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Labor > Unemployment, male > % of male labor force: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Unemployment, male (% of male labor force). Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Djibouti 54.6% 2002
2 Republic of Macedonia 31.5% 2012
3 Solomon Islands 31% 1999
4 Kosovo 28.1% 2012
5 Marshall Islands 27.6% 1999
6 Equatorial Guinea 27.4% 1983
7 Bosnia and Herzegovina 26.4% 2012
8 Spain 24.7% 2012
9 Mauritania 23.9% 2008
10 Cape Verde 23.3% 1990
11 Serbia 23.2% 2012
12 Lesotho 23% 2008
13 South Africa 22.7% 2012
14 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 22.6% 2001
15 Greece 21.4% 2012
16 Comoros 21.3% 1991
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 20.43% 2012
17 Swaziland 20% 1997
18 Gabon 19.1% 1993
19 Saint Lucia 19% 2010
20 Montenegro 18.9% 2012
21 Ireland 17.6% 2012
22 Armenia 17.3% 2011
23 New Caledonia 16.3% 1996
24 Puerto Rico 16.2% 2012
=25 Georgia 16.1% 2012
=25 Croatia 16.1% 2012
27 Latvia 16% 2012
28 Portugal 15.7% 2012
29 Botswana 15.3% 2006
=30 Lithuania 15% 2012
=30 Tunisia 15% 2011
32 Namibia 14.7% 2012
33 Iraq 14.3% 2008
=34 The Bahamas 14.1% 2012
=34 Zambia 14.1% 2000
=36 Slovakia 13.5% 2012
=36 Bulgaria 13.5% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 13.16% 2012
38 Albania 12.8% 2010
39 Sudan 12.7% 2008
40 Cyprus 12.5% 2012
41 Yemen 12.4% 2010
42 Tajikistan 12.3% 2009
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 12.29% 2009
43 Dominica 12% 2001
44 Guam 11.9% 2012
Europe average (profile) 11.83% 2012
45 Ethiopia 11.7% 2006
Eurozone average (profile) 11.21% 2012
46 Hungary 11.2% 2012
=47 Estonia 11% 2012
=47 Sao Tome and Principe 11% 2006
=47 French Polynesia 11% 2007
50 Barbados 10.9% 2012
European Union average (profile) 10.88% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 10.55% 2012
=51 Jordan 10.4% 2012
=51 Guyana 10.4% 1992
53 European Union 10.36% 2012
54 Jamaica 10.3% 2012
55 Dominican Republic 10.1% 2011
56 Greenland 10% 2006
57 Italy 9.9% 2012
58 France 9.8% 2012
59 Grenada 9.6% 2001
60 Poland 9.4% 2012
61 Egypt 9.3% 2012
62 Iran 9.1% 2008
63 Morocco 8.7% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 8.67% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 8.55% 2012
=64 Turkey 8.5% 2012
=64 Ukraine 8.5% 2012
=66 United Kingdom 8.4% 2012
=66 Slovenia 8.4% 2012
=66 Algeria 8.4% 2011
=69 United States 8.2% 2012
=69 Sweden 8.2% 2012
=71 Finland 8.1% 2012
=71 Colombia 8.1% 2012
73 Antigua and Barbuda 8% 2001
=74 Maldives 7.9% 2006
=74 Senegal 7.9% 2006
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 7.74% 2012
=76 Canada 7.7% 2012
=76 Belgium 7.7% 2012
=78 Afghanistan 7.6% 2005
=78 Romania 7.6% 2012
=80 Indonesia 7.5% 2009
=80 Denmark 7.5% 2012
=80 Belarus 7.5% 2009
=83 Venezuela 7.4% 2012
=83 Nicaragua 7.4% 2010
