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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Georgia

Georgia Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 20.6 % 2021
Youth Unemployment Rate 39.4 % 2020
Employed Persons 1201 Thousand Person | 1.201 Million Person 1Q/22
Unemployed Persons 316 Thousand Persons | 0.316 Million Persons 2021


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Georgia - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Georgia?

  • Unemployment Rate in Georgia increased to 20.6 % in 2021. 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
20.6 2021 09.05.2022
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


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 39.4 % in 2020. The maximum rate was 39.87 % and minimum was 27 %.
  • Data published Yearly by National Statistics Office.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
39.4 2020 13.07.2021
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


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 1201 Thousand Person (1.201 Million Person) in the first quarter of 2022. 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
1201 1Q/22 02.06.2022
1244 4Q/21 19.04.2022
1281 3Q/21 29.01.2022
1215 2Q/21 24.08.2021
1130 1Q/21 13.07.2021
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 316 Thousand Persons (0.316 Million Persons) in 2021. 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
316 2021 09.05.2022
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 2022 65 65
Wages 2Q/22 550.357 USD/Month 516.786
Labor Force Participation Rate 2021 50.9 % 50.48

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2021 5.2 % 5.3
Jordan 2Q/22 22.6 % 22.8
Kyrgyzstan Jul/22 2.8 % 2.9
Mongolia 4Q/21 8.1 % 7.4
Nepal 2020 4.44 % 2.85
Palestine 2Q/22 24 % 25
Tajikistan Dec/20 7.5 % 2.1
Cambodia 2021 0.61 % 0.33
China 2Q/22 5.3 % 5.4
Georgia 2021 20.6 % 18.5
India 2022 6.4 % 8.3
Israel Aug/22 3.4 % 3.4
Pakistan 2021 6.5 % 4.4
South Korea Aug/22 2.5 % 2.9
Taiwan Aug/22 3.67 % 3.68
Vietnam 1Q/22 2.46 % 3.56
Maldives 2021 6.1 % 6.3
Armenia 1Q/22 14.8 % 14.5
Hong Kong Aug/22 4.1 % 4.3
Indonesia 1Q/22 5.83 % 6.49
Japan Aug/22 2.5 % 2.6
Kazakhstan Jun/22 4.9 % 4.9
Lebanon 2020 6.6 % 6
Macau Aug/22 4.3 % 4.1
Malaysia Jul/22 3.7 % 3.8
Philippines 2Q/22 5.3 % 5.2
Qatar 1Q/22 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 2Q/22 2.1 % 2.2
Sri Lanka 2Q/22 4.6 % 4.3
Thailand Jun/22 1.37 % 1.53
Oman 2021 3.1 % 2.9
Iran 2Q/22 9.2 % 9.4
Laos 2021 1.3 % 1
Azerbaijan 2021 6 % 6.27
Kuwait 2020 2.3 % 2.41
Saudi Arabia 2Q/22 5.8 % 6
Bahrain 2020 4.9 % 4
North Korea 2021 2.6 % 2.9
United Arab Emirates 2021 3.9 % 6.7
Yemen 2021 13.6 % 13.42
Turkmenistan 2020 4.38 % 3.9
Uzbekistan 2018 6.9 % 7.2
Iraq 2021 14.2 % 13.74
Syria 2020 9 % 8.2
Afghanistan 2021 13.3 % 11.2
Bhutan 2020 5 % 2.7
Brunei 2020 7.4 % 6.8
Mauritius 2Q/22 8.1 % 8.7