Labour Force Survey - LFS

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Unemployment rate (LFS): 2021 Countries
Unemployment rate (LFS): 2021 Countries
CountriesUnemployment rateCh.Ann. ch.Month
United States [+]6.5%
0.012.41March 2021
United Kingdom [+]4.9%
1.101.00September 2020
Germany [+]3.2%
-0.40September 2021
France [+]7.9%
0.30-1.00September 2021
Japan [+]2.8%
-0.100.40March 2021
Spain [+]14.6%
-0.69-1.69September 2021
Italy [+]8.9%
-0.70-1.10September 2021
Portugal [+]6.2%
-0.50-1.70September 2021
Greece [+]13.0%
-2.80-3.20September 2021
Ireland [+]5.7%
-1.60-1.40September 2021
Albania [+]11.2%
-0.19-1.03December 2019
Armenia [+]17.3%
-0.17-1.25December 2019
Argentina [+]11.0%
-0.762.06December 2020
Austria [+]5.3%
-1.20-0.40September 2021
Australia [+]6.4%
-0.060.78March 2021
Azerbaijan [+]5.0%
0.090.09December 2016
Bosnia and Herzegovina [+]16.7%
2.45December 2020
Barbados [+]11.9%
0.08-1.29June 2015
Bangladesh [+]4.5%
-0.13June 2017
Belgium [+]6.5%
0.400September 2021
Bulgaria [+]4.6%
-1.00-0.20September 2021
Bolivia [+]11.2%
1.477.94September 2020
Brazil [+]11.7%
-0.29-0.21December 2018
Belarus [+]0.5%
0.02December 2014
Belize [+]29.3%
18.8718.87September 2020
Canada [+]8.8%
0.802.14March 2021
Switzerland [+]5.2%
0.10-0.10September 2021
Chile [+]11.0%
0.122.43March 2021
China [+]4.1%
0.02December 2014
Colombia [+]15.2%
1.983.22March 2021
Costa Rica [+]18.2%
-0.566.09March 2021
Cyprus [+]6.7%
-1.70-1.60September 2021
Czech Republic [+]2.7%
-0.30-0.20September 2021
Denmark [+]4.8%
0.10-1.60September 2021
Dominican Republic [+]6.0%
-0.72-0.06December 2019
Algeria [+]10.5%
0.59-0.71September 2016
Ecuador [+]4.9%
0.86March 2021
Estonia [+]5.7%
-1.20-2.00September 2021
Egypt [+]8.0%
0.26-0.83December 2019
Finland [+]6.9%
-2.10-0.80September 2021
Georgia [+]20.4%
4.349.50December 2020
Guatemala [+]1.9%
-0.57-0.04December 2019
Guyana [+]13.7%
-0.481.60December 2018
Hong Kong [+]3.2%
0.07-0.14March 2017
Honduras [+]4.3%
-0.310.32June 2011
Croatia [+]6.3%
-1.70-1.20September 2021
Hungary [+]3.9%
-0.20-0.50September 2021
Indonesia [+]5.4%
2.291.57September 2020
Israel [+]4.1%
-0.04-0.41December 2017
Iran [+]10.8%
0-1.24December 2019
Iceland [+]4.1%
-3.90-0.90September 2021
Jamaica [+]8.9%
-1.801.60March 2021
Jordan [+]16.1%
0.72-1.91December 2019
Kyrgyzstan [+]8.0%
1.130.45December 2009
South Korea [+]4.9%
1.230.80March 2021
Kazakhstan [+]4.9%
0.02-0.04March 2017
Saint Lucia [+]22.6%
4.607.25September 2020
Sri Lanka [+]4.5%
0.540.71December 2018
Lithuania [+]6.7%
-0.70-2.60September 2021
Luxembourg [+]5.5%
0-2.40September 2021
