Turkmenistan 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.
  • Turkmenistan youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 8.04%, a 0.02% decline from 2018.
  • Turkmenistan youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 8.06%, a 0.03% decline from 2017.
  • Turkmenistan youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 8.09%, a 0.04% decline from 2016.
  • Turkmenistan youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 8.13%, a 0% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 57.47%
Libya 49.54%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 39.76%
Namibia 37.82%
Jordan 37.28%
St. Lucia 35.95%
Botswana 35.56%
North Macedonia 35.55%
Gabon 35.52%
Bosnia 33.97%
Armenia 33.51%
Costa Rica 31.82%
Algeria 29.69%
Brazil 27.47%
Serbia 27.12%
Albania 26.99%
Guyana 26.20%
Iran 25.46%
Montenegro 25.25%
Iraq 25.16%
Turkey 24.64%
Mauritius 23.84%
Jamaica 22.07%
Colombia 20.01%
Samoa 17.55%
Lebanon 17.10%
Romania 16.78%
Maldives 16.63%
Dominican Republic 15.89%
Venezuela 15.88%
Equatorial Guinea 15.47%
Russia 15.46%
Belize 15.35%
Paraguay 15.11%
Fiji 14.97%
Suriname 13.20%
Azerbaijan 13.19%
Malaysia 11.77%
China 11.01%
Belarus 10.63%
Bulgaria 8.89%
Ecuador 8.71%
Tonga 8.58%
Turkmenistan 8.04%
Peru 7.37%
Mexico 7.15%
Guatemala 4.88%
Cuba 4.49%
Thailand 4.22%
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Turkmenistan Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 8.04% -0.02%
2018 8.06% -0.03%
2017 8.09% -0.04%
2016 8.13% 0.00%
2015 8.13% 0.01%
2014 8.12% -0.01%
2013 8.13% 0.06%
2012 8.07% 0.06%
2011 8.01% 0.05%
2010 7.96% -0.97%
2009 8.93% -0.71%
2008 9.64% -1.20%
2007 10.84% -1.41%
2006 12.25% -1.55%
2005 13.80% -1.53%
2004 15.33% -1.54%
2003 16.87% -1.50%
2002 18.37% -1.44%
2001 19.81% -1.65%
2000 21.46% -1.71%
1999 23.17% 0.94%
1998 22.23% 2.13%
1997 20.10% 1.24%
1996 18.86% 3.47%
1995 15.39% 6.32%
1994 9.07% 5.85%
1993 3.22% 0.01%
1992 3.21% 0.18%
1991 3.03% 0.18%