Moldova 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.
  • Moldova youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 8.60%, a 2.24% decline from 2020.
  • Moldova youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 10.85%, a 0.43% increase from 2019.
  • Moldova youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 10.41%, a 0.81% increase from 2018.
  • Moldova youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 9.61%, a 2.27% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Lesotho 37.44%
Sudan 35.62%
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Mongolia 21.01%
Nigeria 19.61%
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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%
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Solomon Islands 1.93%
Cambodia 1.82%
Moldova Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 8.60% -2.24%
2020 10.85% 0.43%
2019 10.41% 0.81%
2018 9.61% -2.27%
2017 11.88% 0.86%
2016 11.01% -1.37%
2015 12.39% 3.05%
2014 9.34% -2.89%
2013 12.22% -0.91%
2012 13.14% -1.77%
2011 14.90% -2.98%
2010 17.88% 2.45%
2009 15.43% 4.22%
2008 11.22% -3.21%
2007 14.42% -2.71%
2006 17.13% -1.67%
2005 18.79% -0.93%
2004 19.72% 1.63%
2003 18.09% 2.94%
2002 15.15% -1.12%
2001 16.27% 0.49%
2000 15.78% -5.28%
1999 21.06% 1.93%
1998 19.13% 3.99%
1997 15.14% -0.23%
1996 15.36% 5.00%
1995 10.36% -1.38%
1994 11.74% 4.38%
1993 7.35% -0.25%
1992 7.60% 3.71%
1991 3.90% 3.71%