Cyprus Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2023

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Cyprus youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 18.69%, a 1.6% increase from 2021.
  • Cyprus youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 17.09%, a 1.02% decline from 2020.
  • Cyprus youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 18.11%, a 1.61% increase from 2019.
  • Cyprus youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 16.50%, a 3.62% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
New Caledonia 38.02%
French Polynesia 36.37%
Greece 30.05%
Spain 28.34%
Uruguay 27.58%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 27.20%
Barbados 24.49%
Italy 23.93%
Brunei 23.89%
Bahamas 23.85%
Saudi Arabia 23.77%
Sweden 20.68%
Panama 20.19%
Estonia 20.15%
Slovak Republic 19.30%
Cyprus 18.69%
Argentina 18.57%
Portugal 17.80%
France 17.75%
Croatia 17.56%
Luxembourg 17.54%
Chile 17.25%
Belgium 16.27%
Kuwait 15.38%
Channel Islands 14.79%
Finland 14.47%
Guam 13.64%
Latvia 13.20%
Puerto Rico 13.11%
Hong Kong 12.96%
Trinidad and Tobago 11.57%
Slovenia 11.09%
Lithuania 11.05%
Iceland 10.73%
Hungary 10.22%
Canada 10.01%
United Kingdom 9.94%
Norway 9.64%
Austria 9.40%
UAE 9.29%
New Zealand 9.23%
Ireland 9.15%
Denmark 8.78%
Poland 8.71%
Australia 8.29%
Malta 8.27%
United States 7.89%
Netherlands 7.79%
Oman 7.47%
Switzerland 7.37%
Czech Republic 7.08%
Macao 7.05%
South Korea 6.88%
Bahrain 6.63%
Singapore 6.12%
Israel 6.03%
Germany 5.75%
Japan 4.23%
Qatar 0.30%
Cyprus Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 18.69% 1.60%
2021 17.09% -1.02%
2020 18.11% 1.61%
2019 16.50% -3.62%
2018 20.11% -4.44%
2017 24.56% -4.18%
2016 28.74% -3.61%
2015 32.35% -3.12%
2014 35.47% -2.46%
2013 37.93% 11.06%
2012 26.87% 5.70%
2011 21.17% 5.44%
2010 15.73% 2.68%
2009 13.05% 4.62%
2008 8.44% -0.98%
2007 9.41% -0.08%
2006 9.49% -3.47%
2005 12.96% 4.66%
2004 8.30% -0.19%
2003 8.49% 1.18%
2002 7.31% -0.52%
2001 7.83% -1.97%
2000 9.79% -1.40%
1999 11.19% 4.69%
1998 6.50% -0.22%
1997 6.72% 0.51%
1996 6.21% 0.81%
1995 5.40% -0.29%
1994 5.69% -0.16%
1993 5.85% 1.31%
1992 4.54% -2.05%
1991 6.59% -2.05%