Nepal 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.
  • Nepal youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 2.30%, a 0.11% increase from 2018.
  • Nepal youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 2.20%, a 0.05% decline from 2017.
  • Nepal youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 2.25%, a 0.16% decline from 2016.
  • Nepal youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 2.41%, a 0.02% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Haiti 30.66%
Yemen 24.04%
Syrian Arab Republic 20.94%
Tajikistan 20.82%
South Sudan 18.78%
Afghanistan 17.43%
Somalia 16.99%
Mali 14.74%
Gambia 12.47%
Comoros 9.88%
Sierra Leone 8.97%
Eritrea 8.76%
Burkina Faso 8.31%
Senegal 8.21%
Zimbabwe 8.09%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 7.98%
Malawi 7.52%
Mozambique 6.87%
North Korea 6.39%
Central African Republic 5.71%
Guinea 5.32%
Benin 4.40%
Guinea-Bissau 3.91%
Tanzania 3.57%
Togo 3.47%
Ethiopia 3.23%
Madagascar 3.09%
Chad 3.09%
Uganda 2.70%
Burundi 2.69%
Liberia 2.31%
Nepal 2.30%
Rwanda 1.71%
Niger 0.64%
Nepal Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 2.30% 0.11%
2018 2.20% -0.05%
2017 2.25% -0.16%
2016 2.41% -0.02%
2015 2.43% -0.02%
2014 2.45% -0.09%
2013 2.54% 0.01%
2012 2.53% -0.01%
2011 2.54% 0.02%
2010 2.53% 0.06%
2009 2.46% 0.27%
2008 2.19% -0.11%
2007 2.31% -0.15%
2006 2.46% -0.17%
2005 2.63% -0.09%
2004 2.72% -0.10%
2003 2.81% -0.08%
2002 2.89% 0.09%
2001 2.81% -0.03%
2000 2.84% -0.09%
1999 2.93% 0.03%
1998 2.90% 0.03%
1997 2.87% -0.01%
1996 2.88% -0.01%
1995 2.89% 0.06%
1994 2.83% -0.04%
1993 2.87% 0.08%
1992 2.79% 0.07%
1991 2.72% 0.07%