Italy 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.
  • Italy youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 30.92%, a 1.44% increase from 2020.
  • Italy youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 29.48%, a 0.26% increase from 2019.
  • Italy youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 29.22%, a 3.04% decline from 2018.
  • Italy youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 32.25%, a 2.54% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Italy Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 30.92% 1.44%
2020 29.48% 0.26%
2019 29.22% -3.04%
2018 32.25% -2.54%
2017 34.79% -3.05%
2016 37.85% -2.60%
2015 40.45% -2.33%
2014 42.78% 2.63%
2013 40.15% 4.75%
2012 35.40% 6.16%
2011 29.24% 1.30%
2010 27.94% 2.56%
2009 25.38% 4.19%
2008 21.19% 0.82%
2007 20.37% -1.42%
2006 21.79% -2.31%
2005 24.10% -0.32%
2004 24.41% -2.59%
2003 27.00% -0.21%
2002 27.21% -0.66%
2001 27.88% -3.68%
2000 31.55% -1.53%
1999 33.09% -0.84%
1998 33.93% -0.81%
1997 34.74% -0.15%
1996 34.88% 1.28%
1995 33.61% 1.70%
1994 31.90% 1.67%
1993 30.23% 2.00%
1992 28.23% -0.36%
1991 28.60% -0.36%