TOP 30 countries with the highest and lowest unemployment rates

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Countries with the highest and lowest unemployment rates

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Source: The World Factbook, Central Intelligence Agency, 2015-2017

Countries with less than 1 million inhabitants are not included.

Countries with the lowest unemployment rates:

1. Cambodia 0.3%
2. Qatar 0.6%
3. Thailand 0.7%
4. Benin 1.0%
5. Belarus 1.0 %
6. Laos 1.5%
7. Madagascar 2.1%
8. Kuwait 2.1%
9. Cuba 2.2%
10. Singapore 2.2%
11. Vietnam 2.3%
12. Guatemala 2.4%
13. Tajikistan 2.4%
14. Papua New Guinea 2.5%
15. Hong Kong 2.6%
16. Niger 2.6%
17. Rwanda 2.7%
18. Liberia 2.8%
19. Guinea 2.8%
20. Czech Republic 2.8%
21. Japan 2.9%
22. Switzerland 3.0%
23. Nepal 3.3%
24. Malaysia 3.4%
25. United Arab Emirates 3.6%
26. Mexico 3.6%
27. Bahrain 3.8%
28. South Korea 3.8%
29. Taiwan 3.8%
30. Germany 3.8%

 

Countries with the highest unemployment rates:

1. Zimbabwe 95.0%
2. Burkina Faso 77.0%
3. Syria 50.0%
4. Senegal 48.0%
5. Haiti 40.6%
6. Kenya 40.0%
7. Congo, Republic of the 36.0%
8. Afghanistan 35.0%
9. Kosovo 34.8%
10. Libya 30.0%
11. Lesotho 28.1%
12. Namibia 28.1%
13. Gabon 28.0%
14. Swaziland 28.0%
15. South Africa 27.6%
16. Yemen 27.0%
17. Venezuela 26.4%
18. North Korea 25.6%
19. Macedonia 23.4%
20. Mozambique 22.4%
21. Greece 22.3%
22. Bosnia and Herzegovina 20.5%
23. Malawi 20.4%
24. Botswana 20.0%
25. Sudan 19.6%
26. Armenia 18.9%
27. Ethiopia 17.5%
28. Montenegro 17.1%
29. Spain 17.1%
30. Jordan 16.5%

 

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