Djibouti 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.
  • Djibouti youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 79.91%, a 1.15% decline from 2020.
  • Djibouti youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 81.06%, a 4.53% increase from 2019.
  • Djibouti youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 76.53%, a 0.2% increase from 2018.
  • Djibouti youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 76.33%, a 0.15% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
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%
Djibouti Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 79.91% -1.15%
2020 81.06% 4.53%
2019 76.53% 0.20%
2018 76.33% 0.15%
2017 76.19% 1.28%
2016 74.91% 1.12%
2015 73.78% 1.26%
2014 72.53% 1.18%
2013 71.35% 1.23%
2012 70.12% 1.32%
2011 68.80% 1.18%
2010 67.63% 1.97%
2009 65.65% 2.08%
2008 63.58% 1.73%
2007 61.85% 1.56%
2006 60.29% 1.37%
2005 58.92% 0.85%
2004 58.07% 0.86%
2003 57.21% 0.82%
2002 56.39% 0.68%
2001 55.71% 0.56%
2000 55.15% 0.78%
1999 54.37% 0.48%
1998 53.89% 0.43%
1997 53.46% 0.45%
1996 53.01% 0.62%
1995 52.39% 0.52%
1994 51.87% 0.43%
1993 51.44% 0.73%
1992 50.71% 0.26%
1991 50.45% 0.26%