Vietnam 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.
  • Vietnam youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.64%, a 2.1% increase from 2018.
  • Vietnam youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.54%, a 2.44% decline from 2017.
  • Vietnam youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 6.98%, a 0.29% increase from 2016.
  • Vietnam youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 6.69%, a 0.44% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Sudan 32.12%
Georgia 29.93%
Cabo Verde 27.82%
Egypt 26.54%
India 23.01%
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Sao Tome and Principe 20.06%
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Angola 16.26%
Mongolia 15.96%
Ukraine 15.53%
Kyrgyz Republic 14.79%
Indonesia 13.37%
Timor-Leste 12.31%
Bangladesh 12.13%
Uzbekistan 11.31%
Honduras 10.55%
Moldova 10.51%
Bhutan 10.03%
Nicaragua 9.94%
El Salvador 9.46%
Ghana 8.72%
Pakistan 7.81%
Kenya 7.17%
Bolivia 6.70%
Philippines 6.67%
Vietnam 6.64%
Cameroon 5.73%
Papua New Guinea 4.25%
Vanuatu 4.17%
Lao PDR 1.67%
Myanmar 1.50%
Solomon Islands 1.11%
Cambodia 0.37%
Vietnam Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 6.64% 2.10%
2018 4.54% -2.44%
2017 6.98% 0.29%
2016 6.69% 0.44%
2015 6.25% 1.64%
2014 4.61% 0.12%
2013 4.49% 0.94%
2012 3.55% 0.39%
2011 3.16% -0.21%
2010 3.37% -1.01%
2009 4.38% -0.45%
2008 4.83% -0.85%
2007 5.68% 0.36%
2006 5.32% 0.37%
2005 4.95% 0.47%
2004 4.48% -0.14%
2003 4.62% 0.24%
2002 4.38% -0.97%
2001 5.35% 0.82%
2000 4.53% -0.07%
1999 4.60% 0.05%
1998 4.55% -0.90%
1997 5.45% 1.47%
1996 3.98% 0.04%
1995 3.94% 0.04%
1994 3.90% 0.06%
1993 3.84% 0.13%
1992 3.71% 0.12%
1991 3.59% 0.12%