Brunei Unemployment Rate

1991 - 2021 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Brunei Unemployment Rate

  • Brunei Unemployment Rate dropped to 7.65% in Dec 2021, from the previously reported figure of 7.68% in Dec 2020.
  • Brunei Unemployment Rate is updated yearly, available from Dec 1991 to Dec 2021, with an average rate of 6.33%.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 9.32% in Dec 2017 and a record low of 4.70% in Dec 1991.
  • The data is reported by reported by CEIC Data.
  • In the latest reports, Brunei Population reached 0.44 million people in Dec 2020.


View Brunei's Unemployment Rate from 1991 to 2021 in the chart:

Brunei Unemployment Rate

What was Brunei's Unemployment Rate in 2021?

Brunei Unemployment Rate dropped to 7.65% in Dec 2021, from the previously reported figure of 7.68% in Dec 2020. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
7.65 2021 7.68 2020 4.70 1991 9.32 2017 % yearly 1991 - 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 11.30 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Algeria (%) 11.71 Sep 2017 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2017
Argentina (%) 7.00 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1990 - Mar 2022
Armenia (%) 14.50 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Australia (%) 3.90 May 2022 monthly Feb 1978 - May 2022
Austria (%) 4.76 May 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2022
Azerbaijan (%) 5.94 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Bahrain (%) 4.30 2016 yearly 1991 - 2016
Bangladesh (%) 5.30 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Belarus (%) 0.20 Feb 2022 monthly Oct 2004 - Feb 2022
Belgium (%) 5.70 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Apr 2022
Bolivia (%) 3.40 2017 yearly 1999 - 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 17.41 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Botswana (%) 24.72 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Brazil (%) 9.80 May 2022 monthly Mar 2012 - May 2022
Brunei (%) 7.65 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Bulgaria (%) 4.90 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Cambodia (%) 2.40 2020 yearly 2020 - 2020
Canada (%) 5.10 May 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - May 2022
Chile (%) 7.80 May 2022 monthly Mar 2009 - May 2022
China (%) 5.80 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2022
Colombia (%) 12.12 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2021 - Mar 2022
Croatia (%) 7.10 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Cyprus (%) 4.80 May 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2022
Czech Republic (%) 2.50 May 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2022
Denmark (%) 5.10 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (%) 4.78 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2022
Egypt (%) 7.20 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Estonia (%) 5.50 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) 6.10 May 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2022
Finland (%) 6.20 May 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - May 2022
France (%) 7.30 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1975 - Mar 2022
Georgia (%) 20.62 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Germany (%) 2.80 May 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - May 2022
Ghana (%) 4.70 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Greece (%) 12.50 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 1998 - Apr 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 5.10 May 2022 monthly Oct 1981 - May 2022
Hungary (%) 3.50 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Iceland (%) 3.50 May 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2022
India (%) 7.11 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Indonesia (%) 6.49 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Iran (%) 8.90 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2021
Ireland (%) 4.70 May 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2022
Israel (%) 3.74 May 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - May 2022
Italy (%) 8.14 May 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - May 2022
Ivory Coast (%) 3.50 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Japan (%) 2.60 May 2022 monthly Jan 1953 - May 2022
Jordan (%) 22.80 Feb 2022 quarterly Feb 2000 - Feb 2022
Kazakhstan (%) 4.90 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Kenya (%) 2.98 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
South Korea (%) 2.80 May 2022 monthly Jun 1999 - May 2022
Kosovo (%) 25.80 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (%) 2.09 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kyrgyzstan (%) 5.80 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Laos (%) 0.95 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Latvia (%) 6.50 May 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2022
Lebanon (%) 29.56 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Lithuania (%) 6.20 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2022
Luxembourg (%) 4.64 May 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2022
Macau SAR, China (%) 3.40 May 2022 monthly Sep 1996 - May 2022
North Macedonia (%) 14.80 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Malawi (%) 6.60 2013 yearly 2005 - 2013
Malaysia (%) 3.90 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Apr 2022
Malta (%) 3.22 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (%) 7.10 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2020
Mexico (%) 3.09 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2022
Moldova (%) 3.01 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (%) 8.50 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2006 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) 16.80 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Morocco (%) 12.10 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (%) 3.98 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Myanmar (%) 1.79 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Nepal (%) 4.44 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Netherlands (%) 3.10 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2021
New Zealand (%) 3.20 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (%) 33.28 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Norway (%) 2.90 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Mar 2022
Oman (%) 2.10 May 2022 monthly Mar 2018 - May 2022
Pakistan (%) 6.30 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 25.40 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Panama (%) 11.30 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Paraguay (%) 8.47 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2022
Peru (%) 7.21 May 2022 monthly Mar 2001 - May 2022
Philippines (%) 5.70 Apr 2022 quarterly Jul 1982 - Apr 2022
Poland (%) 5.10 May 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - May 2022
Portugal (%) 7.20 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 1998 - Jan 2021
Qatar (%) 0.10 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Romania (%) 5.40 May 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - May 2022
