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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 3.9 % 2021
Employment Change  2 % 1Q/20


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     United Arab Emirates - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in United Arab Emirates?

  • Unemployment Rate in United Arab Emirates decreased to 3.9 % in 2021. The maximum rate was 5 % and minimum was 1.15 %.
  • Data published Yearly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
3.9 2021 08.09.2022
5 2020 19.04.2021
2.64 2019 11.02.2020
2.57 2018 28.05.2019
1.72 2017 02.07.2018
3.69 2016 11.08.2017
3.81 2015 31.12.2015
3.97 2014 31.12.2014


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in United Arab Emirates by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Khalifa bin Zayed 03.11.2004 - 3.2000 3.6900 4.2000 3.1000 15.31%
Zayed bin Sultan 02.12.1971 - 02.11.2004 1.1500 2.8000 3.3500 1.1500 143.48%


Latest data on Employment Change  (%)

Employment Change 
                     United Arab Emirates - Historical Data (%)

What is Employment Change rate in UAE?

  • Employment Change in United Arab Emirates increased by 2 % in the first quarter of 2020. The maximum change was 3.6 % and minimum was -0.9 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
2 1Q/20 02.08.2020
2 4Q/19 10.05.2020
1 2Q/19 29.10.2019
0.6 3Q/18 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by QoQ presidents (%)

Employment Change  in United Arab Emirates by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in United Arab Emirates

Index Updated Actual Previous

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