Bahrain 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.
  • Bahrain youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.63%, a 0.65% increase from 2018.
  • Bahrain youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.98%, a 0.05% increase from 2017.
  • Bahrain youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 3.93%, a 0.65% decline from 2016.
  • Bahrain youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 4.58%, a 0.69% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
French Polynesia 36.92%
Greece 35.11%
New Caledonia 34.21%
Spain 32.90%
Barbados 30.22%
Brunei 30.03%
Italy 29.30%
Saudi Arabia 28.59%
Uruguay 27.05%
Argentina 25.35%
Bahamas 23.51%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 21.54%
Puerto Rico 19.74%
France 19.15%
Chile 18.97%
Portugal 18.45%
Croatia 17.82%
Sweden 17.78%
Finland 16.30%
Slovak Republic 16.21%
Channel Islands 15.86%
Kuwait 15.80%
Belgium 15.68%
Cyprus 15.62%
Luxembourg 14.89%
Guam 13.92%
Oman 13.19%
Ireland 13.07%
Estonia 12.56%
Lithuania 12.39%
Latvia 12.28%
Australia 12.06%
Poland 11.60%
United Kingdom 11.31%
New Zealand 11.23%
Hungary 11.09%
South Korea 10.97%
Canada 10.77%
Panama 10.04%
Hong Kong 10.03%
Denmark 9.82%
Norway 9.33%
Singapore 9.29%
Slovenia 9.11%
United States 8.54%
Austria 8.37%
Malta 8.24%
Iceland 7.80%
Switzerland 7.40%
UAE 7.34%
Israel 7.26%
Czech Republic 6.38%
Trinidad and Tobago 6.37%
Netherlands 6.35%
Macao 5.73%
Germany 5.42%
Bahrain 4.63%
Japan 3.67%
Qatar 0.38%
Bahrain Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 4.63% 0.65%
2018 3.98% 0.05%
2017 3.93% -0.65%
2016 4.58% -0.69%
2015 5.27% 0.02%
2014 5.26% -0.36%
2013 5.62% 0.29%
2012 5.33% -0.26%
2011 5.59% 0.59%
2010 5.00% 0.32%
2009 4.68% 1.73%
2008 2.95% 0.05%
2007 2.90% -0.53%
2006 3.43% -0.51%
2005 3.94% -0.70%
2004 4.64% 0.22%
2003 4.42% 0.01%
2002 4.40% -0.76%
2001 5.17% 0.03%
2000 5.14% -0.50%
1999 5.64% 1.00%
1998 4.64% 0.04%
1997 4.60% -0.33%
1996 4.93% -0.14%
1995 5.06% 0.36%
1994 4.71% -0.15%
1993 4.85% 1.12%
1992 3.73% -0.20%
1991 3.94% -0.20%