Liberia 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.
  • Liberia youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 3.23%, a 0.11% decline from 2020.
  • Liberia youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 3.34%, a 0.88% increase from 2019.
  • Liberia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 2.46%, a 0.05% increase from 2018.
  • Liberia youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 2.41%, a 0.05% increase 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%
Liberia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 3.23% -0.11%
2020 3.34% 0.88%
2019 2.46% 0.05%
2018 2.41% 0.05%
2017 2.35% 0.05%
2016 2.30% 0.74%
2015 1.56% 0.00%
2014 1.56% -0.42%
2013 1.98% -0.41%
2012 2.38% -0.39%
2011 2.77% -0.38%
2010 3.16% -0.02%
2009 3.18% -0.02%
2008 3.20% -0.02%
2007 3.22% -0.02%
2006 3.25% -0.02%
2005 3.27% -0.02%
2004 3.29% -0.04%
2003 3.33% 0.00%
2002 3.33% -0.02%
2001 3.35% 0.01%
2000 3.34% -0.02%
1999 3.36% -0.01%
1998 3.37% -0.03%
1997 3.40% -0.04%
1996 3.43% -0.08%
1995 3.51% -0.08%
1994 3.59% -0.04%
1993 3.63% -0.05%
1992 3.67% -0.05%
1991 3.72% -0.05%