Brunei 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.
  • Brunei youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 30.03%, a 0.64% increase from 2018.
  • Brunei youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 29.39%, a 0.56% decline from 2017.
  • Brunei youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 29.95%, a 0.97% increase from 2016.
  • Brunei youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 28.98%, a 1.93% increase 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%
Brunei Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 30.03% 0.64%
2018 29.39% -0.56%
2017 29.95% 0.97%
2016 28.98% 1.93%
2015 27.06% 2.30%
2014 24.76% 0.09%
2013 24.67% 1.20%
2012 23.47% 1.14%
2011 22.32% 0.31%
2010 22.02% 0.73%
2009 21.28% 3.27%
2008 18.01% 0.16%
2007 17.85% -0.40%
2006 18.25% -0.68%
2005 18.93% -0.30%
2004 19.23% -0.19%
2003 19.42% 0.23%
2002 19.18% 0.49%
2001 18.70% 0.27%
2000 18.42% -0.14%
1999 18.56% 0.30%
1998 18.26% 0.28%
1997 17.98% 0.01%
1996 17.97% -0.06%
1995 18.03% 0.36%
1994 17.66% 0.59%
1993 17.07% 1.19%
1992 15.88% 0.64%
1991 15.24% 0.64%