Ecuador 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.
  • Ecuador youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 8.65%, a 0.5% decline from 2021.
  • Ecuador youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 9.15%, a 1.93% decline from 2020.
  • Ecuador youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 11.08%, a 2.35% increase from 2019.
  • Ecuador youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 8.73%, a 0.77% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 51.52%
Libya 51.47%
St. Lucia 40.02%
Namibia 39.78%
Jordan 39.42%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 38.18%
Botswana 37.85%
Gabon 36.89%
North Macedonia 34.91%
Iraq 34.59%
Bosnia 33.47%
Costa Rica 31.89%
Algeria 29.03%
Montenegro 28.26%
Albania 27.79%
Suriname 26.18%
Iran 26.00%
Lebanon 25.50%
Guyana 25.40%
Serbia 24.85%
Armenia 24.57%
Mauritius 22.86%
Romania 21.98%
Belize 21.81%
Colombia 21.61%
Brazil 21.36%
Samoa 20.81%
Turkey 18.98%
Equatorial Guinea 16.51%
Dominican Republic 16.17%
Paraguay 15.15%
Maldives 15.13%
Fiji 14.90%
Jamaica 14.58%
Azerbaijan 13.40%
China 13.17%
Bulgaria 12.23%
Malaysia 11.70%
Venezuela 11.39%
Belarus 11.22%
Turkmenistan 10.59%
Ecuador 8.65%
Tonga 8.38%
Peru 7.45%
Mexico 6.36%
Guatemala 5.05%
Thailand 4.47%
Kazakhstan 3.85%
Cuba 3.47%
Ecuador Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 8.65% -0.50%
2021 9.15% -1.93%
2020 11.08% 2.35%
2019 8.73% 0.77%
2018 7.96% -0.52%
2017 8.48% -1.89%
2016 10.37% 1.53%
2015 8.84% -0.20%
2014 9.04% 0.71%
2013 8.33% -0.20%
2012 8.53% -0.37%
2011 8.89% -0.38%
2010 9.27% -0.58%
2009 9.85% 0.70%
2008 9.15% 2.16%
2007 6.99% -0.92%
2006 7.92% 0.07%
2005 7.85% -2.34%
2004 10.19% -0.66%
2003 10.84% 1.22%
2002 9.62% 1.07%
2001 8.55% -1.24%
2000 9.79% -0.58%
1999 10.37% 0.73%
1998 9.64% -0.08%
1997 9.72% -0.15%
1996 9.87% 0.08%
1995 9.79% 0.22%
1994 9.57% -0.15%
1993 9.72% 0.05%
1992 9.67% 0.24%
1991 9.43% 0.24%