Unemployment Rate rose to 5.22% in Uzbekistan in 2018

Unemployment Rate (%)
Labour | Uzbekistan | May 18, 2019
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Unemployment Rate reached 5.22 % in 2018 in Uzbekistan. This is 5.05 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Unemployment Rate in Uzbekistan reached an all time high of 13.3 % in 1998 and an all time low of 1.90 % in 1991. When compared to Uzbekistan's main peers, Unemployment Rate in Kazakhstan amounted to 4.89 %, 7.17 % in Kyrgyzstan, 10.9 % in Tajikistan and 3.78 % in Turkmenistan in 2018.

Uzbekistan has been ranked 91st within the group of 177 countries we follow in terms of Unemployment Rate, 8 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Unemployment refers to the share of the labour force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.

Unemployment Rate Unit 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Afghanistan % 1.56% 1.54% ... ... ... ... ...
China % 4.40% 4.42% 4.00% 4.00% 4.00%
Iran % 12.1% 12.0% 14.3% 15.0% 15.6%
Kazakhstan % 4.90% 4.89% 4.95% 4.95% 4.95%
Kyrgyzstan % 6.89% 7.17% 7.03% 7.03% 7.03%
Russia % 5.21% 4.74% 5.30% 5.05% 4.95%
Tajikistan % 10.7% 10.9% ... ... ... ... ...
Turkmenistan % 3.69% 3.78% ... ... ... ... ...
Uzbekistan % 4.97% 5.22% ... ... ... ... ...