Latvia [+]7.2%
-0.70-1.20September 2021
Morocco [+]9.6%
1.06-0.42September 2016
Moldova [+]4.3%
0.670.22March 2021
Montenegro [+]21.2%
2.205.30December 2020
North Macedonia [+]16.2%
-0.30-0.40December 2020
Burma - Myanmar [+]1.6%
0.911.25March 2020
Mongolia [+]7.6%
0.27-0.56December 2020
Malta [+]3.6%
0.10-1.30September 2021
Mauritius [+]5.9%
-0.76-0.21December 2019
Mexico [+]4.3%
-0.210.91March 2021
Malaysia [+]3.4%
-0.020.00March 2017
Nigeria [+]7.2%
-0.232.14December 2016
Nicaragua [+]4.4%
-0.64December 2012
Netherlands [+]3.7%
-0.40-0.60September 2021
Norway [+]4.2%
-0.90-0.80September 2021
New Zealand [+]4.9%
00.40March 2021
Panama [+]4.6%
0.210.31March 2017
Peru [+]5.8%
-0.17December 2020
Philippines [+]1.4%
-1.21-0.80June 2020
Pakistan [+]4.4%
-0.45June 2018
Poland [+]3.1%
-0.40-0.20September 2021
State of Palestine [+]23.4%
-4.97-0.63December 2020
Paraguay [+]7.7%
-1.310.79September 2017
Qatar [+]0.2%
-0.01-0.09March 2015
Romania [+]5.3%
0.200.10September 2021
Serbia [+]10.5%
-0.601.40September 2021
Russia [+]5.9%
-0.221.39December 2020
Rwanda [+]14.3%
-1.60-3.65September 2018
Saudi Arabia [+]5.6%
0.05-0.08June 2016
Seychelles [+]4.2%
-0.681.85September 2020
Sweden [+]8.2%
-1.70-0.40September 2021
Singapore [+]3.0%
0.300.50March 2017
Slovenia [+]4.5%
0.10-0.60September 2021
Slovakia [+]6.8%
-0.10-0.40September 2021
San Marino [+]7.0%
-0.060.29March 2015
Senegal [+]3.2%
0.17-0.88December 2017
Syria [+]8.8%
0.461.06December 2010
Thailand [+]1.4%
0.080.64March 2021
Tunisia [+]15.3%
-0.20-0.08March 2017
Turkey [+]12.8%
-0.40-0.50December 2020
Trinidad and Tobago [+]3.0%
-0.070.40December 2016
Taiwan [+]3.7%
-0.06-0.01March 2021
Ukraine [+]10.1%
0.430.19March 2017
Uruguay [+]10.9%
0.062.04December 2020
Venezuela [+]7.5%
1.260.25March 2016
Vietnam [+]2.1%
-0.260.01March 2021
Yemen [+]13.1%
0.62December 2014
South Africa [+]32.4%
0.072.44March 2021
Zambia [+]13.9%
1.58December 2017
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Unemployment rate (LFS): Youth unemployment
CountriesUnemployment < 25Male unemployment < 25Female unemployment < 25Month
United States [+]11.4%
12.6%
10.2%
March 2021
United Kingdom [+]15.6%
17.8%
13.3%
September 2020
Germany [+]7.1%
7.4%
6.6%
September 2021
France [+]20.0%
19.6%
20.4%
September 2021
Japan [+]4.9%
5.2%
4.5%
March 2021
Spain [+]31.2%
31.1%
31.3%
September 2021
Italy [+]26.9%
23.7%
31.8%
September 2021
Portugal [+]22.6%
19.9%
25.9%
September 2021
Greece [+]29.4%
23.2%
36.8%
September 2021
Ireland [+]12.1%
12.1%
12.0%
September 2021
Albania [+]27.2%
27.0%
27.5%
December 2019
Armenia [+]26.8%
28.4%
