Vietnam 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.
  • Vietnam youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 7.24%, a 0.05% decline from 2020.
  • Vietnam youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 7.29%, a 0.56% increase from 2019.
  • Vietnam youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.74%, a 2.19% increase from 2018.
  • Vietnam youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.55%, a 2.49% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Djibouti 79.91%
Eswatini 50.90%
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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%
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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%
Vietnam Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 7.24% -0.05%
2020 7.29% 0.56%
2019 6.74% 2.19%
2018 4.55% -2.49%
2017 7.03% 0.28%
2016 6.75% 0.47%
2015 6.28% 1.62%
2014 4.66% 0.14%
2013 4.53% 0.93%
2012 3.60% 0.42%
2011 3.18% -0.20%
2010 3.38% -1.02%
2009 4.40% -0.80%
2008 5.20% -0.66%
2007 5.86% 0.41%
2006 5.45% 0.47%
2005 4.98% 0.42%
2004 4.56% -0.20%
2003 4.76% 0.29%
2002 4.47% -1.29%
2001 5.76% 0.78%
2000 4.98% 0.09%
1999 4.89% 0.05%
1998 4.84% -1.36%
1997 6.20% 2.02%
1996 4.18% 0.07%
1995 4.11% -0.02%
1994 4.13% -0.03%
1993 4.17% 0.11%
1992 4.05% -0.24%
1991 4.30% -0.24%