Myanmar 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.
  • Myanmar youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 6.40%, a 3.91% increase from 2020.
  • Myanmar youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 2.49%, a 1% increase from 2019.
  • Myanmar youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 1.49%, a 0.47% decline from 2018.
  • Myanmar youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 1.96%, a 1.97% decline 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%
Myanmar Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 6.40% 3.91%
2020 2.49% 1.00%
2019 1.49% -0.47%
2018 1.96% -1.97%
2017 3.93% 1.20%
2016 2.73% 1.15%
2015 1.58% -0.02%
2014 1.59% -0.01%
2013 1.60% -0.02%
2012 1.62% -0.02%
2011 1.64% 0.02%
2010 1.63% 0.01%
2009 1.62% 0.01%
2008 1.61% 0.03%
2007 1.58% 0.03%
2006 1.55% 0.03%
2005 1.53% 0.02%
2004 1.51% 0.02%
2003 1.49% 0.00%
2002 1.49% 0.01%
2001 1.48% 0.04%
2000 1.44% -0.02%
1999 1.46% -0.05%
1998 1.51% 0.00%
1997 1.51% 0.01%
1996 1.49% 0.01%
1995 1.48% 0.01%
1994 1.47% -0.01%
1993 1.48% 0.06%
1992 1.42% -0.13%
1991 1.55% -0.13%