Indonesia 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.
  • Indonesia youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 16.05%, a 1.52% increase from 2020.
  • Indonesia youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 14.53%, a 1.17% increase from 2019.
  • Indonesia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 13.36%, a 2.69% decline from 2018.
  • Indonesia youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 16.05%, a 1.49% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Djibouti 79.91%
Eswatini 50.90%
Republic of Congo 42.33%
West Bank and Gaza 39.62%
Tunisia 38.32%
Lesotho 37.44%
Sudan 35.62%
Cabo Verde 34.30%
Georgia 28.30%
India 28.26%
Morocco 27.20%
Sri Lanka 26.06%
Zambia 26.05%
Egypt 24.25%
Mauritania 23.01%
Sao Tome and Principe 22.94%
Mongolia 21.01%
Nigeria 19.61%
Kyrgyz Republic 19.28%
Bhutan 18.75%
Angola 18.52%
Bolivia 17.44%
Ukraine 16.45%
Indonesia 16.05%
Uzbekistan 15.95%
Honduras 15.50%
Bangladesh 14.71%
Kenya 13.84%
Timor-Leste 13.84%
El Salvador 13.74%
Nicaragua 11.60%
Ghana 9.59%
Pakistan 9.41%
Moldova 8.60%
Philippines 7.31%
Vietnam 7.24%
Cameroon 6.64%
Myanmar 6.40%
Vanuatu 5.40%
Papua New Guinea 5.25%
Lao PDR 3.32%
Solomon Islands 1.93%
Cambodia 1.82%
Indonesia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 16.05% 1.52%
2020 14.53% 1.17%
2019 13.36% -2.69%
2018 16.05% 1.49%
2017 14.56% -1.19%
2016 15.75% -1.27%
2015 17.02% 1.17%
2014 15.85% -0.10%
2013 15.95% 0.28%
2012 15.67% -2.73%
2011 18.40% 0.70%
2010 17.71% -1.33%
2009 19.03% -0.47%
2008 19.50% -3.12%
2007 22.62% -1.64%
2006 24.26% -1.66%
2005 25.92% 2.69%
2004 23.23% 2.10%
2003 21.13% 0.09%
2002 21.04% 2.35%
2001 18.70% -0.11%
2000 18.81% -0.12%
1999 18.93% 2.49%
1998 16.44% 1.83%
1997 14.61% 0.00%
1996 14.61% 0.95%
1995 13.66% 0.85%
1994 12.81% 4.47%
1993 8.35% 0.32%
1992 8.03% 0.36%
1991 7.67% 0.36%