Kyrgyz Republic 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.
  • Kyrgyz Republic youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 19.28%, a 1.25% increase from 2020.
  • Kyrgyz Republic youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 18.04%, a 2.87% increase from 2019.
  • Kyrgyz Republic youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 15.17%, a 0.17% increase from 2018.
  • Kyrgyz Republic youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 15.00%, a 0.19% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Kyrgyz Republic 19.28%
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Kyrgyz Republic Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 19.28% 1.25%
2020 18.04% 2.87%
2019 15.17% 0.17%
2018 15.00% 0.19%
2017 14.81% -0.73%
2016 15.54% 0.52%
2015 15.02% 1.05%
2014 13.97% 0.57%
2013 13.40% -4.12%
2012 17.51% 1.02%
2011 16.50% -0.02%
2010 16.52% -0.23%
2009 16.75% 1.07%
2008 15.67% 0.86%
2007 14.82% 0.29%
2006 14.52% 0.04%
2005 14.48% -0.75%
2004 15.24% -1.32%
2003 16.56% -3.53%
2002 20.09% 7.51%
2001 12.58% 0.41%
2000 12.17% -1.49%
1999 13.66% -0.92%
1998 14.58% 2.31%
1997 12.26% 0.24%
1996 12.03% 2.65%
1995 9.37% 1.36%
1994 8.01% 2.20%
1993 5.81% 3.92%
1992 1.89% 0.17%
1991 1.72% 0.17%