Bahrain 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.
  • Bahrain youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 6.63%, a 0.52% decline from 2021.
  • Bahrain youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 7.15%, a 0.62% decline from 2020.
  • Bahrain youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 7.77%, a 1.78% increase from 2019.
  • Bahrain youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 5.99%, a 0.12% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
New Caledonia 38.02%
French Polynesia 36.37%
Greece 30.05%
Spain 28.34%
Uruguay 27.58%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 27.20%
Barbados 24.49%
Italy 23.93%
Brunei 23.89%
Bahamas 23.85%
Saudi Arabia 23.77%
Sweden 20.68%
Panama 20.19%
Estonia 20.15%
Slovak Republic 19.30%
Cyprus 18.69%
Argentina 18.57%
Portugal 17.80%
France 17.75%
Croatia 17.56%
Luxembourg 17.54%
Chile 17.25%
Belgium 16.27%
Kuwait 15.38%
Channel Islands 14.79%
Finland 14.47%
Guam 13.64%
Latvia 13.20%
Puerto Rico 13.11%
Hong Kong 12.96%
Trinidad and Tobago 11.57%
Slovenia 11.09%
Lithuania 11.05%
Iceland 10.73%
Hungary 10.22%
Canada 10.01%
United Kingdom 9.94%
Norway 9.64%
Austria 9.40%
UAE 9.29%
New Zealand 9.23%
Ireland 9.15%
Denmark 8.78%
Poland 8.71%
Australia 8.29%
Malta 8.27%
United States 7.89%
Netherlands 7.79%
Oman 7.47%
Switzerland 7.37%
Czech Republic 7.08%
Macao 7.05%
South Korea 6.88%
Bahrain 6.63%
Singapore 6.12%
Israel 6.03%
Germany 5.75%
Japan 4.23%
Qatar 0.30%
Bahrain Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 6.63% -0.52%
2021 7.15% -0.62%
2020 7.77% 1.78%
2019 5.99% 0.12%
2018 5.87% 0.17%
2017 5.70% 0.13%
2016 5.57% 0.08%
2015 5.49% 0.00%
2014 5.49% 0.02%
2013 5.47% 0.07%
2012 5.40% 0.14%
2011 5.26% 0.30%
2010 4.96% 0.14%
2009 4.82% 0.27%
2008 4.55% 0.21%
2007 4.34% 0.08%
2006 4.26% 0.01%
2005 4.24% -0.10%
2004 4.35% -0.14%
2003 4.49% -0.02%
2002 4.51% 0.11%
2001 4.41% 0.16%
2000 4.25% 0.07%
1999 4.18% 0.06%
1998 4.12% -0.02%
1997 4.14% 0.00%
1996 4.13% -0.04%
1995 4.17% -0.14%
1994 4.31% 0.18%
1993 4.14% -0.20%
1992 4.33% 0.03%
1991 4.30% 0.03%