Youth Unemployment Rate of Djibouti
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, the total youth unemployment rate of Djibouti was 21.57% in 2019, a difference of -0.05 points from 2018; and the total labor force of Djibouti in 2019 was 414,572. The most recent figures on male and female unemployment rates were 21.44% and 21.73% respectively in 2019.

The World Bank defines youth unemployment rate as "the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment".

The chart and table below shows the total youth, male youth, and female youth unemployment rates of Djibouti for 1991 - 2019.

See also: Unemployment Rate of Djibouti.

Data Source: World Bank.
Youth Unemployment Rate of Djibouti (%)
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Youth Unemployment Rate of Djibouti
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Year Total Youth Unempl.(%) Male Youth Unempl.(%) Female Youth Unempl.(%)
1991 18.24 19.23 17.03
1992 18.42 19.32 17.34
1993 18.74 19.84 17.43
1994 18.9 19.85 17.77
1995 18.98 20.02 17.75
1996 19.05 20.04 17.88
1997 19.1 19.99 18.05
1998 19.17 19.98 18.21
1999 19.35 20.08 18.49
2000 19.42 20.16 18.54
2001 19.47 20.19 18.64
2002 19.71 20.34 18.99
2003 19.88 20.45 19.23
2004 19.92 20.46 19.31
2005 19.89 20.38 19.34
2006 19.81 20.14 19.44
2007 19.78 20 19.52
2008 19.92 20.04 19.77
2009 20.79 20.99 20.57
2010 21.21 21.36 21.04
2011 21.43 21.44 21.42
2012 21.63 21.65 21.61
2013 21.81 21.43 22.26
2014 21.83 21.87 21.78
2015 21.9 21.93 21.87
2016 21.88 21.68 22.12
2017 21.74 21.59 21.91
2018 21.62 21.66 21.57
2019 21.57 21.44 21.73