Bhutan 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.
  • Bhutan youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 10.03%, a 0.13% increase from 2018.
  • Bhutan youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 9.90%, a 0.05% increase from 2017.
  • Bhutan youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 9.85%, a 0.04% increase from 2016.
  • Bhutan youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 9.81%, a 0.14% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Cabo Verde 27.82%
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Indonesia 13.37%
Timor-Leste 12.31%
Bangladesh 12.13%
Uzbekistan 11.31%
Honduras 10.55%
Moldova 10.51%
Bhutan 10.03%
Nicaragua 9.94%
El Salvador 9.46%
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Bolivia 6.70%
Philippines 6.67%
Vietnam 6.64%
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Bhutan Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 10.03% 0.13%
2018 9.90% 0.05%
2017 9.85% 0.04%
2016 9.81% 0.14%
2015 9.67% 0.91%
2014 8.76% -0.25%
2013 9.01% 2.20%
2012 6.81% -1.94%
2011 8.75% 0.29%
2010 8.46% -3.82%
2009 12.28% 0.89%
2008 11.39% 0.11%
2007 11.28% 1.71%
2006 9.57% 0.21%
2005 9.36% 1.67%
2004 7.69% 1.91%
2003 5.78% -0.18%
2002 5.96% -0.14%
2001 6.10% 0.71%
2000 5.39% 0.68%
1999 4.71% -0.01%
1998 4.72% -0.02%
1997 4.74% -0.03%
1996 4.77% 0.01%
1995 4.76% 0.07%
1994 4.69% 0.10%
1993 4.59% 0.15%
1992 4.44% 0.08%
1991 4.36% 0.08%