Bhutan Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Bhutan unemployment rate for 2020 was 3.74%, a 1.47% increase from 2019.
  • Bhutan unemployment rate for 2019 was 2.27%, a 0.03% decline from 2018.
  • Bhutan unemployment rate for 2018 was 2.30%, a 0.06% decline from 2017.
  • Bhutan unemployment rate for 2017 was 2.36%, a 0.06% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Bhutan Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 3.74% 1.47%
2019 2.27% -0.03%
2018 2.30% -0.06%
2017 2.36% -0.06%
2016 2.42% -0.03%
2015 2.45% -0.18%
2014 2.63% -0.24%
2013 2.87% 0.82%
2012 2.05% -1.18%
2011 3.23% -0.09%
2010 3.32% -0.64%
2009 3.96% 0.28%
2008 3.68% -0.02%
2007 3.70% 0.57%
2006 3.13% 0.03%
2005 3.10% 0.61%
2004 2.49% 0.69%
2003 1.80% -0.06%
2002 1.86% -0.04%
2001 1.90% 0.26%
2000 1.64% 0.24%
1999 1.40% 0.00%
1998 1.40% 0.00%
1997 1.40% 0.00%
1996 1.40% 0.00%
1995 1.40% 0.00%
1994 1.40% 0.01%
1993 1.39% 0.03%
1992 1.36% 0.02%
1991 1.34% 0.02%