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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 5.3 % 2020


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Bangladesh - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Bangladesh?

  • Unemployment Rate in Bangladesh increased to 5.3 % in 2020. The maximum rate was 5.3 % and minimum was 2.2 %.
  • Data published Yearly by Bureau of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
5.3 2020 02.03.2021
4.2 2019 10.02.2020
4.3 2018 29.10.2019
4.2 2017 17.04.2018
4.1 2016 11.08.2017
4.1 2015 31.12.2015
4.2 2014 31.12.2014
4.3 2013 31.12.2013


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Bangladesh by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Abdul Hamid 22.04.2013 - 4.1000 4.1000 4.1000 4.1000 0.00%

Other labor indicators in Bangladesh

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2020 59 59
Wages 2017 156.351 USD/Month 152.094
Living Wage Individual 2018 95.158 USD/Month 95.276

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2020 5.3 % 4.2
Jordan 4Q/20 24.7 % 23.9
Kyrgyzstan Jan/21 3 % 3
Mongolia 4Q/20 7.6 % 7.3
Nepal 2020 4.44 % 2.85
Palestine 4Q/20 23.4 % 28.5
Tajikistan Nov/19 2.1 % 2.1
Cambodia 2019 2.4 % 0.1
China 1Q/21 5.3 % 5.5
Georgia 2020 18.5 % 17.6
India 2021 6.5 % 6.9
Israel Mar/21 5.4 % 5.1
Pakistan 2020 4.4 % 4.1
South Korea Apr/21 3.7 % 3.9
Taiwan Mar/21 3.72 % 3.73
Vietnam 4Q/20 2.37 % 2.5
Maldives 2020 6.4 % 6.1
Armenia 4Q/20 16 % 18.1
Hong Kong Mar/21 6.8 % 7.2
Indonesia 1Q/21 6.26 % 7.07
Japan Mar/21 2.6 % 2.9
Kazakhstan Dec/20 4.9 % 5
Lebanon 2020 6.6 % 6
Macau Mar/21 2.9 % 2.9
Malaysia Mar/21 4.7 % 4.8
Philippines 1Q/21 8.7 % 8.7
Qatar 2Q/20 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 1Q/21 2.9 % 3.3
Sri Lanka 4Q/20 5.2 % 5.8
Thailand Dec/20 1.5 % 2
Oman 2020 5 % 1.8
Iran 3Q/20 9.5 % 9.8
Laos 2020 1 % 0.6
Azerbaijan 2019 4.8 % 5.2
Kuwait 2020 2.3 % 2.41
Saudi Arabia 4Q/20 7.4 % 8.5
Bahrain 2020 4.9 % 4
North Korea 2019 3.3 % 3.3
United Arab Emirates 2020 5 % 2.64
Yemen 2020 13.42 % 12.9
Turkmenistan 2019 3.9 % 3.8
Uzbekistan 2018 6.9 % 7.2
Iraq 2020 13.74 % 12.76
Syria 2020 9 % 8.2
Afghanistan 2020 11.2 % 11.1
Bhutan 2019 2.7 % 3.4
Brunei 2019 9.1 % 8.9
Mauritius 4Q/20 10.4 % 10.6