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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Kuwait

Kuwait Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 3.7 % 2021


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Kuwait - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Kuwait?

  • Unemployment Rate in Kuwait increased to 3.7 % in 2021. The maximum rate was 3.6 % and minimum was 0.5 %.
  • Data published Yearly by Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
3.7 2021 19.10.2022
2.3 2020 02.03.2021
2.17 2019 11.02.2020
2.06 2018 02.03.2019
2.08 2017 21.06.2018


Historical Chart by prime ministers (%)

Unemployment Rate in Kuwait by prime ministers

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Jaber Al-Mubarak 30.11.2011 - 2.0800 2.0800 2.0800 2.0800 0.00%

Other labor indicators in Kuwait

Index Updated Actual Previous
Labor Force Participation Rate 2020 73.36 % 73.49

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2021 5.2 % 5.3
Jordan 2Q/22 22.6 % 22.8
Kyrgyzstan Sep/22 2.8 % 2.8
Mongolia 2Q/22 7.8 % 8.5
Nepal 2021 5.1 % 4.7
Palestine 3Q/22 25 % 24
Tajikistan Dec/21 7.8 % 7.6
Cambodia 2021 0.61 % 0.33
China 3Q/22 5.5 % 5.5
Georgia 2022 15.6 % 18.1
India 2022 6.4 % 8.3
Israel Oct/22 4.1 % 3.8
Pakistan 2021 6.5 % 4.4
South Korea Oct/22 2.8 % 2.8
Taiwan Oct/22 3.64 % 3.64
Vietnam 3Q/22 2.28 % 2.32
Maldives 2021 6.1 % 6.3
Armenia 2Q/22 13 % 14.8
Hong Kong Oct/22 3.8 % 3.9
Indonesia 3Q/22 5.86 % 5.83
Japan Sep/22 2.6 % 2.5
Kazakhstan Sep/22 4.9 % 4.9
Lebanon 2021 14.5 % 13.3
Macau Oct/22 3.9 % 4
Malaysia Sep/22 3.6 % 3.7
Philippines 3Q/22 5 % 5.3
Qatar 2Q/22 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 3Q/22 2 % 2.1
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 2021 3.7 % 3.5
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 2021 10.6 % 10.3
Afghanistan 2021 13.3 % 11.2
Bhutan 2020 5 % 2.7
Brunei 2021 4.9 % 7.4
Mauritius 2Q/22 8.1 % 8.7