This page provides forecasts for Unemployment Rate including a long-term outlook for the next decades, medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions.


Last Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 Q3/19
United States 3.70 Oct/18 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.7
Euro Area 8.10 Sep/18 7.9 7.7 7.5 7.4
China 3.82 Sep/18 4 4 4.2 4.2
Japan 2.30 Sep/18 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.4
Germany 3.40 Sep/18 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7
United Kingdom 4.10 Sep/18 4 3.9 3.8 3.7
India 3.52 Dec/17 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.6
France 9.10 Sep/18 8.6 8.5 8.1 8
Brazil 11.90 Sep/18 11.6 11.4 11.3 11
Italy 10.10 Sep/18 10.3 10.1 9.9 9.7
Canada 5.80 Oct/18 5.9 6 5.8 5.8
Russia 4.70 Oct/18 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.5
South Korea 3.90 Oct/18 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.9
Australia 5.00 Oct/18 5.2 5.3 5.1 5
Spain 14.55 Sep/18 15.1 14.9 14.7 14.4
Mexico 3.60 Sep/18 3.2 3.2 3.5 3.6
Indonesia 5.34 Jun/18 5 5.7 5.7 5.7
Turkey 11.10 Aug/18 11.5 11.7 11.9 12.1
Netherlands 3.70 Oct/18 4.2 4.4 4.5 4.6
Last Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 Q3/19
Afghanistan 8.80 Dec/17 8.9 8.9 8.9 8.9
Albania 12.90 Jun/18 13 12.7 12.5 12.3
Algeria 11.10 Apr/18 12 12 10.8 10.8
Angola 20.00 Dec/17 20 20 20 20
Argentina 9.60 Jun/18 9.8 9.9 9.8 9.8
Armenia 15.70 Jun/18 16.9 16.9 17 16
Australia 5.00 Oct/18 5.2 5.3 5.1 5
Austria 7.30 Oct/18 7.4 7 7.3 7.5
Azerbaijan 5.00 Dec/17 5 5 5 5
Bahamas 10.10 Dec/17 12 12.75 11 11.35
Bahrain 3.70 Dec/17 4.1 4.3 4.3 4.3
Bangladesh 4.20 Dec/17 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3
Barbados 8.20 Jun/18 10.2 8.2 7.9 8.1
Belarus 0.40 Sep/18 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.5
Belgium 6.30 Sep/18 6 6.2 6 5.9
Belize 9.00 Dec/17 7 6 6 6
Benin 2.50 Dec/17 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5
Bhutan 2.50 Dec/17 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4
Bolivia 3.10 Dec/17 3 3 3 3
Bosnia and Herzegovina 35.89 Aug/18 37 36 36 35.8
Botswana 18.10 Dec/17 17.4 17.37 17.35 17.32
Brazil 11.90 Sep/18 11.6 11.4 11.3 11
Brunei 7.10 Dec/17 7 6.5 6.5 6.5
Bulgaria 5.60 Sep/18 7 7 6.9 6.8
Burkina Faso 6.30 Dec/17 6 6 6 6
Burundi 7.70 Dec/12 12 12 11 11
Cambodia 0.30 Dec/17 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2
Cameroon 4.20 Dec/17 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3
Canada 5.80 Oct/18 5.9 6 5.8 5.8
Cape Verde 12.20 Dec/17 13 12.5 12.5 13.4
Cayman Islands 4.90 Dec/17 5.2 5.3 5.2 5.2
Central African Republic 6.00 Dec/17 6 6 6 6
Chad 5.89 Dec/17 6.5 6 5.8 5.8
Chile 7.10 Sep/18 6.7 6.8 6.9 6.9
China 3.82 Sep/18 4 4 4.2 4.2
Colombia 9.50 Sep/18 8.8 9.3 9.2 9.2
Comoros 4.30 Dec/17 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2
Congo 46.10 Dec/13 40 38 38 38
Costa Rica 10.20 Sep/18 9 8.8 9.3 9.6
Croatia 8.40 Sep/18 8.7 8.6 8.5 8.6
Cuba 1.70 Dec/17 1.7 2 2 2
Cyprus 7.40 Sep/18 7.7 7.4 7.2 6.9
Czech Republic 2.80 Oct/18 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.5
Denmark 3.90 Sep/18 4 4.5 4.6 4.5
Dominican Republic 5.60 Sep/18 5.2 5 4.8 5.4
