Bhutan Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Bhutan unemployment rate for 2021 was 4.33%, a 0.68% increase from 2020.
  • Bhutan unemployment rate for 2020 was 3.65%, a 1.15% increase from 2019.
  • Bhutan unemployment rate for 2019 was 2.50%, a 0.06% increase from 2018.
  • Bhutan unemployment rate for 2018 was 2.44%, a 0.01% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Bangladesh 5.23%
Timor-Leste 5.07%
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Bhutan Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 4.33% 0.68%
2020 3.65% 1.15%
2019 2.50% 0.06%
2018 2.44% -0.01%
2017 2.45% -0.04%
2016 2.49% 0.04%
2015 2.45% -0.18%
2014 2.63% -0.24%
2013 2.87% 0.82%
2012 2.05% -1.18%
2011 3.23% -0.09%
2010 3.32% -0.64%
2009 3.96% 0.31%
2008 3.66% -0.05%
2007 3.70% 0.57%
2006 3.13% 0.03%
2005 3.10% 0.61%
2004 2.49% 0.69%
2003 1.80% -0.09%
2002 1.89% -0.01%
2001 1.90% 0.31%
2000 1.59% 0.19%
1999 1.40% 0.00%
1998 1.40% -0.01%
1997 1.41% -0.01%
1996 1.42% -0.03%
1995 1.45% 0.01%
1994 1.43% 0.02%
1993 1.41% -0.04%
1992 1.45% 0.04%
1991 1.41% 0.04%