Cyprus 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.
  • Cyprus youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 11.83%, a 5.55% decline from 2020.
  • Cyprus youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 17.38%, a 1.45% increase from 2019.
  • Cyprus youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 15.93%, a 3.49% decline from 2018.
  • Cyprus youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 19.42%, a 4.49% 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%
Cyprus Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 11.83% -5.55%
2020 17.38% 1.45%
2019 15.93% -3.49%
2018 19.42% -4.49%
2017 23.91% -4.05%
2016 27.96% -3.54%
2015 31.50% -3.10%
2014 34.60% -2.50%
2013 37.09% 10.63%
2012 26.46% 5.56%
2011 20.91% 5.26%
2010 15.65% 2.61%
2009 13.04% 4.59%
2008 8.45% -0.98%
2007 9.43% -0.06%
2006 9.49% -3.42%
2005 12.91% 4.64%
2004 8.27% -0.19%
2003 8.47% 1.18%
2002 7.29% -0.54%
2001 7.82% -1.97%
2000 9.80% -1.41%
1999 11.20% 4.69%
1998 6.51% -0.22%
1997 6.73% 0.52%
1996 6.21% 0.82%
1995 5.39% -0.29%
1994 5.68% -0.17%
1993 5.85% 1.30%
1992 4.55% -2.07%
1991 6.61% -2.07%