Bhutan 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.
  • Bhutan youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 10.50%, a 0.59% increase from 2018.
  • Bhutan youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 9.91%, a 0.1% increase from 2017.
  • Bhutan youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 9.81%, a 0.05% increase from 2016.
  • Bhutan youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 9.76%, a 0.1% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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West Bank and Gaza 41.96%
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Sudan 31.45%
Egypt 31.05%
Georgia 30.49%
Cabo Verde 28.01%
India 23.34%
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Zambia 21.41%
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Djibouti 20.85%
Sao Tome and Principe 20.70%
Ukraine 18.83%
Indonesia 17.04%
Mongolia 16.31%
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Mauritania 14.77%
Kyrgyz Republic 14.35%
Nigeria 13.96%
Nicaragua 12.97%
Timor-Leste 12.63%
Moldova 12.49%
Bangladesh 11.87%
Uzbekistan 11.59%
Bhutan 10.50%
Honduras 10.28%
El Salvador 9.55%
Ghana 9.16%
Pakistan 8.88%
Vanuatu 8.76%
Vietnam 7.29%
Kenya 7.24%
Bolivia 6.91%
Philippines 6.19%
Cameroon 5.82%
Papua New Guinea 4.49%
Myanmar 4.00%
Lao PDR 1.71%
Cambodia 1.10%
Solomon Islands 1.07%
Bhutan Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 10.50% 0.59%
2018 9.91% 0.10%
2017 9.81% 0.05%
2016 9.76% 0.10%
2015 9.67% 0.90%
2014 8.76% -0.25%
2013 9.01% 2.20%
2012 6.81% -1.95%
2011 8.75% 0.29%
2010 8.46% -3.82%
2009 12.28% 1.04%
2008 11.24% 0.08%
2007 11.16% 1.63%
2006 9.54% 0.21%
2005 9.32% 1.67%
2004 7.65% 1.92%
2003 5.73% -0.19%
2002 5.92% -0.15%
2001 6.07% 0.71%
2000 5.36% 0.68%
1999 4.68% -0.02%
1998 4.70% -0.02%
1997 4.72% -0.02%
1996 4.74% 0.03%
1995 4.71% 0.07%
1994 4.64% 0.10%
1993 4.54% 0.16%
1992 4.38% 0.10%
1991 4.28% 0.10%