Eritrea 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.
  • Eritrea youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 14.62%, a 0.44% increase from 2020.
  • Eritrea youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 14.18%, a 2.81% increase from 2019.
  • Eritrea youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 11.38%, a 0.14% increase from 2018.
  • Eritrea youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 11.24%, a 0.03% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Haiti 35.66%
Somalia 34.74%
Syrian Arab Republic 26.22%
Yemen 25.47%
Comoros 21.66%
South Sudan 20.97%
Afghanistan 20.23%
Tajikistan 17.38%
Mali 17.31%
Gambia 15.49%
Eritrea 14.62%
Guinea-Bissau 12.84%
Central African Republic 11.80%
Sierra Leone 10.77%
Democratic Republic of Congo 10.08%
Malawi 9.85%
Togo 9.71%
Nepal 9.50%
Guinea 8.24%
Mozambique 8.12%
Burkina Faso 7.72%
Zimbabwe 7.33%
North Korea 6.13%
Ethiopia 5.72%
Senegal 5.04%
Madagascar 4.82%
Tanzania 4.60%
Uganda 4.33%
Benin 3.92%
Burundi 3.39%
Liberia 3.23%
Rwanda 2.93%
Chad 2.44%
Niger 1.02%
Eritrea Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 14.62% 0.44%
2020 14.18% 2.81%
2019 11.38% 0.14%
2018 11.24% -0.03%
2017 11.27% 0.13%
2016 11.14% 0.23%
2015 10.91% 0.45%
2014 10.47% 0.14%
2013 10.33% 0.18%
2012 10.15% 0.11%
2011 10.04% 0.06%
2010 9.98% 0.59%
2009 9.39% 0.23%
2008 9.15% -0.10%
2007 9.25% 0.07%
2006 9.18% 0.01%
2005 9.17% -0.07%
2004 9.24% -0.28%
2003 9.52% -0.14%
2002 9.66% -0.10%
2001 9.76% -0.15%
2000 9.91% -0.19%
1999 10.10% -0.15%
1998 10.26% -0.19%
1997 10.45% -0.05%
1996 10.50% -0.02%
1995 10.52% 0.10%
1994 10.42% 0.18%
1993 10.24% 0.29%
1992 9.95% 0.38%
1991 9.57% 0.38%