Tajikistan 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.
  • Tajikistan youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 17.38%, a 0.39% increase from 2020.
  • Tajikistan youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 16.99%, a 0.88% increase from 2019.
  • Tajikistan youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 16.11%, a 0.02% decline from 2018.
  • Tajikistan youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 16.13%, a 0.1% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Haiti 35.66%
Somalia 34.74%
Syrian Arab Republic 26.22%
Yemen 25.47%
Comoros 21.66%
South Sudan 20.97%
Afghanistan 20.23%
Tajikistan 17.38%
Mali 17.31%
Gambia 15.49%
Eritrea 14.62%
Guinea-Bissau 12.84%
Central African Republic 11.80%
Sierra Leone 10.77%
Democratic Republic of Congo 10.08%
Malawi 9.85%
Togo 9.71%
Nepal 9.50%
Guinea 8.24%
Mozambique 8.12%
Burkina Faso 7.72%
Zimbabwe 7.33%
North Korea 6.13%
Ethiopia 5.72%
Senegal 5.04%
Madagascar 4.82%
Tanzania 4.60%
Uganda 4.33%
Benin 3.92%
Burundi 3.39%
Liberia 3.23%
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Chad 2.44%
Niger 1.02%
Tajikistan Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 17.38% 0.39%
2020 16.99% 0.88%
2019 16.11% -0.02%
2018 16.13% -0.10%
2017 16.23% -0.23%
2016 16.46% -1.76%
2015 18.22% -1.88%
2014 20.10% -1.49%
2013 21.59% -1.58%
2012 23.17% -0.74%
2011 23.90% -1.48%
2010 25.38% -1.21%
2009 26.60% 0.70%
2008 25.90% -0.14%
2007 26.04% -1.26%
2006 27.29% -0.92%
2005 28.22% -1.57%
2004 29.79% -0.71%
2003 30.49% -0.81%
2002 31.30% -0.75%
2001 32.05% -0.16%
2000 32.21% -1.15%
1999 33.35% -1.95%
1998 35.30% 5.42%
1997 29.88% 0.91%
1996 28.97% 6.60%
1995 22.37% 2.97%
1994 19.40% 5.45%
1993 13.95% 9.23%
1992 4.72% 0.48%
1991 4.24% 0.48%