East Timor 3.40 Dec/17 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5
Ecuador 5.20 Sep/18 5.8 5.6 5.7 5.6
Egypt 10.00 Sep/18 9.1 9.1 8.5 7.9
El Salvador 7.00 Dec/17 6.8 6.82 6.85 6.87
Equatorial Guinea 6.90 Dec/17 7 7 7 7
Eritrea 6.40 Dec/17 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.2
Estonia 5.20 Sep/18 6 5.8 5.7 5.9
Ethiopia 16.80 Dec/15 15 14.5 14.5 14.5
Euro Area 8.10 Sep/18 7.9 7.7 7.5 7.4
European Union 6.70 Sep/18 6.2 6 5.9 5.7
Faroe Islands 1.80 Jun/18 1.6 1.4 1.3 1.2
Fiji 6.31 Dec/17 7.3 6.2 6.2 6.2
Finland 6.30 Oct/18 7.4 6.7 7.1 7.2
France 9.10 Sep/18 8.6 8.5 8.1 8
Gabon 19.60 Dec/17 19.5 19.57 19.65 19.72
Gambia 9.50 Dec/17 9.4 9 9 9
Georgia 13.90 Dec/17 13.8 13.7 13.7 13.7
Germany 3.40 Sep/18 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7
Ghana 2.40 Dec/17 2.5 2 2 2
Greece 18.90 Aug/18 17.9 17.5 17.1 16.5
Guatemala 2.30 Jun/17 3.6 3.8 3.8 4
Guinea 4.50 Dec/17 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5
Guinea Bissau 6.10 Dec/17 6.1 6 6 6
Guyana 12.00 Dec/17 12.2 11.9 11.9 11.9
Haiti 14.00 Dec/17 13.8 13.4 13.4 13.4
Honduras 6.70 Dec/17 7.2 6.5 6.5 6.5
Hong Kong 2.80 Oct/18 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8
Hungary 3.80 Sep/18 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5
Iceland 1.70 Sep/18 3.5 3.2 3.2 2.3
India 3.52 Dec/17 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.6
Indonesia 5.34 Jun/18 5 5.7 5.7 5.7
Iran 12.10 Jun/18 12.5 12.7 12.5 12.2
Iraq 14.80 Dec/17 14.5 14 14 14
Ireland 5.30 Oct/18 5.1 4.6 4.5 4.7
Israel 4.00 Sep/18 3.9 3.6 3.7 3.6
Italy 10.10 Sep/18 10.3 10.1 9.9 9.7
Ivory Coast 2.60 Dec/17 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6
Jamaica 8.40 Sep/18 10 10.5 7.1 6.7
Japan 2.30 Sep/18 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.4
Jordan 18.70 Jun/18 17.9 18 18 17.9
Kazakhstan 4.80 Oct/18 4.8 4.6 4.7 4.9
Kenya 11.50 Dec/17 11 10.5 10.5 10.5
Kosovo 29.40 Jun/18 28.5 27 27 27.5
Kuwait 2.08 Dec/17 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.1
Kyrgyzstan 2.50 Apr/18 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.5
Laos 0.70 Dec/17 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Latvia 7.00 Sep/18 8.1 8 8 6.2
Lebanon 6.30 Dec/17 6.7 6.6 6.6 6.6
Lesotho 27.25 Dec/17 27.1 27.17 27.25 27.32
Liberia 2.40 Dec/17 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.7
Libya 17.70 Dec/17 17.5 17 17 17
Liechtenstein 1.90 Dec/17 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.2
Lithuania 8.30 Sep/18 8.2 8.1 8.1 7.8
Luxembourg 5.30 Oct/18 5.6 5.5 5.5 5
Macau 1.80 Sep/18 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.9
Macedonia 21.10 Jun/18 20.4 20 19.7 20.3
Madagascar 1.80 Dec/17 2 2 2 2
Malawi 5.90 Dec/17 5.8 5.7 5.7 5.7
Malaysia 3.30 Sep/18 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.1
Maldives 5.00 Dec/17 5 5 5 5
Mali 7.90 Dec/17 7.5 7.1 7.1 7.1
Malta 3.80 Jun/18 4.3 4.1 4.2 4.3
Mauritania 11.80 Dec/17 11.7 11.57 11.45 11.32
Mauritius 7.00 Jun/18 7 7 6.9 6.8
Mexico 3.60 Sep/18 3.2 3.2 3.5 3.6
Moldova 3.00 Jun/18 4.2 4.1 3.9 4.2
Mongolia 6.90 Sep/18 8.4 8.5 8.2 8.6
Montenegro 18.07 Oct/18 18.6 18.4 18.2 18.8
Morocco 10.00 Sep/18 9.8 10.4 9.4 10.1
Mozambique 25.04 Dec/17 23.8 23.72 23.65 23.57
