Brunei 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.
  • Brunei youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 23.41%, a 0.35% increase from 2020.
  • Brunei youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 23.05%, a 1.64% increase from 2019.
  • Brunei youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 21.42%, a 10.01% decline from 2018.
  • Brunei youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 31.43%, a 1.83% 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%
Brunei Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 23.41% 0.35%
2020 23.05% 1.64%
2019 21.42% -10.01%
2018 31.43% 1.83%
2017 29.60% 2.00%
2016 27.60% 1.28%
2015 26.31% 1.90%
2014 24.42% 0.88%
2013 23.54% 0.56%
2012 22.98% 0.59%
2011 22.39% 1.04%
2010 21.36% 1.07%
2009 20.29% 0.55%
2008 19.74% 0.28%
2007 19.45% 0.05%
2006 19.40% 0.87%
2005 18.53% 0.59%
2004 17.93% 0.32%
2003 17.62% 0.39%
2002 17.22% 0.54%
2001 16.68% 0.37%
2000 16.31% 0.56%
1999 15.76% 0.80%
1998 14.96% 0.50%
1997 14.45% 0.05%
1996 14.40% 0.22%
1995 14.18% 0.56%
1994 13.62% 0.61%
1993 13.01% 0.06%
1992 12.94% 0.41%
1991 12.53% 0.41%