Burundi Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

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 2.62%, a 0.03% decline from 2018.
  • Burundi youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 2.65%, a 0.05% decline from 2017.
  • Burundi youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 2.70%, a 0.04% decline from 2016.
  • Burundi youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 2.74%, a 0.04% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Haiti 29.67%
Yemen 24.24%
Syrian Arab Republic 20.84%
Somalia 19.82%
South Sudan 18.57%
Comoros 18.29%
Afghanistan 17.22%
Mali 16.66%
Tajikistan 12.88%
Gambia 12.44%
Eritrea 10.90%
Togo 8.89%
Sierra Leone 8.88%
Zimbabwe 8.13%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 7.75%
Senegal 7.66%
Burkina Faso 7.64%
Malawi 7.40%
Mozambique 6.72%
Central African Republic 6.55%
North Korea 5.88%
Guinea 5.04%
Benin 4.88%
Guinea-Bissau 4.59%
Nepal 4.57%
Tanzania 3.48%
Chad 3.26%
Ethiopia 3.17%
Madagascar 3.12%
Burundi 2.62%
Uganda 2.48%
Liberia 2.12%
Rwanda 1.66%
Niger 0.60%
Burundi Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 2.62% -0.03%
2018 2.65% -0.05%
2017 2.70% -0.04%
2016 2.74% -0.04%
2015 2.78% -0.04%
2014 2.82% -0.08%
2013 2.90% -0.01%
2012 2.91% -0.02%
2011 2.93% -0.03%
2010 2.96% 0.01%
2009 2.95% 0.20%
2008 2.75% -0.03%
2007 2.78% -0.09%
2006 2.87% -0.11%
2005 2.98% -0.06%
2004 3.04% -0.05%
2003 3.09% -0.01%
2002 3.10% 0.03%
2001 3.07% -0.03%
2000 3.10% -0.06%
1999 3.16% 0.02%
1998 3.14% 0.02%
1997 3.12% 0.00%
1996 3.12% -0.02%
1995 3.14% -0.02%
1994 3.16% 0.01%
1993 3.15% 0.08%
1992 3.07% 0.06%
1991 3.01% 0.06%