Macao 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.
  • Macao youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 9.24%, a 1.32% increase from 2020.
  • Macao youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 7.92%, a 3.13% increase from 2019.
  • Macao youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.79%, a 0.42% decline from 2018.
  • Macao youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 5.21%, a 0.07% increase 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%
Macao Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 9.24% 1.32%
2020 7.92% 3.13%
2019 4.79% -0.42%
2018 5.21% 0.07%
2017 5.14% 0.13%
2016 5.01% 0.68%
2015 4.33% 0.43%
2014 3.90% -0.18%
2013 4.08% -1.28%
2012 5.36% -0.29%
2011 5.66% 0.31%
2010 5.35% -2.09%
2009 7.43% 1.44%
2008 6.00% -0.61%
2007 6.61% -0.62%
2006 7.23% -1.11%
2005 8.34% -2.08%
2004 10.43% -1.34%
2003 11.76% 0.94%
2002 10.82% 0.98%
2001 9.84% -1.06%
2000 10.90% -0.71%
1999 11.61% 2.41%
1998 9.20% 1.67%
1997 7.53% 0.76%
1996 6.78% 1.00%
1995 5.78% 1.78%
1994 4.00% 0.66%
1993 3.35% -0.27%
1992 3.61% -1.28%
1991 4.90% -1.28%