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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Iraq

Iraq Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 7.9 % 2019


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Iraq - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Iraq?

  • Unemployment Rate in Iraq remained unchanged at 7.9 % in 2019. The maximum rate was 10.3 % and minimum was 7.9 %.
  • Data published Yearly by Central Statistical Organisation.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
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
15.2 2011 31.12.2011


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 2019 4.2 % 4.3
Jordan 4Q/19 19 % 19.1
Kyrgyzstan Feb/20 3 % 3
Mongolia 4Q/19 8.1 % 9.9
Nepal 2017 3.2 % 3.4
Palestine 4Q/19 24 % 24.6
Tajikistan Nov/19 2.1 % 2.1
Cambodia 2019 0.7 % 0.7
China 1Q/20 6 % 5.9
Georgia 2018 12.7 % 13.9
India 2020 7.8 % 7.2
Israel Apr/20 3.3 % 3.4
Pakistan 2017 5.7 % 5.8
South Korea Apr/20 3.8 % 3.8
Taiwan Apr/20 4.1 % 3.76
Vietnam 4Q/19 2.15 % 2.17
Maldives 2019 6.4 % 6.1
Armenia 4Q/19 17.9 % 18
Hong Kong Apr/20 5.2 % 4.2
Indonesia 1Q/20 4.99 % 5.28
Japan Apr/20 2.6 % 2.5
Kazakhstan Mar/20 4.8 % 4.8
Lebanon 2019 6.2 % 6.2
Macau Apr/20 2.2 % 2.1
Malaysia Mar/20 3.9 % 3.3
Philippines 1Q/20 5.3 % 4.5
Qatar 4Q/19 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 1Q/20 2.4 % 2.3
Sri Lanka 4Q/19 4.5 % 5.1
Thailand Mar/20 1 % 1.1
Oman 2019 3.1 % 3.1
Iran 3Q/19 10.4 % 10.9
Laos 2019 0.6 % 0.6
Azerbaijan 2019 4.8 % 5.2
Kuwait 2019 2.17 % 2.06
Saudi Arabia 4Q/19 5.7 % 5.5
Bahrain 2018 3.9 % 3.7
North Korea 2019 3.3 % 3.3
United Arab Emirates 2019 2.64 % 2.57
Yemen 2019 12.8 % 12.9
Turkmenistan 2019 3.9 % 3.8
Uzbekistan 2018 6.9 % 7.2
Iraq 2019 7.9 % 7.9
Syria 2019 8.4 % 8.3
Afghanistan 2019 11.1 % 11.1
Bhutan 2018 3.4 % 2.4
Brunei 2019 9.1 % 8.9
Mauritius 4Q/19 6.4 % 6.7