Djibouti 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.
  • Djibouti youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 20.85%, a 0.19% increase from 2018.
  • Djibouti youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 20.66%, a 0.12% decline from 2017.
  • Djibouti youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 20.78%, a 0.12% decline from 2016.
  • Djibouti youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 20.90%, a 0.02% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Eswatini 46.55%
West Bank and Gaza 41.96%
Tunisia 36.26%
Lesotho 33.68%
Sudan 31.45%
Egypt 31.05%
Georgia 30.49%
Cabo Verde 28.01%
India 23.34%
Morocco 22.08%
Zambia 21.41%
Congo, Rep. 21.37%
Sri Lanka 21.23%
Djibouti 20.85%
Sao Tome and Principe 20.70%
Ukraine 18.83%
Indonesia 17.04%
Mongolia 16.31%
Angola 15.98%
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%
Djibouti Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 20.85% 0.19%
2018 20.66% -0.12%
2017 20.78% -0.12%
2016 20.90% -0.02%
2015 20.92% 0.03%
2014 20.89% -0.01%
2013 20.90% 0.22%
2012 20.68% 0.26%
2011 20.42% 0.13%
2010 20.29% 0.46%
2009 19.83% 1.05%
2008 18.78% 0.14%
2007 18.64% -0.08%
2006 18.72% -0.15%
2005 18.88% -0.03%
2004 18.91% 0.03%
2003 18.88% 0.17%
2002 18.71% 0.24%
2001 18.47% 0.07%
2000 18.40% 0.09%
1999 18.31% 0.16%
1998 18.15% 0.03%
1997 18.12% 0.02%
1996 18.10% 0.15%
1995 17.95% 0.13%
1994 17.82% 0.09%
1993 17.74% 0.39%
1992 17.34% 0.11%
1991 17.23% 0.11%