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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 4.2 % 2019


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Bangladesh - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Bangladesh?

  • Unemployment Rate in Bangladesh decreased to 4.2 % in 2019. The maximum rate was 5.1 % and minimum was 2.2 %.
  • Data published Yearly by Bureau of Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
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
4.5 2012 31.12.2012


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 2019 59 59
Wages 2017 156.339 USD/Month 152.082
Living Wage Individual 2018 95.158 USD/Month 95.276

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh 2019 4.2 % 4.3
Jordan 3Q/20 23.9 % 23
Kyrgyzstan Nov/20 3 % 3
Mongolia 4Q/20 7.6 % 7.3
Nepal 2017 3.2 % 3.4
Palestine 4Q/20 23.4 % 28.5
Tajikistan Nov/19 2.1 % 2.1
Cambodia 2019 0.7 % 0.7
China 4Q/20 5.2 % 5.2
Georgia 2020 18.5 % 17.6
India 2021 6.5 % 9.1
Israel Jan/21 4.5 % 4.7
Pakistan 2019 4.1 % 5.5
South Korea Jan/21 5.4 % 4.6
Taiwan Jan/21 3.75 % 3.76
Vietnam 4Q/20 2.37 % 2.5
Maldives 2020 6.4 % 6.1
Armenia 3Q/20 18.1 % 17.5
Hong Kong Jan/21 7 % 6.6
Indonesia 3Q/20 7.07 % 4.99
Japan Dec/20 2.9 % 2.9
Kazakhstan Dec/20 4.9 % 5
Lebanon 2019 6.2 % 6.2
Macau Jan/21 2.7 % 2.7
Malaysia Dec/20 4.8 % 4.8
Philippines 4Q/20 8.7 % 10
Qatar 1Q/20 0.1 % 0.1
Singapore 4Q/20 3.2 % 3.6
Sri Lanka 2Q/20 5.4 % 5.7
Thailand Dec/20 1.5 % 2
Oman 2019 3.1 % 3.1
Iran 2Q/20 9.8 % 10.6
Laos 2019 0.6 % 0.6
Azerbaijan 2019 4.8 % 5.2
Kuwait 2019 2.17 % 2.06
Saudi Arabia 3Q/20 8.5 % 9
Bahrain 2020 4.9 % 4
North Korea 2019 3.3 % 3.3
United Arab Emirates 2019 2.64 % 2.57
Yemen 2019 12.8 % 12.9
Turkmenistan 2019 3.9 % 3.8
Uzbekistan 2018 6.9 % 7.2
Iraq 2019 7.9 % 7.9
Syria 2019 8.4 % 8.3
Afghanistan 2020 11.2 % 11.1
Bhutan 2018 3.4 % 2.4
Brunei 2019 9.1 % 8.9
Mauritius 3Q/20 10.9 % 12.2