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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Georgia

Georgia Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 18.5 % 2020
Youth Unemployment Rate 27.8 % 2019
Employed Persons 1198 Thousand Person | 1.198 Million Person 4Q/20
Unemployed Persons 282 Thousand Persons | 0.282 Million Persons 2020


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Georgia - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Georgia?

  • Unemployment Rate in Georgia increased to 18.5 % in 2020. The maximum rate was 27.2 % and minimum was 10.3 %.
  • Data published Yearly by National Statistics Office.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
18.5 2020 01.03.2021
17.6 2019 12.01.2021
12.7 2018 06.03.2019
13.9 2017 19.06.2018
11.8 2016 11.08.2017
12 2015 31.12.2015
12.4 2014 31.12.2014
14.6 2013 31.12.2013


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Georgia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Giorgi Margvelashvili 17.11.2013 - 16.12.2018 14.6000 13.9000 14.6000 11.8000 -4.79%
Mikheil Saakashvili 25.01.2004 - 17.11.2013 12.6000 15.0000 16.9000 12.6000 19.05%
Eduard Shevardnadze 26.11.1995 - 23.11.2003 12.4000 12.6000 12.6000 10.3000 1.61%


Latest data on Youth Unemployment Rate (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate
                     Georgia - Historical Data (%)

What is Youth Unemployment Rate in Georgia?

  • Youth Unemployment Rate in Georgia increased to 27.8 % in 2019. The maximum rate was 39.87 % and minimum was 27 %.
  • Data published Yearly by National Statistics Office.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
27.8 2019 12.01.2021
26.6 2018 27.05.2019
27.1 2017 19.06.2018
30 2016 11.08.2017
32 2015 31.12.2015
30.51 2014 31.12.2014
33.75 2013 31.12.2013
32.2 2012 31.12.2012


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Youth Unemployment Rate in Georgia by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Giorgi Margvelashvili 17.11.2013 - 16.12.2018 33.7500 27.1000 33.7500 27.1000 -19.70%
Mikheil Saakashvili 25.01.2004 - 17.11.2013 32.7400 32.2000 39.8700 32.2000 -1.65%


Latest data on Employed Persons (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons
                     Georgia - Historical Data (Thousand Person)

How many employed persons are in Georgia?

  • Number of Employed Persons in Georgia decreased to 1198 Thousand Person (1.198 Million Person) in the forth quarter of 2020. The maximum rate was 1332 Thousand Person and minimum was 311 Thousand Person.
  • Data published Quarterly by National Statistics Office.

Historical Data (Thousand Person) by years

Data
Period
Date
1198 4Q/20 01.03.2021
688 2Q/19 29.10.2019
684 4Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Person)

Employed Persons in Georgia by presidents

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


Latest data on Unemployed Persons (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons
                     Georgia - Historical Data (Thousand Persons)

How many Unemployed Persons are in Georgia?

  • Number of Unemployed Persons in Georgia increased to 282 Thousand Persons (0.282 Million Persons) in 2020. The maximum rate was 442 Thousand Persons and minimum was 212 Thousand Persons.
  • Data published Yearly by National Statistics Office.

Historical Data (Thousand Persons) by years

Data
Period
Date
282 2020 01.03.2021
277 2019 12.01.2021
246 2018 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (Thousand Persons)

Unemployed Persons in Georgia by presidents

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

Other labor indicators in Georgia

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2020 65 65
Wages 4Q/20 381.69 USD/Month 359.921
Labor Force Participation Rate 2020 50.48 % 51.79

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2020 5.3 % 4.2
Jordan 4Q/20 24.7 % 23.9
Kyrgyzstan Dec/20 3 % 3
Mongolia 4Q/20 7.6 % 7.3
Nepal 2020 4.44 % 2.85
Palestine 4Q/20 23.4 % 28.5
Tajikistan Nov/19 2.1 % 2.1
Cambodia 2019 2.4 % 0.1
China 1Q/21 5.3 % 5.5
Georgia 2020 18.5 % 17.6
India 2021 6.5 % 6.9
Israel Feb/21 5.1 % 4.6
Pakistan 2020 4.4 % 4.1
South Korea Mar/21 3.9 % 4
Taiwan Feb/21 3.73 % 3.75
Vietnam 4Q/20 2.37 % 2.5
Maldives 2020 6.4 % 6.1
Armenia 4Q/20 16 % 18.1
Hong Kong Feb/21 7.2 % 7
Indonesia 3Q/20 7.07 % 4.99
Japan Feb/21 2.9 % 2.9
Kazakhstan Dec/20 4.9 % 5
Lebanon 2020 6.6 % 6
Macau Feb/21 2.9 % 2.7
Malaysia Feb/21 4.8 % 4.9
Philippines 1Q/21 8.7 % 8.7
Qatar 2Q/20 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 4Q/20 3.3 % 3.6
Sri Lanka 3Q/20 5.8 % 5.4
Thailand Dec/20 1.5 % 2
Oman 2020 5 % 1.8
Iran 3Q/20 9.5 % 9.8
Laos 2020 1 % 0.6
Azerbaijan 2019 4.8 % 5.2
Kuwait 2020 2.3 % 2.41
Saudi Arabia 4Q/20 7.4 % 8.5
Bahrain 2020 4.9 % 4
North Korea 2019 3.3 % 3.3
United Arab Emirates 2020 5 % 2.64
Yemen 2020 13.42 % 12.9
Turkmenistan 2019 3.9 % 3.8
Uzbekistan 2018 6.9 % 7.2
Iraq 2020 13.74 % 12.76
Syria 2020 9 % 8.2
Afghanistan 2020 11.2 % 11.1
Bhutan 2019 2.7 % 3.4
Brunei 2019 9.1 % 8.9
Mauritius 4Q/20 10.4 % 10.6