Tajikistan: Youth unemployment

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 Tajikistan

Youth unemployment, ages 15-24

 Latest value 16.70
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2023
 Average 22.11
 Min - Max 4.14 - 34.87
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Tajikistan from 1991 to 2023. The average value for Tajikistan during that period was 22.11 percent with a minimum of 4.14 percent in 1991 and a maximum of 34.87 percent in 1998. The latest value from 2023 is 16.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 178 countries is 16.02 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Tajikistan - Youth unemployment - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Tajikistan - Youth unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2023




We present the rate of youth unemployment for Tajikistan and other countries. Youth unemployment is the percent of 15-24 year olds who are part of the labor force but are unemployed. Recall that the labor force includes the employed and the unemployed people.
Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 2.68 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 7.00 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 5.43 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 7.81 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 16.70 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 41.29 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 38.35 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 31.53 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 51.13 2023 percent
 Self-employment 27.15 2022 percent
 Employment 2.32 9/2018 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 2.20 9/2018 percent
 Labor cost 113.80 9/2018 index points
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