Tajikistan 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.
  • Tajikistan youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 12.88%, a 0.06% decline from 2018.
  • Tajikistan youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 12.94%, a 0.09% decline from 2017.
  • Tajikistan youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 13.03%, a 0.09% decline from 2016.
  • Tajikistan youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 13.12%, a 1.06% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Haiti 29.67%
Yemen 24.24%
Syrian Arab Republic 20.84%
Somalia 19.82%
South Sudan 18.57%
Comoros 18.29%
Afghanistan 17.22%
Mali 16.66%
Tajikistan 12.88%
Gambia 12.44%
Eritrea 10.90%
Togo 8.89%
Sierra Leone 8.88%
Zimbabwe 8.13%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 7.75%
Senegal 7.66%
Burkina Faso 7.64%
Malawi 7.40%
Mozambique 6.72%
Central African Republic 6.55%
North Korea 5.88%
Guinea 5.04%
Benin 4.88%
Guinea-Bissau 4.59%
Nepal 4.57%
Tanzania 3.48%
Chad 3.26%
Ethiopia 3.17%
Madagascar 3.12%
Burundi 2.62%
Uganda 2.48%
Liberia 2.12%
Rwanda 1.66%
Niger 0.60%
Tajikistan Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 12.88% -0.06%
2018 12.94% -0.09%
2017 13.03% -0.09%
2016 13.12% -1.06%
2015 14.18% -1.08%
2014 15.26% -1.15%
2013 16.41% -1.04%
2012 17.45% -1.08%
2011 18.53% -1.14%
2010 19.67% -1.10%
2009 20.77% 0.14%
2008 20.63% -0.70%
2007 21.33% -0.91%
2006 22.24% -0.99%
2005 23.23% -0.90%
2004 24.13% -0.82%
2003 24.95% -0.71%
2002 25.66% -0.58%
2001 26.24% -0.74%
2000 26.98% -0.78%
1999 27.76% -1.91%
1998 29.67% 4.51%
1997 25.16% 0.91%
1996 24.25% 5.40%
1995 18.85% 2.60%
1994 16.25% 4.57%
1993 11.68% 7.37%
1992 4.31% 0.33%
1991 3.98% 0.33%