Oman Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Oman unemployment rate for 2022 was 2.33%, a 0.19% decline from 2021.
  • Oman unemployment rate for 2021 was 2.51%, a 0.43% decline from 2020.
  • Oman unemployment rate for 2020 was 2.94%, a 1.09% increase from 2019.
  • Oman unemployment rate for 2019 was 1.85%, a 0.05% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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French Polynesia 13.10%
Spain 13.01%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 12.38%
New Caledonia 12.27%
Greece 12.16%
Bahamas 10.06%
Panama 8.79%
Barbados 8.20%
Italy 8.09%
Uruguay 7.84%
Chile 7.78%
France 7.45%
Sweden 7.36%
Brunei 7.20%
Cyprus 6.98%
Channel Islands 6.92%
Finland 6.80%
Croatia 6.75%
Argentina 6.49%
Latvia 6.43%
Guam 6.13%
Slovak Republic 6.09%
Puerto Rico 5.97%
Estonia 5.85%
Portugal 5.78%
Saudi Arabia 5.64%
Belgium 5.63%
Lithuania 5.57%
Canada 5.21%
Hong Kong 5.06%
Austria 4.71%
Luxembourg 4.70%
Ireland 4.36%
Switzerland 4.20%
Slovenia 4.18%
Denmark 4.17%
Trinidad and Tobago 3.98%
Iceland 3.81%
Australia 3.66%
United States 3.61%
United Kingdom 3.57%
Netherlands 3.54%
Israel 3.48%
Hungary 3.42%
New Zealand 3.25%
Norway 3.17%
Germany 2.99%
Malta 2.81%
South Korea 2.79%
Singapore 2.76%
UAE 2.75%
Japan 2.64%
Macao 2.63%
Poland 2.60%
Kuwait 2.48%
Czech Republic 2.37%
Oman 2.33%
Bahrain 1.40%
Qatar 0.10%
Oman Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 2.33% -0.19%
2021 2.51% -0.43%
2020 2.94% 1.09%
2019 1.85% 0.05%
2018 1.80% -0.77%
2017 2.57% -0.70%
2016 3.27% -0.11%
2015 3.38% -0.17%
2014 3.55% -0.05%
2013 3.60% -0.06%
2012 3.66% -0.21%
2011 3.87% -0.14%
2010 4.01% -0.05%
2009 4.06% -0.08%
2008 4.14% -0.05%
2007 4.19% 0.03%
2006 4.16% -0.04%
2005 4.19% -0.01%
2004 4.20% -0.06%
2003 4.26% 0.04%
2002 4.22% 0.11%
2001 4.11% 0.04%
2000 4.07% -0.10%
1999 4.17% 0.05%
1998 4.12% 0.07%
1997 4.05% -0.04%
1996 4.09% 0.04%
1995 4.05% -0.01%
1994 4.06% 0.05%
1993 4.01% 0.07%
1992 3.94% -0.01%
1991 3.95% -0.01%