Vietnam 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.
  • Vietnam youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.29%, a 0.03% increase from 2018.
  • Vietnam youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.26%, a 0.02% increase from 2017.
  • Vietnam youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 7.23%, a 0.25% increase from 2016.
  • Vietnam youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 6.99%, a 0.32% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Sudan 31.45%
Egypt 31.05%
Georgia 30.49%
Cabo Verde 28.01%
India 23.34%
Morocco 22.08%
Zambia 21.41%
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Djibouti 20.85%
Sao Tome and Principe 20.70%
Ukraine 18.83%
Indonesia 17.04%
Mongolia 16.31%
Angola 15.98%
Mauritania 14.77%
Kyrgyz Republic 14.35%
Nigeria 13.96%
Nicaragua 12.97%
Timor-Leste 12.63%
Moldova 12.49%
Bangladesh 11.87%
Uzbekistan 11.59%
Bhutan 10.50%
Honduras 10.28%
El Salvador 9.55%
Ghana 9.16%
Pakistan 8.88%
Vanuatu 8.76%
Vietnam 7.29%
Kenya 7.24%
Bolivia 6.91%
Philippines 6.19%
Cameroon 5.82%
Papua New Guinea 4.49%
Myanmar 4.00%
Lao PDR 1.71%
Cambodia 1.10%
Solomon Islands 1.07%
Vietnam Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 7.29% 0.03%
2018 7.26% 0.02%
2017 7.23% 0.25%
2016 6.99% 0.32%
2015 6.67% 0.90%
2014 5.77% 0.02%
2013 5.75% 0.92%
2012 4.83% 0.19%
2011 4.63% 1.27%
2010 3.37% -1.01%
2009 4.38% -0.45%
2008 4.83% -0.86%
2007 5.68% 0.34%
2006 5.34% 0.37%
2005 4.96% 0.48%
2004 4.49% -0.17%
2003 4.65% 0.23%
2002 4.42% -1.02%
2001 5.44% 0.83%
2000 4.61% -0.13%
1999 4.74% 0.11%
1998 4.63% -0.85%
1997 5.48% 1.56%
1996 3.92% 0.04%
1995 3.88% 0.02%
1994 3.86% 0.03%
1993 3.82% 0.12%
1992 3.70% 0.03%
1991 3.67% 0.03%