Syria Unemployment Rate

2000 - 2020 | Yearly | % | Central Bureau of Statistics

Key information about Syria Unemployment Rate

  • Syria Unemployment Rate dropped to 20.93% in Dec 2020, from the previously reported figure of 31.24% in Dec 2019.
  • Syria Unemployment Rate is updated yearly, available from Dec 2000 to Dec 2020, with an average rate of 12.00%.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 48.37% in Dec 2015 and a record low of 8.10% in Dec 2009.
  • The data is reported by reported by Central Bureau of Statistics.
  • In the latest reports, Syria Population reached 26.26 million people in Dec 2020.


View Syria's Unemployment Rate from 2000 to 2020 in the chart:

Syria Unemployment Rate

What was Syria's Unemployment Rate in 2020?

Syria Unemployment Rate dropped to 20.93% in Dec 2020, from the previously reported figure of 31.24% in Dec 2019. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
20.93 2020 31.24 2019 8.10 2009 48.37 2015 % yearly 2000 - 2020

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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 (%) 14.80 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Australia (%) 3.50 Jun 2022 monthly Feb 1978 - Jun 2022
Austria (%) 4.27 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Jun 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 Jun 2022 monthly Oct 2004 - Jun 2022
Belgium (%) 5.50 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Jun 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 (%) 9.30 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2012 - Jun 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 (%) 4.90 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Jul 2022
Chile (%) 7.81 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2009 - Jun 2022
China (%) 5.50 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Jun 2022
Colombia (%) 12.12 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2021 - Mar 2022
Croatia (%) 7.10 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Cyprus (%) 5.10 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2022
Czech Republic (%) 2.49 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Jun 2022
Denmark (%) 5.10 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (%) 4.05 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Jun 2022
Egypt (%) 7.20 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Estonia (%) 5.50 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) 6.00 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2022
Finland (%) 6.80 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Jun 2022
France (%) 7.30 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1975 - Mar 2022
Georgia (%) 20.62 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Germany (%) 2.80 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jun 2022
Ghana (%) 4.70 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Greece (%) 12.50 May 2022 monthly Apr 1998 - May 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 4.70 Jun 2022 monthly Oct 1981 - Jun 2022
Hungary (%) 3.40 May 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2022
Iceland (%) 3.40 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 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 (%) 4.20 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jul 2022
Israel (%) 3.31 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Jun 2022
Italy (%) 8.12 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Jun 2022
Ivory Coast (%) 3.50 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Japan (%) 2.60 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1953 - Jun 2022
Jordan (%) 22.80 Feb 2022 quarterly Feb 2000 - Feb 2022
Kazakhstan (%) 4.90 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2022
Kenya (%) 2.98 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
South Korea (%) 2.90 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 1999 - Jul 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 (%) 5.80 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jun 2022
Luxembourg (%) 4.66 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2022
Macau SAR, China (%) 3.70 Jun 2022 monthly Sep 1996 - Jun 2022
North Macedonia (%) 14.80 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Malawi (%) 6.60 2013 yearly 2005 - 2013
Malaysia (%) 3.60 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Jun 2022
Malta (%) 3.22 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (%) 7.10 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2020
Mexico (%) 3.33 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 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 (%) 11.20 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 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 (%) 3.30 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Jun 2022
Nigeria (%) 33.28 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Norway (%) 3.20 May 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - May 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 (%) 6.78 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2001 - Jun 2022
Philippines (%) 5.70 Apr 2022 quarterly Jul 1982 - Apr 2022
Poland (%) 4.90 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jun 2022
Portugal (%) 7.20 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 1998 - Jan 2021
Qatar (%) 0.10 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Romania (%) 5.30 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Jun 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 (%) 2.10 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2020 - Jun 2022
Slovakia (%) 6.28 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jun 2022
Slovenia (%) 4.30 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1997 - Mar 2022
South Africa (%) 34.50 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Spain (%) 12.48 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 1976 - Jun 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 4.30 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2012 - Mar 2022
Sudan (%) 20.30 2010 yearly 1993 - 2010
Sweden (%) 7.63 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Jun 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 (%) -2.2 2010 yearly 1998 - 2010
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 5,640.444 2010 yearly 1998 - 2010
Forecast: Government Expenditure (SYP bn) 799.504 2010 yearly 1990 - 2010
Forecast: Government Net Debt (SYP bn) 838.214 2010 yearly 1990 - 2010
Forecast: Government Revenue (SYP bn) 582.024 2010 yearly 1990 - 2010
General Budget: Expenditure (SYP mn) 695,384.000 2010 yearly 1998 - 2010
General Budget: Financing (SYP mn) 60,957.000 2010 yearly 1998 - 2010
