Kyrgyz Republic 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.
  • Kyrgyz Republic youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 14.35%, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • Kyrgyz Republic youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 14.35%, a 0.48% decline from 2017.
  • Kyrgyz Republic youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 14.83%, a 0.72% decline from 2016.
  • Kyrgyz Republic youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 15.55%, a 0.54% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Kyrgyz Republic Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 14.35% 0.00%
2018 14.35% -0.48%
2017 14.83% -0.72%
2016 15.55% 0.54%
2015 15.02% 1.05%
2014 13.96% 0.58%
2013 13.39% -4.08%
2012 17.46% 1.00%
2011 16.46% -0.06%
2010 16.52% -0.24%
2009 16.76% 1.02%
2008 15.74% 0.86%
2007 14.88% 0.35%
2006 14.54% 0.04%
2005 14.50% -0.74%
2004 15.24% -1.55%
2003 16.79% -3.31%
2002 20.09% 7.20%
2001 12.90% 0.44%
2000 12.46% -1.36%
1999 13.82% -0.79%
1998 14.61% 2.22%
1997 12.39% 0.28%
1996 12.12% 2.55%
1995 9.57% 1.34%
1994 8.23% 2.14%
1993 6.09% 3.81%
1992 2.28% 0.19%
1991 2.09% 0.19%