Myanmar 0.80 Dec/17 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8
Namibia 34.00 Dec/16 28.9 35.67 35.85 36.02
Nepal 3.20 Dec/17 3.3 3.5 3.5 3.5
Netherlands 3.70 Oct/18 4.2 4.4 4.5 4.6
New Caledonia 11.60 Dec/17 15 14.5 14.5 14.5
New Zealand 3.90 Sep/18 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.4
Nicaragua 3.30 Dec/17 4.2 3.9 3.7 3.7
Niger 0.40 Dec/17 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5
Nigeria 18.80 Sep/17 17 17.2 17.3 17.4
North Korea 4.20 Dec/17 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2
Norway 4.00 Sep/18 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.7
Oman 16.00 Dec/17 17 16 16 16
Pakistan 5.90 Dec/17 6 5.9 5.9 5.9
Palestine 31.70 Sep/18 26.3 31.4 31.4 31.4
Panama 6.10 Dec/17 6.3 6.5 6.5 6.5
Papua New Guinea 2.60 Dec/17 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.6
Paraguay 7.60 Sep/17 7 8.3 8.4 7.9
Peru 6.40 Oct/18 6.6 7 6.8 7.2
Philippines 5.40 Sep/18 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.2
Poland 5.70 Sep/18 5.4 5.2 5.1 5.1
Portugal 6.70 Sep/18 6.9 7.2 6.4 5.6
Puerto Rico 8.30 Oct/18 9.7 10 10 8.7
Qatar 0.10 Jun/18 0.1 0.7 0.7 0.7
Republic of the Congo 10.95 Dec/17 10.6 10.57 10.55 10.52
Romania 4.10 Sep/18 4 4.2 4.5 4.8
Russia 4.70 Oct/18 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.5
Rwanda 16.00 Feb/18 16 15 15 15
Sao Tome and Principe 13.50 Dec/17 13.5 13.2 13.2 13.2
Saudi Arabia 6.00 Jun/18 6 6 6.1 6.1
Senegal 15.70 Dec/17 15.1 15.1 14.1 15.9
Serbia 11.90 Jun/18 12.5 12.3 12.5 12.7
Seychelles 4.10 Dec/17 3.4 1.7 3.3 1.7
Sierra Leone 4.50 Dec/17 4.4 4.37 4.35 4.32
Singapore 2.10 Sep/18 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2
Slovakia 5.20 Oct/18 5.2 5.4 5.3 5.2
Slovenia 8.00 Aug/18 7.8 7.7 7.5 7.3
South Africa 27.50 Sep/18 27.4 27.6 27.8 28
South Korea 3.90 Oct/18 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.9
Spain 14.55 Sep/18 15.1 14.9 14.7 14.4
Sri Lanka 4.60 Jun/18 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.4
Sudan 12.70 Dec/17 12.5 12 12 12
Suriname 9.70 Dec/16 8.5 8 8 8
Swaziland 26.40 Dec/17 26 25.7 25.7 25.7
Sweden 5.50 Oct/18 5.8 6.2 5.6 5.6
Switzerland 2.40 Oct/18 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.7
Syria 15.20 Dec/17 25 23 23 23
Taiwan 3.70 Sep/18 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.8
Tajikistan 2.30 Apr/18 2.4 2.2 2.2 2.1
Tanzania 10.30 Dec/14 9.5 9 9 9
Thailand 1.00 Sep/18 1 1 1 1.1
Togo 1.80 Dec/17 2 2 2 2
Trinidad and Tobago 5.10 Sep/17 5.2 5.6 5.7 5.8
Tunisia 15.50 Sep/18 15.2 15.5 15.4 15.5
Turkey 11.10 Aug/18 11.5 11.7 11.9 12.1
Turkmenistan 3.40 Dec/17 9 10 10 10
Uganda 2.10 Dec/17 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2
Ukraine 8.30 Jun/18 9.4 8.4 8.5 8.7
United Arab Emirates 1.72 Dec/17 2.1 2.8 2.8 2.8
United Kingdom 4.10 Sep/18 4 3.9 3.8 3.7
United States 3.70 Oct/18 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.7
Uruguay 8.70 Sep/18 8 7.7 8.2 8.6
Uzbekistan 7.20 Dec/17 7 6.8 6.8 6.8
Venezuela 7.30 Apr/16 35 37 37 40
Vietnam 2.20 Sep/18 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.3
Yemen 14.00 Dec/17 14 13.6 13.6 13.6
Zambia 7.79 Dec/17 7.4 7.45 7.5 7.55
Zimbabwe 5.16 Dec/17 5.3 5.32 5.35 5.37


Unemployment Rate - Forecast - 2018-2020