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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 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 0Q/21 5.5 % 5.5
Georgia 2020 18.5 % 17.6
India 2021 6.5 % 9.1
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 2019 3.1 % 3.1
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 2019 2.64 % 2.57
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 2019 8.4 % 8.3
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