Bahrain 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.
  • Bahrain youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.31%, a 0.39% increase from 2018.
  • Bahrain youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 6.92%, a 0.57% increase from 2017.
  • Bahrain youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 6.35%, a 0.27% increase from 2016.
  • Bahrain youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 6.08%, a 0.24% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
New Caledonia 39.33%
French Polynesia 37.78%
Greece 35.11%
Spain 32.61%
Barbados 30.15%
Saudi Arabia 29.63%
Uruguay 29.40%
Italy 29.22%
Argentina 25.97%
Bahamas 24.50%
Brunei 21.70%
Puerto Rico 20.43%
Sweden 20.22%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 19.88%
Chile 19.62%
France 19.54%
Portugal 18.29%
Finland 17.09%
Luxembourg 16.82%
Croatia 16.62%
Slovak Republic 16.11%
Cyprus 16.04%
Kuwait 15.73%
Guam 15.54%
Channel Islands 15.34%
Belgium 14.25%
Panama 13.03%
Ireland 12.56%
Latvia 12.48%
Lithuania 11.87%
Australia 11.84%
Oman 11.55%
Singapore 11.50%
Hungary 11.40%
New Zealand 11.16%
Estonia 11.09%
United Kingdom 11.08%
Canada 11.04%
Denmark 10.05%
Norway 9.88%
Poland 9.84%
South Korea 9.82%
Malta 9.16%
Trinidad and Tobago 9.12%
Hong Kong 8.57%
Austria 8.51%
Iceland 8.48%
United States 8.30%
Slovenia 8.15%
Switzerland 7.98%
Bahrain 7.31%
UAE 7.19%
Netherlands 6.77%
Israel 6.68%
Germany 5.75%
Czech Republic 5.63%
Macao 4.95%
Japan 3.89%
Qatar 0.47%
Bahrain Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 7.31% 0.39%
2018 6.92% 0.57%
2017 6.35% 0.27%
2016 6.08% 0.24%
2015 5.84% 0.49%
2014 5.35% 0.15%
2013 5.20% -0.13%
2012 5.33% 0.14%
2011 5.19% 0.19%
2010 5.00% 0.20%
2009 4.80% 0.17%
2008 4.63% 0.25%
2007 4.38% 0.15%
2006 4.23% 0.21%
2005 4.02% 0.23%
2004 3.79% 0.01%
2003 3.78% -0.11%
2002 3.89% 0.13%
2001 3.76% 0.25%
2000 3.51% 0.02%
1999 3.49% -0.09%
1998 3.58% -0.07%
1997 3.65% 0.17%
1996 3.48% 0.00%
1995 3.48% 0.19%
1994 3.29% 0.23%
1993 3.06% -0.22%
1992 3.28% -0.19%
1991 3.47% -0.19%