Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) rose to 29.9% in Brunei in 2018

Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) (%)
Labour | Brunei | May 18, 2019
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Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) reached 29.9 % in 2018 in Brunei. This is 0.084 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Brunei reached an all time high of 29.9 % in 2018 and an all time low of 18.1 % in 1991. When compared to Brunei's main peers, Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Indonesia amounted to 16.1 %, 12.0 % in Malaysia, 7.51 % in Philippines and 7.01 % in Vietnam in 2018.

Brunei has been ranked 37th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24), 7 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labour force aged 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.

Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Australia % 10.9% 11.3% 12.5% 11.9% 11.4%
Brunei % 26.1% 26.5% 26.3% 27.8% 29.2%
Cambodia % 1.39% 1.39% 1.34% 1.30% 1.24%
China % 9.09% 9.26% 9.42% 9.56% 9.48%
Indonesia % 15.8% 15.9% 15.9% 17.0% 15.7%
Laos % 1.56% 1.63% 1.63% 1.62% 1.58%
Malaysia % 10.7% 11.5% 11.0% 11.9% 11.6%
Philippines % 11.7% 11.3% 11.4% 10.3% 9.22%
Singapore % 11.8% 13.0% 11.5% 11.1% 12.4%
Taiwan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Thailand % 3.32% 3.12% 4.00% 3.98% 4.79%
Vietnam % 3.48% 4.18% 4.64% 6.43% 6.69%