Unemployment Rate rose to 5.71% in Belarus in 2018

Unemployment Rate (%)
Labour | Belarus | May 18, 2019
$2.99
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Unemployment Rate reached 5.71 % in 2018 in Belarus. This is 1.03 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Unemployment Rate in Belarus reached an all time high of 24.4 % in 1996 and an all time low of 0.600 % in 1991. When compared to Belarus's main peers, Unemployment Rate in Lithuania amounted to 6.01 %, 3.67 % in Poland, 4.74 % in Russia and 9.38 % in Ukraine in 2018.

Belarus has been ranked 83rd within the group of 177 countries we follow in terms of Unemployment Rate, 2 places behind 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
Belarus % 5.65% 5.71% 0.768% 0.768% 0.768%
China % 4.40% 4.42% 4.00% 4.00% 4.00%
Czech Republic % 2.89% 2.40% 3.00% 3.20% 3.50%
Estonia % 5.76% 5.51% 6.88% 6.96% 7.01%
Germany % 3.75% 3.42% 3.39% 3.31% 3.27%
Japan % 2.80% 2.44% 2.87% 2.87% 2.87%
Latvia % 8.72% 7.86% 7.78% 7.70% 7.71%
Lithuania % 7.07% 6.01% 6.25% 6.15% 6.10%
Poland % 4.89% 3.67% 4.01% 3.87% 3.88%
Romania % 4.93% 4.30% 4.80% 4.90% 5.00%
Russia % 5.21% 4.74% 5.30% 5.05% 4.95%
USA % 4.36% 3.93% 3.47% 3.39% 3.61%
Ukraine % 9.51% 9.38% 9.20% 8.85% 8.44%