25.3%
December 2019
Argentina [+]30.4%
26.9%
36.0%
December 2020
Austria [+]10.2%
9.7%
10.7%
September 2021
Australia [+]14.1%
15.8%
12.3%
March 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina [+]37.4%
35.2%
40.6%
December 2020
Bangladesh [+]13.5%
11.9%
16.6%
June 2017
Belgium [+]19.2%
21.2%
17.0%
September 2021
Bulgaria [+]15.2%
16.3%
13.3%
September 2021
Bolivia [+]18.6%
18.3%
18.9%
September 2020
Brazil [+]27.3%
24.0%
31.7%
December 2018
Belize [+]43.8%
34.0%
56.3%
September 2020
Canada [+]17.1%
17.7%
16.5%
March 2021
Switzerland [+]10.6%
10.5%
10.6%
September 2021
Chile [+]24.2%
22.4%
26.9%
March 2021
Colombia [+]26.3%
21.2%
33.3%
March 2021
Costa Rica [+]43.5%
33.1%
58.3%
March 2021
Cyprus [+]14.5%
14.1%
14.9%
September 2021
Czech Republic [+]8.3%
7.8%
9.1%
September 2021
Denmark [+]11.3%
12.3%
10.2%
September 2021
Dominican Republic [+]15.3%
10.9%
22.4%
December 2019
Algeria [+]28.4%
24.8%
45.7%
September 2017
Ecuador [+]9.5%
6.9%
14.2%
March 2021
Estonia [+]13.8%
16.9%
21.3%
September 2021
Egypt [+]17.6%
10.8%
45.6%
December 2019
Finland [+]9.6%
8.6%
10.6%
September 2021
Georgia [+]44.0%
44.6%
42.8%
December 2020
Guatemala [+]3.5%
3.3%
3.8%
December 2019
Guyana [+]25.6%
21.0%
32.2%
December 2018
Hong Kong [+]20.6%
22.9%
18.3%
September 2020
Honduras [+]7.0%
June 2011
Croatia [+]16.5%
16.0%
17.3%
September 2021
Hungary [+]14.5%
14.0%
15.2%
September 2021
Indonesia [+]17.8%
18.1%
17.4%
September 2020
Israel [+]10.0%
8.6%
11.4%
September 2020
Iran [+]23.1%
20.6%
35.0%
September 2020
Iceland [+]3.8%
22.0%
18.3%
September 2021
Jamaica [+]22.8%
19.6%
27.0%
March 2021
Jordan [+]38.1%
37.3%
41.8%
December 2019
South Korea [+]11.6%
12.1%
11.3%
March 2021
Kazakhstan [+]3.8%
March 2017
Saint Lucia [+]50.7%
53.3%
48.0%
September 2020
Sri Lanka [+]21.8%
18.0%
28.5%
December 2018
Lithuania [+]14.5%
15.1%
13.8%
September 2021
Luxembourg [+]18.0%
18.4%
17.6%
September 2021
Latvia [+]14.9%
18.2%
16.9%
September 2021
Morocco [+]29.3%
26.0%
39.4%
September 2017
Moldova [+]13.4%
14.8%
11.1%
March 2021
Montenegro [+]46.5%
40.2%
56.6%
December 2020
North Macedonia [+]39.2%
36.9%
43.6%
December 2020
Burma - Myanmar [+]5.3%
4.6%
6.3%
March 2020
Mongolia [+]18.5%
17.2%
20.4%
December 2020
Malta [+]7.9%
15.9%
5.9%
September 2021
Mauritius [+]22.1%
17.0%
28.3%
December 2019
Mexico [+]8.5%
8.1%
9.2%
March 2021
Nigeria [+]16.5%
September 2018
Nicaragua [+]6.6%
5.5%
8.2%
December 2012
Netherlands [+]7.7%
8.1%
7.2%
September 2021
Norway [+]12.3%
13.4%
11.2%
September 2021
New Zealand [+]13.1%
13.8%
12.3%
March 2021
Panama [+]12.7%
9.9%
17.6%
March 2017
