Brunei 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.
  • Brunei youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 21.70%, a 9.81% decline from 2018.
  • Brunei youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 31.51%, a 1.56% increase from 2017.
  • Brunei youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 29.95%, a 1.4% increase from 2016.
  • Brunei youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 28.55%, a 2.01% 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%
Brunei Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 21.70% -9.81%
2018 31.51% 1.56%
2017 29.95% 1.40%
2016 28.55% 2.01%
2015 26.54% 1.78%
2014 24.76% 1.03%
2013 23.73% 1.17%
2012 22.56% 0.90%
2011 21.66% 0.37%
2010 21.29% -0.13%
2009 21.42% -0.05%
2008 21.47% 0.60%
2007 20.87% 0.81%
2006 20.06% 0.21%
2005 19.85% 0.48%
2004 19.37% 0.63%
2003 18.74% 0.14%
2002 18.60% 0.31%
2001 18.29% 0.27%
2000 18.02% 0.25%
1999 17.77% 0.07%
1998 17.70% 0.51%
1997 17.19% 0.62%
1996 16.57% 0.12%
1995 16.45% 0.25%
1994 16.20% 0.51%
1993 15.69% 0.44%
1992 15.25% -0.02%
1991 15.27% -0.02%