=85 El Salvador 7.3% 2012
=85 Philippines 7.3% 2011
=85 Northern Mariana Islands 7.3% 2005
=85 Kyrgyzstan 7.3% 2008
89 Mali 7.2% 2004
90 Suriname 7% 2004
=91 Moldova 6.8% 2012
=91 Israel 6.8% 2012
93 New Zealand 6.5% 2012
=94 Fiji 6.4% 2007
=94 Iceland 6.4% 2012
=96 Costa Rica 6.2% 2012
=96 Haiti 6.2% 1999
=98 Argentina 6.1% 2012
=98 Seychelles 6.1% 2005
=100 Mauritius 6% 2012
=100 Czech Republic 6% 2012
102 Belize 5.9% 2007
=103 Russia 5.8% 2012
=103 Malta 5.8% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 5.78% 2012
105 Syria 5.7% 2010
106 Germany 5.6% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 5.54% 2011
=107 Malawi 5.4% 2004
=107 Chile 5.4% 2012
109 Netherlands 5.3% 2012
=110 Australia 5.2% 2012
=110 Samoa 5.2% 2011
112 Mongolia 5.1% 2011
113 Aruba 5% 2007
=114 American Samoa 4.9% 2000
=114 Tuvalu 4.9% 2005
=114 Lebanon 4.9% 2009
=114 Brazil 4.9% 2011
=114 Uruguay 4.9% 2012
119 Mexico 4.8% 2012
120 Burma 4.7% 1990
=121 Guinea 4.6% 1994
=121 Japan 4.6% 2012
=123 Luxembourg 4.5% 2012
=123 Sierra Leone 4.5% 2004
South Asia average (profile) 4.5% 2005
=125 Papua New Guinea 4.3% 2000
=125 Azerbaijan 4.3% 2012
=125 Saint Kitts and Nevis 4.3% 2001
=125 Austria 4.3% 2012
=129 Bangladesh 4.2% 2009
=129 Zimbabwe 4.2% 2004
=131 Vanuatu 4.1% 2009
=131 Kazakhstan 4.1% 2012
133 Pakistan 4% 2008
=134 Paraguay 3.9% 2012
=134 Ghana 3.9% 2010
=134 Switzerland 3.9% 2012
=137 Hong Kong 3.8% 2012
=137 Cayman Islands 3.8% 2008
=139 Palau 3.7% 2005
=139 Nigeria 3.7% 1986
=139 Ecuador 3.7% 2012
=139 Brunei 3.7% 1991
=143 Norway 3.6% 2012
=143 Tonga 3.6% 2003
=145 Panama 3.5% 2012
=145 Trinidad and Tobago 3.5% 2008
=147 Liberia 3.4% 2010
=147 South Korea 3.4% 2012
=147 India 3.4% 2012
=147 Mozambique 3.4% 1997
=147 Honduras 3.4% 2011
=152 East Timor 3.2% 2010
=152 Saudi Arabia 3.2% 2012
=154 Cameroon 3.1% 2010
=154 Nepal 3.1% 2008
=154 Bermuda 3.1% 2000
=154 Uganda 3.1% 2009
=158 Macau 3% 2011
=158 Peru 3% 2012
=158 Cuba 3% 2011
=161 Burkina Faso 2.9% 2006
=161 Malaysia 2.9% 2012
=161 Kuwait 2.9% 2011
=164 Isle of Man 2.8% 2006
=164 Sri Lanka 2.8% 2012
=166 Tanzania 2.7% 2011
=166 Singapore 2.7% 2012
=168 Bolivia 2.6% 2009
=168 Faeroe Islands 2.6% 2005
170 Monaco 2.5% 2000
=171 Guatemala 2.4% 2012
=171 United Arab Emirates 2.4% 2009
173 Bhutan 1.9% 2012
=174 Madagascar 1.7% 2005
=174 Niger 1.7% 2001
176 Vietnam 1.6% 2012
177 Laos 1.3% 2005
178 San Marino 1.2% 2007
179 Chad 1.1% 1993
=180 Rwanda 0.9% 1996
=180 Benin 0.9% 2002
=182 Thailand 0.7% 2012
=182 Burundi 0.7% 1990
184 Bahrain 0.4% 2010
=185 Qatar 0.1% 2012
=185 Cambodia 0.1% 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Unemployment, male > % of male labor force. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Unemployment,-male/%-of-male-labor-force

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