Israel 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.
  • Israel youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 8.79%, a 0.84% increase from 2020.
  • Israel youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 7.95%, a 1.26% increase from 2019.
  • Israel youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.69%, a 0.49% decline from 2018.
  • Israel youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.18%, a 0.1% 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%
Israel Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 8.79% 0.84%
2020 7.95% 1.26%
2019 6.69% -0.49%
2018 7.18% -0.10%
2017 7.28% -1.38%
2016 8.66% -0.67%
2015 9.33% -1.30%
2014 10.62% 0.05%
2013 10.58% -1.61%
2012 12.19% 0.31%
2011 11.88% -2.42%
2010 14.30% -0.47%
2009 14.76% 2.24%
2008 12.53% -3.78%
2007 16.31% -2.15%
2006 18.45% 0.58%
2005 17.87% -2.78%
2004 20.66% -1.73%
2003 22.39% 1.58%
2002 20.81% 2.13%
2001 18.68% 1.38%
2000 17.30% 0.59%
1999 16.71% -0.23%
1998 16.94% 1.91%
1997 15.03% 1.47%
1996 13.56% -1.39%
1995 14.94% -1.73%
1994 16.67% -4.03%
1993 20.70% -1.93%
1992 22.64% 0.53%
1991 22.11% 0.53%