Tunisia Unemployment Rate

2011 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | National Statistics Institute

Tunisia Unemployment Rate increased to 17.40 % in Dec 2020, from the previously reported number of 16.20 % in Sep 2020. Tunisia Unemployment Rate is updated quarterly, available from Jun 2011 to Dec 2020, with an average rate of 15.40 %. The data reached an all-time high of 18.90 % in Dec 2011 and a record low of 14.80 % in Jun 2014. The data is reported by reported by National Statistics Institute.

In the latest reports, Tunisia Population reached 11.66 million people in Dec 2019. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 46.60 % in Jun 2014.

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Tunisia Unemployment Rate

What was Tunisia's Unemployment Rate in Dec 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
17.40 Dec 2020 16.20 Sep 2020 14.80 Jun 2014 18.90 Dec 2011 % quarterly Jun 2011 - Dec 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 11.80 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Algeria (%) 11.70 Sep 2017 quarterly Jun 2014 - Sep 2017
Argentina (%) 13.10 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2020
Armenia (%) 18.10 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Australia (%) 7.00 Oct 2020 monthly Feb 1978 - Oct 2020
Austria (%) 5.52 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Sep 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 6.94 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Bahrain (%) 4.30 2016 yearly 1991 - 2016
Bangladesh (%) 5.30 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Belarus (%) 0.20 Jan 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - Jan 2021
Belgium (%) 5.20 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1983 - Sep 2020
Bolivia (%) 3.40 2017 yearly 1999 - 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 15.70 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Botswana (%) 18.72 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Brazil (%) 14.20 Jan 2021 monthly Mar 2012 - Jan 2021
Brunei (%) 8.37 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Bulgaria (%) 5.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Cambodia (%) 0.10 2017 yearly 2007 - 2017
Canada (%) 8.90 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1976 - Oct 2020
Chile (%) 11.60 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2009 - Oct 2020
China (%) 4.24 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Colombia (%) 15.77 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Sep 2020
Croatia (%) 9.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Cyprus (%) 8.00 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2020
Czech Republic (%) 2.79 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Sep 2020
Denmark (%) 5.80 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2007 - Oct 2020
Ecuador (%) 4.96 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2020
Egypt (%) 7.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
Estonia (%) 7.70 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1989 - Sep 2020
European Union (%) 6.20 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Finland (%) 8.20 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1988 - Dec 2020
France (%) 8.00 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1975 - Dec 2020
Georgia (%) 11.57 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Germany (%) 4.50 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Sep 2020
Ghana (%) 4.51 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Greece (%) 16.80 Aug 2020 monthly Apr 1998 - Aug 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 6.40 Oct 2020 monthly Oct 1981 - Oct 2020
Hungary (%) 4.30 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 2020
Iceland (%) 5.60 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2020
India (%) 7.11 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Indonesia (%) 7.07 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Iran (%) 10.60 Mar 2020 quarterly Jun 2001 - Mar 2020
Ireland (%) 7.30 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Oct 2020
Israel (%) 4.71 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2012 - Oct 2020
Italy (%) 8.99 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1983 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 3.50 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Japan (%) 3.00 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1953 - Sep 2020
Jordan (%) 23.00 May 2020 quarterly Feb 2000 - May 2020
Kazakhstan (%) 5.00 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2020
Kenya (%) 2.98 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
South Korea (%) 4.00 Feb 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Feb 2021
Kosovo (%) 29.10 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2020
Kuwait (%) 2.09 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kyrgyzstan (%) 5.50 2019 yearly 1992 - 2019
Laos (%) 0.95 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Latvia (%) 8.00 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Oct 2020
Lebanon (%) 11.35 2018 yearly 2004 - 2018
Lithuania (%) 10.40 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Oct 2020
Luxembourg (%) 6.28 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2020
Macau SAR, China (%) 2.70 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 1996 - Jan 2021
North Macedonia (%) 16.14 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Malawi (%) 6.60 2013 yearly 2005 - 2013
Malaysia (%) 5.40 May 2020 monthly Jan 2016 - May 2020
Malta (%) 4.60 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2020
Mauritius (%) 7.10 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2020
Mexico (%) 3.26 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2020
Moldova (%) 4.22 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2020
Mongolia (%) 7.57 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2006 - Dec 2020
Montenegro (%) 19.00 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Morocco (%) 12.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Mozambique (%) 3.24 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Myanmar (%) 1.79 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Nepal (%) 4.44 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Netherlands (%) 3.80 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2020
New Zealand (%) 4.90 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1986 - Dec 2020
Nigeria (%) 27.11 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
Norway (%) 5.20 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1989 - Sep 2020
Oman (%) 2.80 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2018 - Oct 2020
Pakistan (%) 5.79 2018 yearly 1980 - 2018
Palestinian Territory (%) 23.40 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Panama (%) 7.10 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Paraguay (%) 8.16 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Peru (%) 16.43 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2001 - Oct 2020
Philippines (%) 10.00 Jul 2020 quarterly Jul 1982 - Jul 2020
Poland (%) 6.10 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Oct 2020
Portugal (%) 7.50 Oct 2020 monthly Feb 1998 - Oct 2020
Qatar (%) 0.10 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Romania (%) 5.70 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
Russia (%) 6.35 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2020
Saudi Arabia (%) 8.98 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
Serbia (%) 9.90 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Singapore (%) 3.60 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1987 - Sep 2020
Slovakia (%) 7.35 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2020
Slovenia (%) 5.10 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1997 - Dec 2020
South Africa (%) 32.50 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Spain (%) 16.13 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1976 - Dec 2020
Sri Lanka (%) 5.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2012 - Dec 2020
Sudan (%) 20.30 2010 yearly 1993 - 2010
Sweden (%) 8.91 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1983 - Oct 2020
Switzerland (%) 5.01 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Dec 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.5 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -1,376.666 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 9,848.726 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 25.1 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
National Government Debt (USD mn) 33,629.9 Nov 2020 monthly Apr 2011 - Nov 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 77.1 Dec 2018 monthly Apr 2011 - Dec 2018
