Bahamas 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.
  • Bahamas youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 23.85%, a 3.36% decline from 2021.
  • Bahamas youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 27.21%, a 2.69% decline from 2020.
  • Bahamas youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 29.90%, a 5.46% increase from 2019.
  • Bahamas youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 24.43%, a 0.18% 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%
Bahamas Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 23.85% -3.36%
2021 27.21% -2.69%
2020 29.90% 5.46%
2019 24.43% 0.18%
2018 24.25% 2.69%
2017 21.56% -4.38%
2016 25.94% 0.94%
2015 25.00% -4.24%
2014 29.24% -5.61%
2013 34.85% 4.11%
2012 30.74% 3.45%
2011 27.29% 0.60%
2010 26.69% 0.43%
2009 26.26% 9.10%
2008 17.16% -1.87%
2007 19.02% 2.62%
2006 16.41% -3.81%
2005 20.21% -1.41%
2004 21.63% -2.80%
2003 24.42% 4.27%
2002 20.15% 5.13%
2001 15.03% -0.38%
2000 15.40% -0.26%
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% 4.35%