Switzerland Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Switzerland youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 9.11%, a 0.51% increase from 2020.
  • Switzerland youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 8.60%, a 0.62% increase from 2019.
  • Switzerland youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.98%, a 0.06% increase from 2018.
  • Switzerland youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.92%, a 0.14% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
New Caledonia 40.97%
French Polynesia 38.91%
Spain 36.93%
Greece 36.87%
Uruguay 32.86%
Italy 30.92%
Bahamas 30.78%
Barbados 30.58%
Panama 29.96%
Argentina 29.89%
Saudi Arabia 28.84%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 27.02%
Kuwait 25.48%
Sweden 24.54%
Croatia 23.63%
Brunei 23.41%
Portugal 23.13%
Slovak Republic 21.47%
Chile 21.39%
France 20.09%
Belgium 19.57%
Lithuania 19.02%
Puerto Rico 18.47%
Finland 18.05%
Ireland 17.43%
Estonia 17.14%
Channel Islands 15.78%
Latvia 15.53%
Guam 15.31%
Luxembourg 15.23%
Hong Kong 14.97%
Oman 14.58%
Canada 14.04%
Slovenia 13.91%
Hungary 13.52%
Poland 13.42%
Iceland 13.36%
United Kingdom 13.23%
Norway 13.02%
Trinidad and Tobago 12.68%
Cyprus 11.83%
New Zealand 11.39%
Austria 11.37%
Australia 10.80%
UAE 10.67%
Denmark 10.13%
Bahrain 9.90%
Malta 9.78%
Netherlands 9.61%
United States 9.57%
Macao 9.24%
Singapore 9.12%
Switzerland 9.11%
Israel 8.79%
South Korea 7.78%
Czech Republic 7.62%
Germany 6.95%
Japan 4.36%
Qatar 1.08%
Switzerland Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 9.11% 0.51%
2020 8.60% 0.62%
2019 7.98% 0.06%
2018 7.92% -0.14%
2017 8.06% -0.52%
2016 8.58% -0.24%
2015 8.82% 0.23%
2014 8.59% -0.14%
2013 8.74% 0.43%
2012 8.30% 0.62%
2011 7.69% -0.52%
2010 8.21% -0.28%
2009 8.48% 1.48%
2008 7.00% -0.12%
2007 7.12% -0.57%
2006 7.69% -1.08%
2005 8.77% 1.06%
2004 7.72% -0.78%
2003 8.50% 2.93%
2002 5.57% -0.05%
2001 5.62% 0.62%
2000 5.01% -1.17%
1999 6.18% 0.11%
1998 6.07% -0.38%
1997 6.44% 1.49%
1996 4.95% -0.51%
1995 5.46% -0.52%
1994 5.98% -0.40%
1993 6.38% 1.86%
1992 4.52% 1.33%
1991 3.19% 1.33%