Morocco 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.
  • Morocco youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 27.20%, a 0.62% increase from 2020.
  • Morocco youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 26.58%, a 3.72% increase from 2019.
  • Morocco youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 22.86%, a 0.18% increase from 2018.
  • Morocco youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 22.68%, a 0.21% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Djibouti 79.91%
Eswatini 50.90%
Republic of Congo 42.33%
West Bank and Gaza 39.62%
Tunisia 38.32%
Lesotho 37.44%
Sudan 35.62%
Cabo Verde 34.30%
Georgia 28.30%
India 28.26%
Morocco 27.20%
Sri Lanka 26.06%
Zambia 26.05%
Egypt 24.25%
Mauritania 23.01%
Sao Tome and Principe 22.94%
Mongolia 21.01%
Nigeria 19.61%
Kyrgyz Republic 19.28%
Bhutan 18.75%
Angola 18.52%
Bolivia 17.44%
Ukraine 16.45%
Indonesia 16.05%
Uzbekistan 15.95%
Honduras 15.50%
Bangladesh 14.71%
Kenya 13.84%
Timor-Leste 13.84%
El Salvador 13.74%
Nicaragua 11.60%
Ghana 9.59%
Pakistan 9.41%
Moldova 8.60%
Philippines 7.31%
Vietnam 7.24%
Cameroon 6.64%
Myanmar 6.40%
Vanuatu 5.40%
Papua New Guinea 5.25%
Lao PDR 3.32%
Solomon Islands 1.93%
Cambodia 1.82%
Morocco Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 27.20% 0.62%
2020 26.58% 3.72%
2019 22.86% 0.18%
2018 22.68% 0.21%
2017 22.47% 0.09%
2016 22.39% 1.45%
2015 20.93% 0.85%
2014 20.08% 0.80%
2013 19.28% 0.51%
2012 18.77% 0.71%
2011 18.06% 0.30%
2010 17.76% 1.11%
2009 16.65% -1.72%
2008 18.37% 2.77%
2007 15.60% -0.98%
2006 16.58% 0.81%
2005 15.77% 0.28%
2004 15.49% -1.59%
2003 17.08% -0.55%
2002 17.64% -1.26%
2001 18.89% -1.43%
2000 20.32% -0.36%
1999 20.68% 0.27%
1998 20.41% -0.15%
1997 20.56% 0.49%
1996 20.07% -0.39%
1995 20.46% 0.56%
1994 19.90% -0.17%
1993 20.06% 0.11%
1992 19.95% 0.43%
1991 19.52% 0.43%