4.45% (2019 est.)

  • Solomon Islands

    1.03% (2021 est.)

    0.92% (2020 est.)

    0.75% (2019 est.)

    NA

  • Somalia

    19.86% (2021 est.)

    19.72% (2020 est.)

    18.83% (2019 est.)

    NA

  • South Africa

    33.56% (2021 est.)

    29.22% (2020 est.)

    28.47% (2019 est.)

  • South Sudan

    13.91% (2021 est.)

    14.03% (2020 est.)

    12.23% (2019 est.)

  • Spain

    14.73% (2021 est.)

    15.53% (2020 est.)

    14.1% (2019 est.)

  • Sri Lanka

    5.39% (2021 est.)

    5.88% (2020 est.)

    4.35% (2019 est.)

  • Sudan

    19.81% (2021 est.)

    19.65% (2020 est.)

    17.65% (2019 est.)

  • Suriname

    10.06% (2021 est.)

    9.78% (2020 est.)

    8.04% (2019 est.)

  • Sweden

    8.66% (2021 est.)

    8.29% (2020 est.)

    6.83% (2019 est.)

  • Switzerland

    5.32% (2021 est.)

    4.82% (2020 est.)

    4.39% (2019 est.)

  • Syria

    10.57% (2021 est.)

    10.26% (2020 est.)

    8.77% (2019 est.)

  • Taiwan

    3.73% (2019 est.)

    3.69% (2018 est.)

  • Tajikistan

    7.75% (2021 est.)

    7.58% (2020 est.)

    7.06% (2019 est.)

    note: official rate; actual unemployment is much higher

  • Tanzania

    2.65% (2021 est.)

    2.53% (2020 est.)

    2.22% (2019 est.)

  • Thailand

    1.42% (2021 est.)

    1.1% (2020 est.)

    0.72% (2019 est.)

  • Timor-Leste

    5.07% (2021 est.)

    4.91% (2020 est.)

    4.51% (2019 est.)

  • Togo

    4% (2021 est.)

    3.94% (2020 est.)

    3.72% (2019 est.)

  • Tokelau

    2% (2015 est.)

    note: Underemployment may be as high as 6.6%

  • Tonga

    3.97% (2021 est.)

    3.63% (2020 est.)

    3.06% (2019 est.)

  • Trinidad and Tobago

    4.8% (2021 est.)

    4.57% (2020 est.)

    3.42% (2019 est.)

  • Tunisia

    16.82% (2021 est.)

    16.59% (2020 est.)

    15.13% (2019 est.)

  • Turkey (Turkiye)

    13.39% (2021 est.)

    13.11% (2020 est.)

    13.67% (2019 est.)

  • Turkmenistan

    5.08% (2021 est.)

    4.95% (2020 est.)

    4.27% (2019 est.)

  • Turks and Caicos Islands

    10% (1997 est.)

  • Tuvalu

    NA

  • Uganda

    2.94% (2021 est.)

    2.77% (2020 est.)

    1.92% (2019 est.)

  • Ukraine

    8.88% (2021 est.)

    9.13% (2020 est.)

    8.19% (2019 est.)

    note: officially registered workers; large number of unregistered or underemployed workers

  • United Arab Emirates

    3.36% (2021 est.)

    3.19% (2020 est.)

    2.23% (2019 est.)

  • United Kingdom

    4.53% (2021 est.)

    4.47% (2020 est.)

    3.74% (2019 est.)

  • United States

    5.46% (2021 est.)

    8.05% (2020 est.)

    3.67% (2019 est.)

  • Uruguay

    10.45% (2021 est.)

    10.35% (2020 est.)

    8.88% (2019 est.)

  • Uzbekistan

    7.16% (2021 est.)

    7.04% (2020 est.)

    5.85% (2019 est.)

    note: official data; another 20% are underemployed

  • Vanuatu

    2.18% (2021 est.)

    2.12% (2020 est.)

    1.8% (2019 est.)

  • Venezuela

    6.41% (2021 est.)

    6.63% (2020 est.)

    5.1% (2019 est.)

  • Vietnam

    2.17% (2021 est.)

    2.39% (2020 est.)

    2.04% (2019 est.)

  • Virgin Islands

    13.27% (2021 est.)

    13.55% (2020 est.)

    12.47% (2019 est.)

  • Wallis and Futuna

    8.8% (2013 est.)

    12.2% (2008 est.)

  • West Bank

    24.9% (2021 est.)

    25.89% (2020 est.)

    25.34% (2019 est.)

    note: excludes Gaza Strip

  • World

    6.18% (2021 est.)

    6.58% (2020 est.)

    5.36% (2019 est.)

    note: combined unemployment and underemployment in many non-industrialized countries; developed countries typically 4%-12% unemployment (2007 est.)

  • Yemen

    13.57% (2021 est.)

    13.39% (2020 est.)

    13.06% (2019 est.)

  • Zambia

    13.03% (2021 est.)

    12.85% (2020 est.)

    12.52% (2019 est.)

  • Zimbabwe

    5.17% (2021 est.)

    5.35% (2020 est.)

    4.83% (2019 est.)

    note: data include both unemployment and underemployment; true unemployment is unknown and, under current economic conditions, unknowable