St. Lucia 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.
  • St. Lucia youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 38.69%, a 0.26% decline from 2020.
  • St. Lucia youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 38.95%, a 3.3% increase from 2019.
  • St. Lucia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 35.64%, a 6.07% decline from 2018.
  • St. Lucia youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 41.72%, a 2.99% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 64.18%
Libya 50.45%
Costa Rica 45.36%
Botswana 41.20%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.09%
Jordan 40.53%
Namibia 40.44%
St. Lucia 38.69%
Gabon 38.43%
Armenia 36.09%
North Macedonia 34.12%
Bosnia 32.87%
Brazil 31.90%
Algeria 31.88%
Montenegro 31.56%
Suriname 30.53%
Serbia 30.41%
Guyana 29.85%
Lebanon 29.60%
Albania 27.84%
Iran 27.21%
Iraq 27.20%
Colombia 26.45%
Jamaica 26.11%
Mauritius 25.26%
Turkey 24.31%
Dominican Republic 20.60%
Romania 20.57%
Samoa 19.69%
Belize 19.27%
Equatorial Guinea 18.29%
Fiji 18.06%
Maldives 17.74%
Russia 16.89%
Azerbaijan 16.49%
Paraguay 16.27%
Malaysia 15.60%
Venezuela 14.94%
Ecuador 14.23%
Bulgaria 14.16%
China 11.35%
Belarus 11.31%
Peru 11.16%
Tonga 11.12%
Turkmenistan 11.01%
Mexico 8.13%
Cuba 7.39%
Guatemala 7.21%
Thailand 6.98%
Kazakhstan 3.73%
St. Lucia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 38.69% -0.26%
2020 38.95% 3.30%
2019 35.64% -6.07%
2018 41.72% -2.99%
2017 44.71% -0.81%
2016 45.52% -1.09%
2015 46.61% -0.91%
2014 47.52% -1.25%
2013 48.77% 7.53%
2012 41.24% 0.77%
2011 40.47% 4.31%
2010 36.15% 4.42%
2009 31.74% 6.10%
2008 25.64% -1.74%
2007 27.37% -3.25%
2006 30.62% -4.24%
2005 34.87% -3.80%
2004 38.67% 1.33%
2003 37.34% 3.38%
2002 33.96% 3.01%
2001 30.95% 3.21%
2000 27.74% -2.25%
1999 29.99% -6.07%
1998 36.06% 2.16%
1997 33.90% 6.81%
1996 27.09% 0.56%
1995 26.54% -1.85%
1994 28.38% 0.50%
1993 27.89% 0.26%
1992 27.63% -0.04%
1991 27.66% -0.04%