Unemployment Rate fell 0.765% to 3.11% in Oman in 2018

Unemployment Rate (%), 2018
Labour | Oman | May 18, 2019
$2.99
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Unemployment Rate fell 0.765% to 3.11% in Oman in 2018, according to World Bank, IMF estimates (Oct 2018).

Historically, Unemployment Rate in Oman reached an all time high of 5.07% in 1994 and an all time low of 3.11% in 2018. When compared to Oman's main peers, Unemployment Rate in Iran amounted to 12.0%, 5.92% in Saudi Arabia, 2.58% in United Arab Emirates and 12.9% in Yemen in 2018.

Oman has been ranked 136th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Unemployment Rate, 27 places below the position seen 10 years ago.

Unemployment Rate Unit 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Bahrain % 0.947% 0.962% 3.84% 3.86% 3.86%
Djibouti % 11.2% 11.1% ... ... ... ... ...
Eritrea % 6.50% 6.54% ... ... ... ... ...
Iran % 12.1% 12.0% 14.3% 15.0% 15.6%
Iraq % 7.89% 7.93% ... ... ... ... ...
Jordan % 14.9% 15.0% ... ... ... ... ...
Oman % 3.14% 3.11% ... ... ... ... ...
Pakistan % 3.18% 3.04% 6.14% 6.20% 6.27%
Qatar % 0.140% 0.142% ... ... ... ... ...
Saudi Arabia % 5.89% 5.92% ... ... ... ... ...
Turkmenistan % 3.69% 3.78% ... ... ... ... ...
United Arab Emirates % 2.46% 2.58% ... ... ... ... ...
Yemen % 13.2% 12.9% ... ... ... ... ...