Malta 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.
  • Malta youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 9.78%, a 0.96% decline from 2020.
  • Malta youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 10.73%, a 1.38% increase from 2019.
  • Malta youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 9.35%, a 0.27% increase from 2018.
  • Malta youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 9.08%, a 1.5% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
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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%
Malta Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 9.78% -0.96%
2020 10.73% 1.38%
2019 9.35% 0.27%
2018 9.08% -1.50%
2017 10.58% -0.13%
2016 10.71% -0.94%
2015 11.65% -0.04%
2014 11.69% -1.06%
2013 12.76% -1.11%
2012 13.86% 0.49%
2011 13.37% 0.07%
2010 13.30% -1.28%
2009 14.57% 2.90%
2008 11.67% -1.88%
2007 13.55% -2.02%
2006 15.57% -0.65%
2005 16.22% -2.55%
2004 18.77% 1.08%
2003 17.69% 2.20%
2002 15.49% -2.37%
2001 17.86% 5.98%
2000 11.88% 0.08%
1999 11.80% 0.07%
1998 11.72% 0.03%
1997 11.70% 0.08%
1996 11.62% 0.01%
1995 11.60% 0.00%
1994 11.60% 0.01%
1993 11.59% 0.04%
1992 11.55% 0.04%
1991 11.51% 0.04%