Unemployment Rate in Bahrain decreased to 5.50 percent in 2022 from 6.60 percent in 2021. Unemployment Rate in Bahrain averaged 4.15 percent from 2006 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 16.00 percent in 2006 and a record low of 3.10 percent in 2015. source: Information & eGovernment Authority, Bahrain

Unemployment Rate in Bahrain is expected to reach 5.00 percent by the end of 2023, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Bahrain Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 4.50 percent in 2024 and 4.80 percent in 2025, according to our econometric models.



Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Employed Persons 610427.00 617428.00 Dec 2023
Population 1.47 1.46 Million Dec 2022
Unemployment Rate 5.50 6.60 percent Dec 2022
Wages 859.00 857.00 BHD/Month Dec 2023

Bahrain Unemployment Rate
In Bahrain, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.50 6.60 16.00 3.10 2006 - 2022 percent Yearly