Tajikistan 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.
  • Tajikistan youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 17.41%, a 0.39% increase from 2021.
  • Tajikistan youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 17.01%, a 0.11% decline from 2020.
  • Tajikistan youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 17.13%, a 1.21% increase from 2019.
  • Tajikistan youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 15.92%, a 0.03% 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%
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Burundi 1.55%
Niger 0.71%
Tajikistan Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 17.41% 0.39%
2021 17.01% -0.11%
2020 17.13% 1.21%
2019 15.92% -0.03%
2018 15.94% 0.07%
2017 15.87% -0.33%
2016 16.20% -1.87%
2015 18.07% -1.69%
2014 19.75% -1.47%
2013 21.22% -1.51%
2012 22.73% -0.58%
2011 23.30% -1.46%
2010 24.77% -0.98%
2009 25.75% 0.42%
2008 25.33% -0.56%
2007 25.88% -1.40%
2006 27.29% -0.95%
2005 28.23% -1.69%
2004 29.92% -0.75%
2003 30.67% -0.80%
2002 31.48% -0.73%
2001 32.21% -0.13%
2000 32.34% -1.09%
1999 33.43% -1.90%
1998 35.33% 5.47%
1997 29.87% 0.97%
1996 28.90% 6.61%
1995 22.29% 2.98%
1994 19.31% 5.41%
1993 13.90% 9.19%
1992 4.71% 0.47%
1991 4.24% 0.47%