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Armenia - Unemployment rate

18.9 (%) in 2017

In 2017, unemployment rate for Armenia was 18.9 %. Though Armenia unemployment rate fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 2003 - 2017 period ending at 18.9 % in 2017.

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What is unemployment rate?

Unemployment rate can be defined by either the national definition, the ILO harmonized definition, or the OECD harmonized definition. The OECD harmonized unemployment rate gives the number of unemployed persons as a percentage of the labor force (the total number of people employed plus unemployed). [OECD Main Economic Indicators, OECD, monthly] As defined by the International Labour Organization, "unemployed workers" are those who are currently not working but are willing and able to work for pay, currently available to work, and have actively searched for work. [ILO, http://www.ilo.org/public/english/bureau/stat/res/index.htm]

What is Armenia unemployment rate?

Date Value Change, %
2017 18.9 0.62 %
2016 18.8 1.57 %
2015 18.5 5.11 %
2014 17.6 8.64 %
2013 16.2 -6.36 %
2012 17.3 -5.98 %
2011 18.4 -3.16 %
2010 19.0 1.60 %
2009 18.7 14.02 %
2008 16.4 -42.86 %
2007 28.7 3.24 %
2006 27.8