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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Iraq

Iraq Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 13.74 % 2020


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Iraq - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Iraq?

  • Unemployment Rate in Iraq increased to 13.74 % in 2020. The maximum rate was 13.74 % and minimum was 7.97 %.
  • Data published Yearly by Central Statistical Organisation.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
13.74 2020 09.03.2021
7.9 2019 11.02.2020
14.8 2017 19.03.2018
16 2016 11.08.2017
15.5 2015 31.12.2015
15 2014 31.12.2014
15.1 2013 31.12.2013
15.3 2012 31.12.2012


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Iraq by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Fuad Masum 24.07.2014 - 02.10.2018 15.0000 16.0000 16.0000 15.0000 6.67%
Jalal Talabani 06.04.2005 - 24.06.2014 18.0000 15.1000 18.0000 15.1000 -16.11%
Saddam Hussein 16.07.1979 - 09.04.2003 16.9000 16.8000 18.4000 16.8000 -0.59%

Other labor indicators in Iraq

Index Updated Actual Previous

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2021 5.2 % 5.3
Jordan 1Q/22 22.8 % 23.3
Kyrgyzstan May/22 2.9 % 3
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 5.4 % 5.5
Georgia 2021 20.6 % 18.5
India 2022 7.8 % 7.6
Israel Jun/22 3.3 % 3.7
Pakistan 2021 6.5 % 4.4
South Korea Jul/22 2.9 % 2.9
Taiwan Jun/22 3.73 % 3.73
Vietnam 1Q/22 2.46 % 3.56
Maldives 2021 6.2 % 6.4
Armenia 1Q/22 14.8 % 14.5
Hong Kong Jul/22 4.3 % 4.7
Indonesia 1Q/22 5.83 % 6.49
Japan Jun/22 2.6 % 2.6
Kazakhstan Jun/22 4.9 % 4.9
Lebanon 2020 6.6 % 6
Macau Jun/22 3.7 % 3.4
Malaysia Jun/22 3.8 % 3.9
Philippines 2Q/22 6 % 6
Qatar 2Q/20 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 2Q/22 2.1 % 2.2
Sri Lanka 1Q/22 4.3 % 4.6
Thailand Mar/22 1.53 % 1.64
Oman 2021 3.1 % 2.9
Iran 4Q/21 8.9 % 9.6
Laos 2021 1.3 % 1
Azerbaijan 2021 6 % 6.27
Kuwait 2020 2.3 % 2.41
Saudi Arabia 1Q/22 6 % 6.9
Bahrain 2020 4.9 % 4
North Korea 2021 2.6 % 2.9
United Arab Emirates 2020 5 % 2.64
Yemen 2020 13.42 % 12.9
Turkmenistan 2020 4.38 % 3.9
Uzbekistan 2018 6.9 % 7.2
Iraq 2020 13.74 % 12.76
Syria 2020 9 % 8.2
Afghanistan 2021 13.3 % 11.2
Bhutan 2020 5 % 2.7
Brunei 2020 7.4 % 6.8
Mauritius 1Q/22 8.7 % 8.1