Turkmenistan 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.
  • Turkmenistan youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 8.27%, a 0.3% increase from 2018.
  • Turkmenistan youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.98%, a 0.04% decline from 2017.
  • Turkmenistan youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 8.01%, a 0.04% decline from 2016.
  • Turkmenistan youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 8.05%, a 0.01% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 55.97%
Libya 50.47%
St. Lucia 45.23%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.68%
Bosnia 39.70%
Namibia 39.53%
North Macedonia 39.14%
Botswana 37.35%
Gabon 35.95%
Armenia 35.49%
Jordan 35.03%
Montenegro 30.72%
Costa Rica 30.50%
Serbia 30.03%
Algeria 29.51%
Albania 28.13%
Brazil 27.39%
Iran 27.36%
Iraq 25.14%
Mauritius 23.88%
Turkey 23.68%
Jamaica 22.14%
Guyana 21.28%
Colombia 19.04%
Venezuela 18.78%
Samoa 18.13%
Lebanon 17.61%
Maldives 16.76%
Russia 16.12%
Romania 15.43%
Suriname 15.31%
Belize 15.12%
Fiji 14.83%
Azerbaijan 14.56%
Dominican Republic 13.47%
Equatorial Guinea 12.31%
Paraguay 11.42%
Malaysia 11.26%
China 10.33%
Bulgaria 9.87%
Belarus 9.71%
Ecuador 8.94%
Peru 8.37%
Turkmenistan 8.27%
Mexico 7.07%
Guatemala 4.99%
Cuba 4.20%
Kazakhstan 3.88%
Thailand 3.87%
Tonga 3.59%
Turkmenistan Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 8.27% 0.30%
2018 7.98% -0.04%
2017 8.01% -0.04%
2016 8.05% 0.01%
2015 8.04% 0.04%
2014 8.01% -0.01%
2013 8.02% 0.09%
2012 7.94% 0.08%
2011 7.85% 0.01%
2010 7.84% -0.95%
2009 8.79% -0.62%
2008 9.41% -1.21%
2007 10.62% -1.43%
2006 12.05% -1.57%
2005 13.62% -1.52%
2004 15.14% -1.56%
2003 16.70% -1.50%
2002 18.20% -1.35%
2001 19.55% -1.65%
2000 21.20% -1.79%
1999 22.98% 0.78%
1998 22.21% 2.00%
1997 20.21% 1.19%
1996 19.02% 3.50%
1995 15.52% 6.42%
1994 9.10% 5.89%
1993 3.21% 0.01%
1992 3.20% 0.20%
1991 3.00% 0.20%