Burundi 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.
  • Burundi youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 1.55%, a 0.1% decline from 2021.
  • Burundi youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 1.66%, a 0.07% decline from 2020.
  • Burundi youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 1.72%, a 0.37% increase from 2019.
  • Burundi youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 1.35%, a 0.33% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Somalia 35.63%
Haiti 34.03%
Yemen 25.64%
Syrian Arab Republic 22.12%
Nepal 20.60%
Comoros 20.27%
South Sudan 19.21%
Rwanda 17.41%
Tajikistan 17.41%
Zimbabwe 12.37%
Eritrea 11.09%
Central African Republic 10.90%
Togo 9.81%
Democratic Republic of Congo 9.29%
Burkina Faso 8.47%
Gambia 8.06%
Mozambique 8.05%
Guinea 7.89%
Malawi 7.73%
North Korea 6.94%
Uganda 6.58%
Ethiopia 6.33%
Senegal 4.78%
Guinea-Bissau 4.57%
Mali 4.49%
Tanzania 4.26%
Benin 4.18%
Sierra Leone 4.15%
Madagascar 3.95%
Liberia 3.08%
Chad 1.88%
Burundi 1.55%
Niger 0.71%
Burundi Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 1.55% -0.10%
2021 1.66% -0.07%
2020 1.72% 0.37%
2019 1.35% -0.33%
2018 1.69% -0.33%
2017 2.02% -0.33%
2016 2.34% -0.33%
2015 2.67% -0.25%
2014 2.93% 0.22%
2013 2.71% 0.17%
2012 2.54% 0.13%
2011 2.41% 0.11%
2010 2.30% 0.08%
2009 2.22% 0.08%
2008 2.14% -0.93%
2007 3.07% -0.86%
2006 3.93% -0.03%
2005 3.95% 0.04%
2004 3.91% -0.04%
2003 3.96% 0.05%
2002 3.90% -0.02%
2001 3.92% -0.03%
2000 3.95% -0.01%
1999 3.95% 0.04%
1998 3.91% -0.06%
1997 3.97% -0.06%
1996 4.04% 0.00%
1995 4.04% 0.03%
1994 4.00% -0.03%
1993 4.03% 0.07%
1992 3.96% 0.04%
1991 3.92% 0.04%