Tajikistan 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.
  • Tajikistan youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 20.82%, a 0.05% decline from 2018.
  • Tajikistan youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 20.87%, a 0.14% decline from 2017.
  • Tajikistan youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 21.01%, a 0.14% decline from 2016.
  • Tajikistan youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 21.15%, a 0.09% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
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%
Tajikistan Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 20.82% -0.05%
2018 20.87% -0.14%
2017 21.01% -0.14%
2016 21.15% -0.09%
2015 21.24% -0.04%
2014 21.28% -0.08%
2013 21.36% 0.13%
2012 21.23% 0.11%
2011 21.12% 0.05%
2010 21.08% 0.19%
2009 20.88% 0.26%
2008 20.62% -0.72%
2007 21.34% -0.99%
2006 22.33% -1.08%
2005 23.41% -0.90%
2004 24.31% -0.86%
2003 25.17% -0.72%
2002 25.89% -0.52%
2001 26.41% -0.74%
2000 27.15% -0.84%
1999 27.99% -1.92%
1998 29.91% 4.49%
1997 25.41% 0.81%
1996 24.60% 5.38%
1995 19.23% 2.59%
1994 16.64% 4.71%
1993 11.93% 7.46%
1992 4.47% 0.45%
1991 4.02% 0.45%