Quarterly unemployment rates in developed and emerging countries 2017-2019

In the United States, the unemployment rate in the third quarter of 2019 was 3.63 percent. Of the major emerging and developing economies, this was the second lowest, with only Japan having a lower unemployment rate of 2.27 percent. The country with the highest unemployment was Brazil with 11.8 percent.

Quarterly unemployment rates in developed and emerging countries from Q4 2017 to Q4 2019

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Sources

Release date

January 2020

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

Q4 2017 to Q4 2019

Supplementary notes

* Q4 2019 values for China, France, Germany, the Euro-Zone, and the U.K. not available.

** Data for China available here and for Brazil here.

The definitions of unemployment, as well as the age groups included for calculations, differ between the countries included in this statistic. If the source distinguishes between adjusted and unadjusted values, seasonally adjusted figures have been used.

Despite being one of the most important emerging markets, values for India have not been included as monthly or quarterly unemployment rates are not available.

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