Bhutan Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Bhutan unemployment rate for 2018 was 2.20%, a 0.03% increase from 2017.
  • Bhutan unemployment rate for 2017 was 2.17%, a 0.17% decline from 2016.
  • Bhutan unemployment rate for 2016 was 2.34%, a 0.11% decline from 2015.
  • Bhutan unemployment rate for 2015 was 2.45%, a 0.18% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Bolivia 3.26%
Pakistan 3.04%
Timor-Leste 3.00%
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Bhutan 2.20%
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Bhutan Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 2.20% 0.03%
2017 2.17% -0.17%
2016 2.34% -0.11%
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% 0.49%
2008 3.47% -0.23%
2007 3.70% 0.57%
2006 3.13% 0.03%
2005 3.10% 0.61%
2004 2.49% 0.69%
2003 1.80% -0.07%
2002 1.87% -0.03%
2001 1.90% 0.19%
2000 1.71% 0.31%
1999 1.40% 0.00%
1998 1.40% -0.01%
1997 1.41% 0.08%
1996 1.33% 0.00%
1995 1.33% 0.06%
1994 1.27% -0.04%
1993 1.30% 0.09%
1992 1.22% -0.08%
1991 1.30% -0.08%