Spain 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.
  • Spain youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 36.93%, a 1.58% decline from 2020.
  • Spain youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 38.51%, a 5.84% increase from 2019.
  • Spain youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 32.68%, a 1.77% decline from 2018.
  • Spain youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 34.45%, a 4.17% 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%
Spain Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 36.93% -1.58%
2020 38.51% 5.84%
2019 32.68% -1.77%
2018 34.45% -4.17%
2017 38.62% -5.84%
2016 44.45% -3.88%
2015 48.34% -4.84%
2014 53.17% -2.29%
2013 55.46% 2.58%
2012 52.88% 6.67%
2011 46.21% 4.70%
2010 41.51% 3.73%
2009 37.79% 13.28%
2008 24.50% 6.37%
2007 18.13% 0.20%
2006 17.93% -1.80%
2005 19.72% -2.81%
2004 22.53% 0.20%
2003 22.33% 0.79%
2002 21.54% 0.83%
2001 20.71% -4.55%
2000 25.26% -3.86%
1999 29.11% -6.29%
1998 35.40% -3.63%
1997 39.03% -2.75%
1996 41.78% -0.03%
1995 41.81% -3.08%
1994 44.89% 2.69%
1993 42.20% 9.18%
1992 33.02% 2.54%
1991 30.49% 2.54%