Bhutan Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Bhutan youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 14.67%, a 0.8% decline from 2021.
  • Bhutan youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 15.47%, a 5.75% decline from 2020.
  • Bhutan youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 21.22%, a 10.16% increase from 2019.
  • Bhutan youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 11.06%, a 3.62% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Djibouti 77.19%
Eswatini 49.77%
Republic of Congo 40.77%
West Bank and Gaza 40.72%
Tunisia 37.13%
Sudan 34.45%
Cabo Verde 30.19%
Georgia 29.07%
Lesotho 26.66%
Sri Lanka 26.12%
Morocco 24.94%
India 23.22%
Sao Tome and Principe 22.74%
Mauritania 21.90%
Mongolia 19.37%
Angola 17.28%
Egypt 17.10%
Bhutan 14.67%
Uzbekistan 13.83%
Nigeria 13.44%
Kenya 13.35%
Timor-Leste 13.30%
Indonesia 13.02%
Bangladesh 12.93%
Honduras 12.27%
Pakistan 11.31%
Zambia 11.03%
Nicaragua 10.71%
El Salvador 8.96%
Kyrgyz Republic 8.88%
Moldova 8.11%
Bolivia 7.63%
Vietnam 7.44%
Ghana 7.14%
Cameroon 7.00%
Philippines 6.34%
Papua New Guinea 5.20%
Vanuatu 5.07%
Lao PDR 4.78%
Solomon Islands 2.82%
Cambodia 0.85%
Bhutan Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 14.67% -0.80%
2021 15.47% -5.75%
2020 21.22% 10.16%
2019 11.06% -3.62%
2018 14.68% 1.58%
2017 13.10% 1.48%
2016 11.63% 1.52%
2015 10.11% 1.09%
2014 9.02% -0.37%
2013 9.39% 2.41%
2012 6.98% -1.93%
2011 8.91% 0.13%
2010 8.79% -3.64%
2009 12.43% 0.82%
2008 11.61% 0.42%
2007 11.20% 1.76%
2006 9.44% 0.18%
2005 9.26% 1.90%
2004 7.36% 2.06%
2003 5.30% -0.18%
2002 5.48% -0.11%
2001 5.60% 0.74%
2000 4.86% 0.61%
1999 4.25% -0.06%
1998 4.30% -0.04%
1997 4.35% -0.05%
1996 4.40% -0.06%
1995 4.46% 0.00%
1994 4.46% 0.01%
1993 4.46% -0.06%
1992 4.51% 0.03%
1991 4.48% 0.03%