Myanmar 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.
  • Myanmar youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 4.96%, a 3.64% increase from 2019.
  • Myanmar youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 1.32%, a 0.53% decline from 2018.
  • Myanmar youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 1.85%, a 1.75% decline from 2017.
  • Myanmar youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 3.60%, a 1.07% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Djibouti 78.78%
Eswatini 51.86%
Republic of Congo 42.80%
West Bank and Gaza 41.87%
Tunisia 38.51%
Sudan 35.98%
Cabo Verde 32.92%
India 30.90%
Georgia 30.78%
Lesotho 27.87%
Morocco 26.50%
Sao Tome and Principe 23.76%
Mauritania 22.73%
Bhutan 21.22%
Sri Lanka 20.97%
Ukraine 19.33%
Egypt 18.42%
Angola 17.97%
Honduras 16.91%
Mongolia 15.88%
Bolivia 15.38%
Indonesia 14.77%
Bangladesh 14.38%
Nigeria 14.35%
Kenya 13.83%
Timor-Leste 13.51%
Uzbekistan 12.80%
Pakistan 11.89%
Nicaragua 11.67%
El Salvador 11.36%
Zambia 11.02%
Moldova 10.77%
Kyrgyz Republic 8.57%
Ghana 7.34%
Cameroon 7.26%
Philippines 7.05%
Lao PDR 6.68%
Vietnam 6.42%
Papua New Guinea 5.36%
Vanuatu 5.08%
Myanmar 4.96%
Solomon Islands 1.77%
Cambodia 0.79%
Myanmar Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2020 4.96% 3.64%
2019 1.32% -0.53%
2018 1.85% -1.75%
2017 3.60% 1.07%
2016 2.53% 0.93%
2015 1.60% 0.01%
2014 1.59% -0.01%
2013 1.60% -0.02%
2012 1.62% 0.00%
2011 1.62% 0.01%
2010 1.60% 0.01%
2009 1.60% 0.01%
2008 1.59% 0.02%
2007 1.57% 0.02%
2006 1.55% 0.01%
2005 1.54% 0.01%
2004 1.53% 0.00%
2003 1.52% 0.00%
2002 1.53% 0.02%
2001 1.51% 0.01%
2000 1.50% -0.04%
1999 1.54% -0.03%
1998 1.57% 0.00%
1997 1.57% 0.01%
1996 1.56% 0.01%
1995 1.55% 0.00%
1994 1.55% 0.02%
1993 1.53% -0.04%
1992 1.57% -0.04%
1991 1.60% -0.04%