Burundi Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Burundi youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 3.39%, a 0.15% increase from 2020.
  • Burundi youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 3.25%, a 0.19% increase from 2019.
  • Burundi youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.06%, a 0.04% increase from 2018.
  • Burundi youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.02%, a 0.04% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Haiti 35.66%
Somalia 34.74%
Syrian Arab Republic 26.22%
Yemen 25.47%
Comoros 21.66%
South Sudan 20.97%
Afghanistan 20.23%
Tajikistan 17.38%
Mali 17.31%
Gambia 15.49%
Eritrea 14.62%
Guinea-Bissau 12.84%
Central African Republic 11.80%
Sierra Leone 10.77%
Democratic Republic of Congo 10.08%
Malawi 9.85%
Togo 9.71%
Nepal 9.50%
Guinea 8.24%
Mozambique 8.12%
Burkina Faso 7.72%
Zimbabwe 7.33%
North Korea 6.13%
Ethiopia 5.72%
Senegal 5.04%
Madagascar 4.82%
Tanzania 4.60%
Uganda 4.33%
Benin 3.92%
Burundi 3.39%
Liberia 3.23%
Rwanda 2.93%
Chad 2.44%
Niger 1.02%
Burundi Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 3.39% 0.15%
2020 3.25% 0.19%
2019 3.06% 0.04%
2018 3.02% 0.04%
2017 2.98% 0.04%
2016 2.94% 0.03%
2015 2.90% 0.07%
2014 2.83% -0.01%
2013 2.84% -0.02%
2012 2.86% -0.01%
2011 2.87% -0.01%
2010 2.88% -0.02%
2009 2.90% -0.01%
2008 2.91% 0.01%
2007 2.90% 0.02%
2006 2.88% -0.01%
2005 2.89% 0.02%
2004 2.88% -0.03%
2003 2.91% 0.01%
2002 2.90% -0.03%
2001 2.92% -0.03%
2000 2.96% -0.03%
1999 2.99% 0.00%
1998 2.99% -0.05%
1997 3.04% -0.04%
1996 3.09% -0.01%
1995 3.10% 0.00%
1994 3.10% -0.02%
1993 3.13% 0.03%
1992 3.10% 0.02%
1991 3.07% 0.02%