General Budget: Revenue (SYP mn) 634,425.000 2010 yearly 1998 - 2010
General Budget: Overall Balance incl Price Stabilization Fund (SYP mn) -60,957.000 2010 yearly 1998 - 2010
General Budget: Expenditure: Current (SYP mn) 452,319.000 2010 yearly 1998 - 2010
General Budget: Expenditure: Capital (SYP mn) 243,065.000 2010 yearly 1998 - 2010
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 18.283 2010 yearly 1981 - 2010
Trade Balance (USD mn) -5,529.8 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 78.9 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1960 - Apr 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 46.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1961 - Apr 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 7,624.371 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 16,586.522 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 157.526 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 498.8 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1960 - Apr 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) -0.3 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1961 - Apr 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 25,243.584 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 45,677.536 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 0.431 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 1987 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 0.874 Apr 2022 monthly Oct 2015 - Apr 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.029 Apr 2022 monthly Oct 2014 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 42.908 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 1990 - Apr 2022
Exports: Value (SYP mn) 2,308,105.626 2020 yearly 1981 - 2020
Re-Exports: Value (SYP mn) 6,720.096 2020 yearly 1983 - 2020
Imports: Value (SYP mn) 4,622,917.536 2020 yearly 1981 - 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -8,653.0 2011 yearly 1977 - 2011
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -12.8 2011 yearly 1990 - 2011
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 804.2 2011 yearly 1970 - 2011
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.2 2011 yearly 1990 - 2011
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -1.707 2010 yearly 1980 - 2010
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 13,474.961 2010 yearly 2007 - 2010
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -167.496 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Debit: CA: Income (USD mn) 2,215.712 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -373.078 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Debit: CF: Financial Account (USD mn) 1,370.926 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) -163.620 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Reserve Assets (USD mn) 7,128.320 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Credit: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) 315.280 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Credit: CA: Goods and Services: Services (USD mn) 311.801 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
BoP: Debit: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) 478.900 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Direct Investment (USD mn) 804.163 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Debit: Current Account (CA) (USD mn) 6,415.507 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Goods (USD mn) -7,660.798 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: CF: Financial Account (USD mn) 2,077.740 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: CA: Income (USD mn) -1,841.863 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Debit: CA: Goods and Services: Services (USD mn) 683.142 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Services (USD mn) -371.341 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
BoP: Credit: Current Account (CA) (USD mn) 6,245.740 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
BoP: Debit: CA: Transfers (USD mn) 405.169 2011 yearly 2003 - 2011
BoP: Credit: CA: Income (USD mn) 373.849 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Debit: CA: Goods and Services: Goods (USD mn) 5,700.608 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
BoP: Credit: CA: Transfers (USD mn) 1,624.118 2011 yearly 2003 - 2011
BoP: CA: Transfers (USD mn) 1,218.949 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Credit: CA: Goods and Services: Goods (USD mn) 2,494.544 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
BoP: Credit: CF: Financial Account (USD mn) 3,448.666 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 14.6 2011 yearly 2004 - 2011
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 18,756.126 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 1994 - Dec 2011
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 33,769.510 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 1994 - Dec 2011
M2 Growth (%) -7.8 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 1995 - Dec 2011
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 16,221.1 Jun 2011 monthly Dec 1950 - Jun 2011
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 31.149 2010 yearly 1990 - 2010
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 9.8 Jun 2011 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2011
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 54.200 Jun 2011 quarterly Dec 1950 - Jun 2011
Total Deposits (USD mn) 20,275.678 2011 yearly 1998 - 2011
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 29,083.7 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 2001 - Dec 2011
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 23.0 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 2002 - Dec 2011
Household Debt (USD mn) 8,543.6 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 2006 - Dec 2011
Total Loans (USD mn) 22,819.559 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 2006 - Dec 2011
Total Loans Growth (%) -3.07 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 2007 - Dec 2011
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 20.75 2011 yearly 2006 - 2011
Monetary Survey: M2: Liabilities: Money Supply (M1) (SYP mn) 1,045,091.314 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 1994 - Dec 2011
Monetary Survey: Broad Money (M2) (SYP mn) 1,881,637.107 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 1994 - Dec 2011
Local Banks Deposits (SYP mn) 1,129,760.769 2011 yearly 1998 - 2011
Local Banks: Credits: PR: Resident: Business Sector (SYP mn) 198,647.777 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 2006 - Dec 2011

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