Peru [+]7.9%
8.7%
7.1%
December 2020
Philippines [+]3.9%
3.5%
4.6%
June 2020
Pakistan [+]8.9%
9.6%
6.8%
June 2018
Poland [+]11.4%
11.2%
11.7%
September 2021
State of Palestine [+]39.7%
33.3%
71.5%
December 2020
Paraguay [+]21.2%
21.2%
21.1%
September 2017
Qatar [+]0.4%
0.2%
1.6%
June 2019
Romania [+]21.5%
21.0%
22.4%
September 2021
Serbia [+]23.1%
20.7%
27.3%
September 2021
Russia [+]16.5%
16.0%
17.1%
December 2020
Rwanda [+]19.2%
16.9%
21.8%
September 2018
Saudi Arabia [+]32.9%
25.1%
64.5%
September 2017
Seychelles [+]16.7%
20.6%
13.1%
September 2020
Sweden [+]20.8%
21.0%
20.5%
September 2021
Slovenia [+]12.0%
11.0%
13.2%
September 2021
Slovakia [+]21.4%
21.8%
20.8%
September 2021
Senegal [+]4.7%
6.1%
3.1%
December 2017
Syria [+]21.6%
17.7%
47.6%
December 2010
Thailand [+]6.7%
6.1%
7.5%
March 2021
Turkey [+]25.1%
22.6%
29.9%
December 2020
Trinidad and Tobago [+]8.5%
7.9%
9.4%
June 2017
Taiwan [+]11.5%
12.3%
10.6%
March 2021
Ukraine [+]21.4%
22.1%
20.5%
June 2020
Uruguay [+]35.4%
29.8%
43.0%
December 2020
Venezuela [+]15.9%
March 2016
Vietnam [+]7.2%
7.4%
6.9%
March 2021
Yemen [+]23.0%
22.5%
28.9%
December 2014
South Africa [+]63.3%
60.2%
67.1%
March 2021
Zambia [+]28.8%
24.5%
33.5%
December 2017
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Unemployment rate (LFS): By sex
CountriesMale unemploymentFemale unemploymentMonth
United States [+]6.9%
6.1%
March 2021
United Kingdom [+]5.3%
4.4%
September 2020
Germany [+]3.5%
2.9%
September 2021
France [+]7.8%
8.0%
September 2021
Japan [+]3.0%
2.6%
March 2021
Spain [+]13.0%
16.4%
September 2021
Italy [+]7.7%
10.5%
September 2021
Portugal [+]5.6%
6.8%
September 2021
Greece [+]9.6%
17.2%
September 2021
Ireland [+]5.7%
5.8%
September 2021
Albania [+]11.3%
11.0%
December 2019
Armenia [+]16.7%
18.0%
December 2019
Argentina [+]10.2%
11.9%
December 2020
Austria [+]5.2%
5.4%
September 2021
Australia [+]6.5%
6.2%
March 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina [+]14.7%
19.6%
December 2020
Barbados [+]12.8%
11.0%
June 2015
Bangladesh [+]3.5%
6.6%
June 2017
Belgium [+]7.0%
6.0%
September 2021
Bulgaria [+]4.9%
4.3%
September 2021
Bolivia [+]10.7%
11.9%
September 2020
Brazil [+]10.1%
13.6%
December 2018
Belize [+]20.7%
40.1%
September 2020
Canada [+]9.4%
8.2%
March 2021
Switzerland [+]5.0%
5.3%
September 2021
Chile [+]10.5%
11.7%
March 2021
Colombia [+]11.8%
20.0%
March 2021
Costa Rica [+]13.5%
25.2%
March 2021
Cyprus [+]6.1%
7.2%
September 2021
Czech Republic [+]2.2%
3.3%
September 2021
Denmark [+]4.8%
4.9%
September 2021
Dominican Republic [+]3.8%
9.0%
December 2019
Algeria [+]8.1%
20.0%
