Kyrgyz Republic 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.
  • Kyrgyz Republic youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 14.79%, a 0.03% decline from 2018.
  • Kyrgyz Republic youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 14.82%, a 0.01% 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 0.53% 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 14.79% -0.03%
2018 14.82% -0.01%
2017 14.83% -0.72%
2016 15.55% 0.53%
2015 15.02% 1.06%
2014 13.96% 0.57%
2013 13.39% -4.07%
2012 17.46% 1.00%
2011 16.46% -0.06%
2010 16.52% -0.24%
2009 16.76% 0.95%
2008 15.81% 0.86%
2007 14.95% 0.41%
2006 14.54% 0.04%
2005 14.50% -0.74%
2004 15.24% -1.57%
2003 16.81% -3.28%
2002 20.09% 7.12%
2001 12.97% 0.47%
2000 12.50% -1.30%
1999 13.80% -0.79%
1998 14.59% 2.13%
1997 12.46% 0.36%
1996 12.10% 2.70%
1995 9.40% 1.41%
1994 7.99% 2.01%
1993 5.98% 3.75%
1992 2.23% 0.14%
1991 2.09% 0.14%