Burundi Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Burundi youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 2.69%, a 0.02% decline from 2018.
  • Burundi youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 2.71%, a 0.05% decline from 2017.
  • Burundi youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 2.76%, a 0.06% decline from 2016.
  • Burundi youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 2.82%, a 0.04% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Haiti 30.66%
Yemen 24.04%
Syrian Arab Republic 20.94%
Tajikistan 20.82%
South Sudan 18.78%
Afghanistan 17.43%
Somalia 16.99%
Mali 14.74%
Gambia 12.47%
Comoros 9.88%
Sierra Leone 8.97%
Eritrea 8.76%
Burkina Faso 8.31%
Senegal 8.21%
Zimbabwe 8.09%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 7.98%
Malawi 7.52%
Mozambique 6.87%
North Korea 6.39%
Central African Republic 5.71%
Guinea 5.32%
Benin 4.40%
Guinea-Bissau 3.91%
Tanzania 3.57%
Togo 3.47%
Ethiopia 3.23%
Madagascar 3.09%
Chad 3.09%
Uganda 2.70%
Burundi 2.69%
Liberia 2.31%
Nepal 2.30%
Rwanda 1.71%
Niger 0.64%
Burundi Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 2.69% -0.02%
2018 2.71% -0.05%
2017 2.76% -0.06%
2016 2.82% -0.04%
2015 2.86% 0.04%
2014 2.82% -0.08%
2013 2.90% -0.03%
2012 2.94% -0.03%
2011 2.97% -0.04%
2010 3.01% 0.01%
2009 2.99% 0.24%
2008 2.76% -0.03%
2007 2.79% -0.10%
2006 2.89% -0.14%
2005 3.03% -0.07%
2004 3.10% -0.06%
2003 3.17% 0.00%
2002 3.16% 0.05%
2001 3.11% -0.01%
2000 3.12% -0.04%
1999 3.16% 0.06%
1998 3.10% -0.05%
1997 3.15% -0.08%
1996 3.22% 0.01%
1995 3.22% 0.01%
1994 3.21% 0.00%
1993 3.21% 0.15%
1992 3.06% 0.09%
1991 2.97% 0.09%