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Unemployment rate forecast, 2021 - Country rankings:

The average for 2021 based on 99 countries was 8.62 percent.The highest value was in South Africa: 36.5 percent and the lowest value was in Thailand: 1 percent. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2024. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: International Monetary Fund
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Definition: The unemployment rate is the number of unemployed persons as a percentage of the labor force (the total number of people employed plus unemployed).
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