Djibouti 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.
  • Djibouti youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 21.57%, a 0.05% decline from 2018.
  • Djibouti youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 21.62%, a 0.12% decline from 2017.
  • Djibouti youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 21.74%, a 0.14% decline from 2016.
  • Djibouti youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 21.88%, a 0.02% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Eswatini 46.22%
West Bank and Gaza 40.04%
Tunisia 35.78%
Lesotho 34.41%
Sudan 32.12%
Georgia 29.93%
Cabo Verde 27.82%
Egypt 26.54%
India 23.01%
Zambia 22.63%
Morocco 22.29%
Congo, Rep. 21.58%
Djibouti 21.57%
Mauritania 20.98%
Sri Lanka 20.79%
Sao Tome and Principe 20.06%
Nigeria 17.69%
Angola 16.26%
Mongolia 15.96%
Ukraine 15.53%
Kyrgyz Republic 14.79%
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%
Ghana 8.72%
Pakistan 7.81%
Kenya 7.17%
Bolivia 6.70%
Philippines 6.67%
Vietnam 6.64%
Cameroon 5.73%
Papua New Guinea 4.25%
Vanuatu 4.17%
Lao PDR 1.67%
Myanmar 1.50%
Solomon Islands 1.11%
Cambodia 0.37%
Djibouti Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 21.57% -0.05%
2018 21.62% -0.12%
2017 21.74% -0.14%
2016 21.88% -0.02%
2015 21.90% 0.07%
2014 21.83% 0.02%
2013 21.81% 0.18%
2012 21.63% 0.20%
2011 21.43% 0.22%
2010 21.21% 0.42%
2009 20.79% 0.87%
2008 19.92% 0.14%
2007 19.78% -0.03%
2006 19.81% -0.08%
2005 19.89% -0.03%
2004 19.92% 0.04%
2003 19.88% 0.17%
2002 19.71% 0.24%
2001 19.47% 0.05%
2000 19.42% 0.07%
1999 19.35% 0.18%
1998 19.17% 0.07%
1997 19.10% 0.05%
1996 19.05% 0.07%
1995 18.98% 0.08%
1994 18.90% 0.16%
1993 18.74% 0.32%
1992 18.42% 0.18%
1991 18.24% 0.18%