Russia (%) 4.25 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Dec 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 6.01 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Serbia (%) 10.60 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
Singapore (%) 2.20 Apr 2022 monthly Mar 2020 - Apr 2022
Slovakia (%) 6.35 May 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2022
Slovenia (%) 4.30 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1997 - Mar 2022
South Africa (%) 34.50 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Spain (%) 13.65 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1976 - Mar 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 4.30 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2012 - Mar 2022
Sudan (%) 20.30 2010 yearly 1993 - 2010
Sweden (%) 7.66 May 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - May 2022
Switzerland (%) 4.56 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -19.3 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -2,336.283 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 249.454 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 2.1 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (BND bn) 6.229 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (BND bn) 0.473 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (BND bn) 4.712 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Govt Revenue: GO: Tax: Excise Duty Car (BND mn) 46.906 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Government Expenditure: Total (BND mn) 5,223.180 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Government Revenue: Total (BND mn) 2,030.700 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Govt Revenue: GO: Tax (BND mn) 340.873 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.274 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 272.1 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jan 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,101.4 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Jan 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 128.9 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Jan 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 3,019.549 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 1,229.019 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 254.283 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 829.3 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Jan 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 59.4 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Jan 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 134,998.323 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 12,806.926 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 0.203 Mar 2022 monthly May 1990 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 12.364 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 239.723 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 73.960 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Jan 2022
Exports: Mineral Fuels (BND mn) 1,072.005 Jan 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Jan 2022
Imports: Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles (BND mn) 39.467 Jan 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Jan 2022
Imports: Manufactured Goods (BND mn) 40.099 Jan 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Jan 2022
Imports: Mineral Fuels (BND mn) 823.943 Jan 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Jan 2022
Imports: Food (BND mn) 63.297 Jan 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Jan 2022
Exports: Machinery & Transport Equipment (BND mn) 16.353 Jan 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Jan 2022
Imports: Machinery & Transport Equipment (BND mn) 102.187 Jan 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Jan 2022
Exports: Korea (BND mn) 37.111 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Feb 2021
Exports: Thailand (BND mn) 53.100 Jan 2022 monthly Feb 2013 - Jan 2022
Exports: Japan (BND mn) 367.500 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Jan 2022
Imports: Thailand (BND mn) 10.600 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Dec 2021
Imports: Malaysia (BND mn) 116.500 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Jan 2022
Imports: China (BND mn) 99.900 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Jan 2022
Imports: Singapore (BND mn) 46.200 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Jan 2022
Imports: USA (BND mn) 16.700 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Jan 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 504.0 2018 yearly 1970 - 2018
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -615.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -20.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) -315.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) -10.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 2.668 2027 yearly 1981 - 2027
BN: BoP: Capital Account: Credit (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: USD mn (USD mn) 513.713 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
BoP: FA: Direct Investment: Brunei (USD mn) 565.542 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
BN: BOP: Current Account: Personal Remittances: Received (USD mn) 0.870 2020 yearly 2020 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 14.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2021
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 164.999 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 4,359.850 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 11,645.898 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 6.0 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 3,181.1 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Oct 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 6.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 4.9 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Oct 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 259.110 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Oct 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 12,303.597 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Mar 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 15.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 4,299.6 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Oct 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) -12.9 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 2,049.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 4,580.588 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 6.34 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 28.27 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2021
Money Supply: Currency in Circulation (BND mn) 1,439.960 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Apr 2022
Commercial Banks (CB): Non Performing Loans (NPL) (BND mn) 213.416 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2021 - Mar 2022
CB: NPL Ratio (%) 3.350 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2021 - Mar 2022

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