Cabo Verde 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.
  • Cabo Verde youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 34.30%, a 0.97% increase from 2020.
  • Cabo Verde youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 33.33%, a 5.12% increase from 2019.
  • Cabo Verde youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 28.21%, a 0.62% increase from 2018.
  • Cabo Verde youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 27.59%, a 4.4% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Djibouti 79.91%
Eswatini 50.90%
Republic of Congo 42.33%
West Bank and Gaza 39.62%
Tunisia 38.32%
Lesotho 37.44%
Sudan 35.62%
Cabo Verde 34.30%
Georgia 28.30%
India 28.26%
Morocco 27.20%
Sri Lanka 26.06%
Zambia 26.05%
Egypt 24.25%
Mauritania 23.01%
Sao Tome and Principe 22.94%
Mongolia 21.01%
Nigeria 19.61%
Kyrgyz Republic 19.28%
Bhutan 18.75%
Angola 18.52%
Bolivia 17.44%
Ukraine 16.45%
Indonesia 16.05%
Uzbekistan 15.95%
Honduras 15.50%
Bangladesh 14.71%
Kenya 13.84%
Timor-Leste 13.84%
El Salvador 13.74%
Nicaragua 11.60%
Ghana 9.59%
Pakistan 9.41%
Moldova 8.60%
Philippines 7.31%
Vietnam 7.24%
Cameroon 6.64%
Myanmar 6.40%
Vanuatu 5.40%
Papua New Guinea 5.25%
Lao PDR 3.32%
Solomon Islands 1.93%
Cambodia 1.82%
Cabo Verde Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 34.30% 0.97%
2020 33.33% 5.12%
2019 28.21% 0.62%
2018 27.59% -4.40%
2017 31.98% 1.52%
2016 30.47% 1.39%
2015 29.07% 1.41%
2014 27.66% 1.36%
2013 26.30% 1.28%
2012 25.03% 1.20%
2011 23.83% 1.04%
2010 22.78% 0.44%
2009 22.34% 0.50%
2008 21.85% 0.47%
2007 21.38% 0.31%
2006 21.07% 0.32%
2005 20.75% 0.16%
2004 20.59% 0.05%
2003 20.54% 0.08%
2002 20.46% 0.04%
2001 20.43% 0.15%
2000 20.28% 0.02%
1999 20.26% 0.07%
1998 20.19% 0.09%
1997 20.10% 0.14%
1996 19.95% 0.20%
1995 19.75% 0.23%
1994 19.53% 0.14%
1993 19.39% 0.25%
1992 19.14% 0.17%
1991 18.98% 0.17%