Forecast: Government Expenditure (TND bn) 62.530 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (TND bn) 189.512 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (TND bn) 52.356 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Government Revenue (TND mn) 42,254.300 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Government Revenue: OR: Tax: Indirect: Excise Duties (TND mn) 2,872.200 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
Government Revenue: OR: Tax: Direct (TND mn) 12,648.400 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
Government Surplus or Deficit (TND mn) -4,039.800 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Government Revenue: OR: Tax: Indirect: Value Added Tax (TND mn) 7,797.400 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
Government Expenditure (TND mn) 32,666.000 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Government Expenditure: Lending (TND mn) 100.000 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Government Expenditure: Capital (TND mn) 6,140.000 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Central Government Debt: Outstanding (TND mn) 91,772.700 Nov 2020 monthly Apr 2011 - Nov 2020
Central Government Debt: Outstanding: Foreign (TND mn) 60,638.300 Nov 2020 monthly Apr 2011 - Nov 2020
Central Government Debt: Outstanding: Domestic (TND mn) 31,134.400 Nov 2020 monthly Apr 2011 - Nov 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.000 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -404.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1959 - Feb 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,275.2 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Feb 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) -12.1 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Feb 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 46,183.963 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 72,683.486 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 3,279.748 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,679.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Feb 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) -13.7 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Feb 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 450,997.777 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 134,107.235 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 82.900 Sep 2020 monthly May 2002 - Sep 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 69.963 Sep 2020 monthly May 2002 - Sep 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 4.117 Nov 2020 monthly May 2002 - Nov 2020
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 171.911 Dec 2020 monthly May 1995 - Dec 2020
Exports: ytd: Spain (TND mn) 2,268.800 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2002 - Dec 2020
Exports: ytd: Libya (TND mn) 1,257.800 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2002 - Dec 2020
Exports: ytd: France (TND mn) 10,105.000 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2002 - Dec 2020
Exports: ytd: Italy (TND mn) 6,521.100 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2002 - Dec 2020
Exports: ytd: Germany (TND mn) 4,779.500 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2002 - Dec 2020
Imports: ytd: United States of America (TND mn) 1,489.600 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2002 - Dec 2020
Imports: ytd: Former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (TND mn) 3,496.000 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2002 - Dec 2020
Imports: ytd: France (TND mn) 6,589.100 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2002 - Dec 2020
Imports: ytd: Italy (TND mn) 7,319.500 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2002 - Dec 2020
Imports: ytd: Germany (TND mn) 3,562.500 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2002 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -587.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -8.4 2019 yearly 1976 - 2019
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 104.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.5 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Jun 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 0.000 2015 yearly 1976 - 2015
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 12.916 2019 yearly 1976 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.0 2019 yearly 1976 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 12.9 2019 yearly 1976 - 2019
External Debt (USD mn) 39,172.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 97.3 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 11,430.5 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 27.8 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -4.765 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -63,792.067 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Balance of Payments (BoP) (TND mn) 1,811.700 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account (TND mn) -1,610.700 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Merchandise: FOB (TND mn) -1,862.900 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Services (TND mn) -365.600 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Factor Income (TND mn) 432.700 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers (TND mn) 185.100 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2020
International Investment Position (IIP) (TND mn) -178,522.100 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (TND mn) 2,742.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
FDI: Energy (TND mn) 910.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
FDI: Tourism and Real Estate (TND mn) 134.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
FDI: Manufacturing (TND mn) 1,129.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
FDI: Others (TND mn) 569.000 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 14.5 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 0.0 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 3,519.743 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 15,134.937 Feb 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Feb 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 32,010.648 Feb 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Feb 2021
M2 Growth (%) 11.0 Feb 2021 monthly Feb 1995 - Feb 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 1.0 Jan 2021 monthly Oct 1964 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 8,190.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Feb 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 18.691 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 4.9 Feb 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Feb 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 234.266 Feb 2021 monthly Nov 1958 - Feb 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 14.3 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1980 - Nov 2020
Total Deposits (USD mn) 8,510.281 Nov 2020 monthly May 2002 - Nov 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 43,962.9 Feb 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 13.6 Feb 2021 monthly Feb 1995 - Feb 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 15.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2020
Total Loans (USD mn) 27,095.580 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 1995 - Dec 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 5.49 Sep 2020 monthly Feb 1996 - Sep 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 64.00 2019 yearly 1965 - 2019
Banking System Resources: M4: M3: M2: M1 (TND th) 41,220,000.000 Feb 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Feb 2021
Banking System Resources: M4: M3 (TND th) 89,545,000.000 Feb 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Feb 2021
Banking System Resources: M4: M3: M2 (TND th) 87,181,000.000 Feb 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Feb 2021
Gross International Reserves (TND th) 23,536,777.300 Feb 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Feb 2021
Gross International Reserves: Foreign Currency (TND th) 22,305,531.600 Feb 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Feb 2021
Gross International Reserves: Gold (TND th) 533,430.000 Feb 2019 monthly Feb 1994 - Feb 2019
Sight Deposits: Banks (TND th) 23,081,351.000 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1983 - Nov 2020
Non Performing Loans (TND mn) 9,850.000 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Bank Loans (TND mn) 73,285.416 Dec 2020 monthly Feb 1995 - Dec 2020

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