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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Belarus

Belarus Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 3.6 % Dec/22
Employed Persons 4151 Thousand Person | 4.151 Million Person Aug/23
Unemployed Persons 4.6 Thousand Persons | 0.005 Million Persons Dec/22


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Belarus - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Belarus?

  • Unemployment Rate in Belarus decreased to 3.6 % in December 2022. The maximum rate was 4 % and minimum was 0.2 %.
  • Data published Monthly by National Statistical Committee.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
3.6 Dec/22 24.05.2023
3.9 Dec/21 02.06.2022
0.2 Dec/20 22.05.2021
0.2 Dec/19 04.02.2021
0.2 Jul/20 19.08.2020
0.2 Mar/20 26.03.2020
0.3 Nov/19 14.01.2020
0.3 Sep/19 29.10.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Belarus by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Alexander Lukashenko 20.07.1994 - 0.9000 0.5000 0.9000 0.5000 -44.44%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Belarus - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Belarus?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Belarus increased to 4151 Thousand Person (4.151 Million Person) in August 2023. The maximum rate was 4690 Thousand Person and minimum was 4272 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Monthly by National Statistical Committee.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
4151 Aug/23 30.09.2023
4147 Jul/23 07.09.2023
4148 Jun/23 29.07.2023
4151 May/23 14.07.2023
4164 Apr/23 27.05.2023
4176 Mar/23 29.04.2023
4172 Feb/23 22.04.2023
4173 Jan/23 04.03.2023


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Belarus by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Belarus - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Belarus?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Belarus decreased to 4.6 Thousand Persons (0.005 Million Persons) in December 2022. The maximum rate was 182 Thousand Persons and minimum was 7.2 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Monthly by National Statistical Committee.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
4.6 Dec/22 25.02.2023
196860 Dec/21 02.06.2022
7.2 Dec/20 22.05.2021
8.8 Dec/19 04.02.2021
10.2 Nov/19 28.12.2019
11 Oct/19 30.11.2019
11.6 Sep/19 04.11.2019
12 Aug/19 29.10.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Belarus by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in Belarus

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2022 63 62.5
Wages Aug/23 693.605 USD/Month 683.353
Living Wage Individual 2018 111.715 USD/Month 107.5

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Austria Sep/23 5.9 % 6.1
Ireland Sep/23 4.2 % 4.1
Luxembourg Aug/23 5.3 % 5.2
Spain 2Q/23 11.6 % 13.26
Iceland Aug/23 3.3 % 3.5
Norway Aug/23 3.6 % 3.6
Belarus Dec/22 3.6 % 3.9
Belgium Aug/23 5.5 % 5.5
Bulgaria Aug/23 5.3 % 5.2
Croatia Aug/23 6 % 5.8
Cyprus Aug/23 6.6 % 6.6
Czech Republic Sep/23 3.6 % 3.6
Denmark Aug/23 2.5 % 2.5
Estonia 2Q/23 6.7 % 5.3
Euro Area Aug/23 6.4 % 6.5
European Union Aug/23 5.9 % 6
Finland Aug/23 6.7 % 6.9
France 2Q/23 7.2 % 7.1
Germany Sep/23 5.7 % 5.7
Greece Aug/23 10.9 % 10.9
Hungary Aug/23 4.1 % 4
Italy Aug/23 7.3 % 7.5
Latvia 2Q/23 6.4 % 6.4
Lithuania Aug/23 8.4 % 8.6
Macedonia 2Q/23 13.2 % 13.4
Malta 2Q/23 2.5 % 2.9
Moldova 2Q/23 3.8 % 5.5
Montenegro Sep/23 16.2 % 16.43
Netherlands Aug/23 3.6 % 3.6
Poland Aug/23 5 % 5
Portugal 2Q/23 6.1 % 7.2
Romania Aug/23 5.4 % 5.5
Russia Aug/23 3 % 3
Serbia 2Q/23 9.6 % 10.1
Slovakia Aug/23 5.23 % 5.22
Slovenia Jul/23 4.8 % 4.7
Sweden Aug/23 7.7 % 6.2
Switzerland Sep/23 2 % 2
Turkey Aug/23 9.2 % 9.4
Ukraine 4Q/21 10.5 % 9.1
United Kingdom Aug/19 3.9 %
Liechtenstein 2022 1.3 % 1.6
Albania 2Q/23 10.7 % 10.9
Bosnia and Herzegovina Jun/23 13.1 % 13.3
Kosovo 4Q/22 12.6 % 20.7