Cabo Verde Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Cabo Verde youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 30.19%, a 0.42% decline from 2021.
  • Cabo Verde youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 30.62%, a 2.31% decline from 2020.
  • Cabo Verde youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 32.92%, a 5.28% increase from 2019.
  • Cabo Verde youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 27.65%, a 0.55% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Djibouti 77.19%
Eswatini 49.77%
Republic of Congo 40.77%
West Bank and Gaza 40.72%
Tunisia 37.13%
Sudan 34.45%
Cabo Verde 30.19%
Georgia 29.07%
Lesotho 26.66%
Sri Lanka 26.12%
Morocco 24.94%
India 23.22%
Sao Tome and Principe 22.74%
Mauritania 21.90%
Mongolia 19.37%
Angola 17.28%
Egypt 17.10%
Bhutan 14.67%
Uzbekistan 13.83%
Nigeria 13.44%
Kenya 13.35%
Timor-Leste 13.30%
Indonesia 13.02%
Bangladesh 12.93%
Honduras 12.27%
Pakistan 11.31%
Zambia 11.03%
Nicaragua 10.71%
El Salvador 8.96%
Kyrgyz Republic 8.88%
Moldova 8.11%
Bolivia 7.63%
Vietnam 7.44%
Ghana 7.14%
Cameroon 7.00%
Philippines 6.34%
Papua New Guinea 5.20%
Vanuatu 5.07%
Lao PDR 4.78%
Solomon Islands 2.82%
Cambodia 0.85%
Cabo Verde Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 30.19% -0.42%
2021 30.62% -2.31%
2020 32.92% 5.28%
2019 27.65% 0.55%
2018 27.10% -4.15%
2017 31.25% 1.45%
2016 29.80% 1.26%
2015 28.54% 1.24%
2014 27.30% 1.18%
2013 26.12% 1.12%
2012 25.00% 1.10%
2011 23.90% 0.93%
2010 22.97% 0.27%
2009 22.70% 0.44%
2008 22.27% 0.44%
2007 21.83% 0.19%
2006 21.64% 0.29%
2005 21.35% 0.36%
2004 20.99% 0.21%
2003 20.79% 0.30%
2002 20.49% 0.22%
2001 20.26% 0.44%
2000 19.83% 0.14%
1999 19.69% 0.13%
1998 19.56% 0.07%
1997 19.49% 0.08%
1996 19.42% 0.10%
1995 19.32% 0.13%
1994 19.19% -0.08%
1993 19.27% 0.12%
1992 19.15% -0.03%
1991 19.19% -0.03%