Germany 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.
  • Germany youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 6.95%, a 0.27% decline from 2020.
  • Germany youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 7.21%, a 1.45% increase from 2019.
  • Germany youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 5.76%, a 0.42% decline from 2018.
  • Germany youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 6.18%, a 0.58% 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%
Germany Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 6.95% -0.27%
2020 7.21% 1.45%
2019 5.76% -0.42%
2018 6.18% -0.58%
2017 6.76% -0.28%
2016 7.04% -0.18%
2015 7.22% -0.52%
2014 7.74% -0.08%
2013 7.82% -0.22%
2012 8.04% -0.47%
2011 8.52% -1.31%
2010 9.83% -1.39%
2009 11.22% 0.67%
2008 10.56% -1.36%
2007 11.91% -1.85%
2006 13.76% -1.78%
2005 15.54% 2.55%
2004 12.99% 1.97%
2003 11.02% 1.74%
2002 9.28% 1.50%
2001 7.79% -0.76%
2000 8.55% -0.34%
1999 8.89% -0.90%
1998 9.79% -0.88%
1997 10.67% 1.03%
1996 9.63% 1.17%
1995 8.47% -0.50%
1994 8.96% 1.29%
1993 7.67% 1.70%
1992 5.97% 0.46%
1991 5.51% 0.46%