Bahamas 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.
  • Bahamas youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 30.78%, a 0.73% increase from 2020.
  • Bahamas youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 30.05%, a 5.6% increase from 2019.
  • Bahamas youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 24.45%, a 0.17% increase from 2018.
  • Bahamas youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 24.27%, a 2.92% 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%
Bahamas Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 30.78% 0.73%
2020 30.05% 5.60%
2019 24.45% 0.17%
2018 24.27% 2.92%
2017 21.36% -4.19%
2016 25.55% 0.92%
2015 24.62% -4.20%
2014 28.83% -5.60%
2013 34.43% 4.03%
2012 30.40% 3.29%
2011 27.11% 0.57%
2010 26.54% 0.44%
2009 26.10% 9.07%
2008 17.03% -1.82%
2007 18.85% 2.55%
2006 16.29% -3.82%
2005 20.11% -1.39%
2004 21.49% -2.76%
2003 24.25% 4.20%
2002 20.05% 5.08%
2001 14.98% -0.41%
2000 15.38% -0.25%
1999 15.63% -0.21%
1998 15.84% -6.67%
1997 22.51% -1.54%
1996 24.05% 3.12%
1995 20.94% -4.29%
1994 25.23% 2.08%
1993 23.15% -3.94%
1992 27.09% 4.35%
1991 22.75% 4.35%