Bulgaria Youth Unemployment Rate 1960-2024

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Bulgaria youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 10.77%, a 5.08% decline from 2021.
  • Bulgaria youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 15.85%, a 1.64% increase from 2020.
  • Bulgaria youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 14.21%, a 5.31% increase from 2019.
  • Bulgaria youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 8.90%, a 3.79% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Libya 50.45%
South Africa 49.83%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 43.82%
Botswana 43.52%
Jordan 41.91%
Namibia 38.97%
Gabon 36.90%
North Macedonia 32.44%
Algeria 32.01%
Bosnia 31.89%
Iraq 31.76%
St. Lucia 30.78%
Costa Rica 30.74%
Albania 28.20%
Montenegro 28.06%
Suriname 26.60%
Guyana 25.48%
Serbia 24.25%
Lebanon 23.94%
Iran 22.83%
Romania 22.59%
Mauritius 21.76%
Colombia 21.04%
Brazil 20.68%
Samoa 20.35%
Turkey 19.25%
Armenia 19.02%
Jamaica 18.06%
Belize 17.93%
Equatorial Guinea 16.53%
Fiji 16.01%
Maldives 15.14%
China 14.85%
Paraguay 14.51%
Russia 14.37%
Azerbaijan 13.58%
Dominican Republic 12.89%
Venezuela 10.98%
Bulgaria 10.77%
Malaysia 10.39%
Belarus 10.27%
Turkmenistan 8.99%
Ecuador 8.40%
Peru 8.04%
Tonga 7.03%
Mexico 6.52%
Guatemala 6.28%
Thailand 5.39%
Kazakhstan 3.82%
Cuba 3.09%
Nauru 0.00%
Dominica 0.00%
Grenada 0.00%
Tuvalu 0.00%
American Samoa 0.00%
Marshall Islands 0.00%
Bulgaria Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 10.77% -5.08%
2021 15.85% 1.64%
2020 14.21% 5.31%
2019 8.90% -3.79%
2018 12.69% -0.25%
2017 12.93% -4.30%
2016 17.23% -4.44%
2015 21.67% -2.13%
2014 23.80% -4.61%
2013 28.41% 0.28%
2012 28.13% 3.07%
2011 25.06% 3.11%
2010 21.94% 5.72%
2009 16.23% 3.46%
2008 12.77% -2.38%
2007 15.14% -4.37%
2006 19.51% -2.82%
2005 22.33% -2.12%
2004 24.46% -2.56%
2003 27.02% -8.57%
2002 35.59% -3.47%
2001 39.06% 5.81%
2000 33.24% 4.74%
1999 28.50% 3.83%
1998 24.67% -2.81%
1997 27.48% 2.49%
1996 25.00% 2.96%
1995 22.04% -3.18%
1994 25.22% -6.84%
1993 32.06% 2.34%
1992 29.72% 8.07%
1991 21.65% 21.65%
1990 0.00% 0.00%
1989 0.00% 0.00%
1988 0.00% 0.00%
1987 0.00% 0.00%
1986 0.00% 0.00%
1985 0.00% 0.00%
1984 0.00% 0.00%
1983 0.00% 0.00%
1982 0.00% 0.00%
1981 0.00% 0.00%
1980 0.00% 0.00%
1979 0.00% 0.00%
1978 0.00% 0.00%
1977 0.00% 0.00%
1976 0.00% 0.00%
1975 0.00% 0.00%
1974 0.00% 0.00%
1973 0.00% 0.00%
1972 0.00% 0.00%
1971 0.00% 0.00%
1970 0.00% 0.00%
1969 0.00% 0.00%
1968 0.00% 0.00%
1967 0.00% 0.00%
1966 0.00% 0.00%
1965 0.00% 0.00%
1964 0.00% 0.00%
1963 0.00% 0.00%
1962 0.00% 0.00%
1961 0.00% 0.00%
1960 0.00% 0.00%