Bahamas 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.
  • Bahamas youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 25.14%, a 2.31% decline from 2021.
  • Bahamas youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 27.45%, a 2.53% decline from 2020.
  • Bahamas youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 29.97%, a 5.69% increase from 2019.
  • Bahamas youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 24.28%, a 0.04% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
French Polynesia 37.69%
New Caledonia 32.33%
Greece 31.15%
Spain 29.80%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 27.54%
Barbados 26.10%
Uruguay 25.28%
Bahamas 25.14%
Italy 23.72%
Sweden 21.68%
Slovak Republic 19.71%
Portugal 19.00%
Argentina 18.98%
Cyprus 18.65%
Estonia 18.40%
Chile 18.30%
Croatia 18.06%
Luxembourg 17.63%
France 17.47%
Brunei 16.72%
Belgium 16.44%
Saudi Arabia 16.00%
Kuwait 15.50%
Latvia 15.27%
Finland 14.14%
Puerto Rico 13.74%
Channel Islands 13.35%
Guam 13.22%
Lithuania 11.93%
Trinidad and Tobago 11.82%
Hong Kong 11.03%
Poland 10.65%
Denmark 10.54%
United Kingdom 10.51%
Hungary 10.49%
Austria 10.35%
Slovenia 10.14%
Ireland 10.02%
Norway 9.96%
UAE 9.90%
New Zealand 9.33%
Iceland 8.46%
Malta 8.40%
Singapore 8.38%
Australia 8.23%
Netherlands 7.90%
Switzerland 7.50%
Macao 7.22%
Oman 7.12%
Czech Republic 6.75%
Israel 6.73%
South Korea 6.65%
Germany 5.96%
Bahrain 5.89%
Japan 4.42%
Qatar 0.61%
Antigua and Barbuda 0.00%
Gibraltar 0.00%
Liechtenstein 0.00%
Northern Mariana Islands 0.00%
Isle of Man 0.00%
British Virgin Islands 0.00%
Bermuda 0.00%
Faroe Islands 0.00%
Monaco 0.00%
Palau 0.00%
San Marino 0.00%
Andorra 0.00%
Cayman Islands 0.00%
St. Kitts and Nevis 0.00%
St. Martin (French part) 0.00%
Curacao 0.00%
Turks and Caicos Islands 0.00%
Aruba 0.00%
Seychelles 0.00%
Greenland 0.00%
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0.00%
Bahamas Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 25.14% -2.31%
2021 27.45% -2.53%
2020 29.97% 5.69%
2019 24.28% 0.04%
2018 24.24% 2.68%
2017 21.56% -4.38%
2016 25.94% 1.00%
2015 24.94% -4.25%
2014 29.20% -5.65%
2013 34.84% 4.11%
2012 30.73% 3.45%
2011 27.28% 0.45%
2010 26.83% 0.58%
2009 26.25% 9.10%
2008 17.15% -1.87%
2007 19.02% 2.59%
2006 16.43% -3.78%
2005 20.21% -1.40%
2004 21.62% -2.81%
2003 24.42% 4.30%
2002 20.12% 5.10%
2001 15.03% -0.44%
2000 15.47% -0.19%
1999 15.66% -0.22%
1998 15.88% -6.70%
1997 22.58% -1.55%
1996 24.13% 3.15%
1995 20.98% -4.27%
1994 25.25% 2.10%
1993 23.15% -3.93%
1992 27.09% 4.35%
1991 22.74% 22.74%
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%