Bahrain 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.
  • Bahrain youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 9.90%, a 1.92% increase from 2020.
  • Bahrain youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 7.97%, a 1.67% increase from 2019.
  • Bahrain youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.31%, a 0.27% increase from 2018.
  • Bahrain youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 6.04%, a 0.23% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
New Caledonia 40.97%
French Polynesia 38.91%
Spain 36.93%
Greece 36.87%
Uruguay 32.86%
Italy 30.92%
Bahamas 30.78%
Barbados 30.58%
Panama 29.96%
Argentina 29.89%
Saudi Arabia 28.84%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 27.02%
Kuwait 25.48%
Sweden 24.54%
Croatia 23.63%
Brunei 23.41%
Portugal 23.13%
Slovak Republic 21.47%
Chile 21.39%
France 20.09%
Belgium 19.57%
Lithuania 19.02%
Puerto Rico 18.47%
Finland 18.05%
Ireland 17.43%
Estonia 17.14%
Channel Islands 15.78%
Latvia 15.53%
Guam 15.31%
Luxembourg 15.23%
Hong Kong 14.97%
Oman 14.58%
Canada 14.04%
Slovenia 13.91%
Hungary 13.52%
Poland 13.42%
Iceland 13.36%
United Kingdom 13.23%
Norway 13.02%
Trinidad and Tobago 12.68%
Cyprus 11.83%
New Zealand 11.39%
Austria 11.37%
Australia 10.80%
UAE 10.67%
Denmark 10.13%
Bahrain 9.90%
Malta 9.78%
Netherlands 9.61%
United States 9.57%
Macao 9.24%
Singapore 9.12%
Switzerland 9.11%
Israel 8.79%
South Korea 7.78%
Czech Republic 7.62%
Germany 6.95%
Japan 4.36%
Qatar 1.08%
Bahrain Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 9.90% 1.92%
2020 7.97% 1.67%
2019 6.31% 0.27%
2018 6.04% 0.23%
2017 5.81% 0.14%
2016 5.67% 0.05%
2015 5.62% 0.14%
2014 5.48% 0.10%
2013 5.38% 0.03%
2012 5.35% 0.10%
2011 5.25% 0.22%
2010 5.03% 0.19%
2009 4.84% 0.23%
2008 4.62% 0.16%
2007 4.46% 0.03%
2006 4.42% -0.04%
2005 4.46% 0.11%
2004 4.35% 0.05%
2003 4.30% -0.04%
2002 4.33% -0.07%
2001 4.41% -0.11%
2000 4.51% 0.03%
1999 4.48% 0.02%
1998 4.46% -0.04%
1997 4.50% -0.02%
1996 4.52% -0.05%
1995 4.57% 0.02%
1994 4.54% 0.27%
1993 4.27% -0.08%
1992 4.35% 0.06%
1991 4.30% 0.06%