Unemployment Rate in Iraq increased to 14.20 percent in 2021 from 13.74 percent in 2020. source: Central Statistical Organization Iraq (COSIT)

Unemployment Rate in Iraq averaged 9.74 percent from 1991 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 14.20 percent in 2021 and a record low of 7.97 percent in 2012. This page provides - Iraq Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Iraq Unemployment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on January of 2023.

Unemployment Rate in Iraq is expected to reach 12.00 percent by the end of 2022, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Iraq Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 12.00 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Iraq Unemployment Rate

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 14.20 13.74 percent Dec 2021
Employed Persons 924397.00 880756.00 Dec 2001
Employment Rate 35.66 37.49 percent Dec 2020

Iraq Unemployment Rate
In Iraq, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
14.20 13.74 14.20 7.97 1991 - 2021 percent Yearly