Bhutan 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.
  • Bhutan youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 18.75%, a 4.79% increase from 2020.
  • Bhutan youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 13.96%, a 2.94% increase from 2019.
  • Bhutan youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 11.02%, a 0.41% increase from 2018.
  • Bhutan youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 10.61%, a 0.24% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Djibouti 79.91%
Eswatini 50.90%
Republic of Congo 42.33%
West Bank and Gaza 39.62%
Tunisia 38.32%
Lesotho 37.44%
Sudan 35.62%
Cabo Verde 34.30%
Georgia 28.30%
India 28.26%
Morocco 27.20%
Sri Lanka 26.06%
Zambia 26.05%
Egypt 24.25%
Mauritania 23.01%
Sao Tome and Principe 22.94%
Mongolia 21.01%
Nigeria 19.61%
Kyrgyz Republic 19.28%
Bhutan 18.75%
Angola 18.52%
Bolivia 17.44%
Ukraine 16.45%
Indonesia 16.05%
Uzbekistan 15.95%
Honduras 15.50%
Bangladesh 14.71%
Kenya 13.84%
Timor-Leste 13.84%
El Salvador 13.74%
Nicaragua 11.60%
Ghana 9.59%
Pakistan 9.41%
Moldova 8.60%
Philippines 7.31%
Vietnam 7.24%
Cameroon 6.64%
Myanmar 6.40%
Vanuatu 5.40%
Papua New Guinea 5.25%
Lao PDR 3.32%
Solomon Islands 1.93%
Cambodia 1.82%
Bhutan Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 18.75% 4.79%
2020 13.96% 2.94%
2019 11.02% 0.41%
2018 10.61% 0.24%
2017 10.38% 0.15%
2016 10.22% 0.35%
2015 9.88% 0.99%
2014 8.89% -0.28%
2013 9.17% 2.30%
2012 6.87% -1.91%
2011 8.77% 0.14%
2010 8.63% -3.59%
2009 12.21% 1.05%
2008 11.16% 0.27%
2007 10.89% 1.58%
2006 9.30% 0.17%
2005 9.13% 1.86%
2004 7.27% 2.04%
2003 5.23% -0.23%
2002 5.46% -0.06%
2001 5.52% 0.81%
2000 4.71% 0.55%
1999 4.16% -0.06%
1998 4.23% -0.03%
1997 4.26% -0.05%
1996 4.31% -0.08%
1995 4.39% 0.07%
1994 4.32% 0.09%
1993 4.23% -0.05%
1992 4.29% 0.13%
1991 4.16% 0.13%