September 2016
Ecuador [+]4.2%
5.9%
March 2021
Estonia [+]6.5%
4.9%
September 2021
Egypt [+]4.7%
22.7%
December 2019
Finland [+]7.1%
6.7%
September 2021
Georgia [+]22.4%
17.8%
December 2020
Guatemala [+]1.7%
2.4%
December 2019
Guyana [+]12.3%
15.9%
December 2018
Hong Kong [+]3.5%
2.8%
March 2017
Honduras [+]3.3%
6.1%
June 2011
Croatia [+]6.0%
6.5%
September 2021
Hungary [+]3.8%
4.0%
September 2021
Indonesia [+]5.8%
4.9%
September 2020
Israel [+]4.0%
4.3%
December 2017
Iran [+]9.0%
18.0%
December 2019
Iceland [+]3.7%
4.5%
September 2021
Jamaica [+]7.6%
10.4%
March 2021
Jordan [+]15.1%
21.8%
December 2019
South Korea [+]4.6%
5.4%
March 2021
Saint Lucia [+]21.4%
23.8%
September 2020
Sri Lanka [+]3.2%
7.0%
December 2018
Lithuania [+]7.4%
6.0%
September 2021
Luxembourg [+]5.3%
5.8%
September 2021
Latvia [+]8.5%
5.9%
September 2021
Morocco [+]9.6%
11.1%
September 2015
Moldova [+]5.4%
3.1%
March 2021
Montenegro [+]20.5%
22.1%
December 2020
North Macedonia [+]16.6%
15.5%
December 2020
Burma - Myanmar [+]1.1%
2.3%
March 2020
Mongolia [+]7.3%
7.9%
December 2020
Malta [+]3.7%
3.3%
September 2021
Mauritius [+]3.8%
9.0%
December 2019
Mexico [+]4.4%
4.2%
March 2021
Nigeria [+]6.3%
8.1%
December 2016
Nicaragua [+]4.3%
4.7%
December 2012
Netherlands [+]3.6%
3.8%
September 2021
Norway [+]4.3%
4.0%
September 2021
New Zealand [+]4.8%
5.0%
March 2021
Panama [+]3.7%
5.9%
March 2017
Peru [+]5.5%
6.3%
December 2020
Philippines [+]1.5%
1.3%
June 2020
Pakistan [+]4.4%
4.3%
June 2018
Poland [+]3.0%
3.2%
September 2021
State of Palestine [+]20.1%
37.4%
December 2020
Paraguay [+]8.2%
7.1%
September 2017
Qatar [+]0.1%
0.9%
March 2015
Romania [+]5.7%
4.7%
September 2021
Serbia [+]9.2%
12.1%
September 2021
Russia [+]5.8%
5.9%
December 2020
Rwanda [+]12.2%
17.0%
September 2018
Saudi Arabia [+]19.9%
21.1%
June 2016
Seychelles [+]5.3%
3.2%
September 2020
Sweden [+]7.8%
8.6%
September 2021
Singapore [+]2.9%
3.2%
March 2017
Slovenia [+]4.8%
4.2%
September 2021
Slovakia [+]6.6%
7.0%
September 2021
San Marino [+]4.6%
10.0%
March 2015
Senegal [+]3.6%
2.6%
December 2017
Syria [+]6.7%
21.4%
December 2010
Thailand [+]1.4%
1.4%
March 2021
Tunisia [+]12.4%
22.7%
March 2017
Turkey [+]11.9%
14.8%
December 2020
Trinidad and Tobago [+]3.2%
2.7%
December 2016
Taiwan [+]3.8%
3.6%
March 2021
Ukraine [+]10.8%
8.0%
December 2009
Uruguay [+]8.5%
13.6%
December 2020
Venezuela [+]6.9%
8.4%
March 2016
Vietnam [+]2.3%
1.9%
March 2021
Yemen [+]12.0%
27.3%
December 2014
South Africa [+]31.2%
33.8%
March 2021
Zambia [+]12.2%
16.3%
December 2017
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