Mozambique 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.
  • Mozambique youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 8.12%, a 0.33% increase from 2020.
  • Mozambique youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 7.79%, a 0.55% increase from 2019.
  • Mozambique youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.23%, a 0.02% increase from 2018.
  • Mozambique youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.22%, a 0.01% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Haiti 35.66%
Somalia 34.74%
Syrian Arab Republic 26.22%
Yemen 25.47%
Comoros 21.66%
South Sudan 20.97%
Afghanistan 20.23%
Tajikistan 17.38%
Mali 17.31%
Gambia 15.49%
Eritrea 14.62%
Guinea-Bissau 12.84%
Central African Republic 11.80%
Sierra Leone 10.77%
Democratic Republic of Congo 10.08%
Malawi 9.85%
Togo 9.71%
Nepal 9.50%
Guinea 8.24%
Mozambique 8.12%
Burkina Faso 7.72%
Zimbabwe 7.33%
North Korea 6.13%
Ethiopia 5.72%
Senegal 5.04%
Madagascar 4.82%
Tanzania 4.60%
Uganda 4.33%
Benin 3.92%
Burundi 3.39%
Liberia 3.23%
Rwanda 2.93%
Chad 2.44%
Niger 1.02%
Mozambique Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 8.12% 0.33%
2020 7.79% 0.55%
2019 7.23% 0.02%
2018 7.22% 0.01%
2017 7.21% 0.00%
2016 7.21% 0.02%
2015 7.18% 0.04%
2014 7.14% 0.04%
2013 7.10% 0.05%
2012 7.05% 0.06%
2011 6.99% 0.05%
2010 6.94% 0.06%
2009 6.88% 0.08%
2008 6.80% 0.08%
2007 6.73% 0.09%
2006 6.64% 0.05%
2005 6.59% 0.08%
2004 6.51% 0.07%
2003 6.44% 0.13%
2002 6.31% 0.13%
2001 6.18% 0.03%
2000 6.15% 0.18%
1999 5.97% 0.09%
1998 5.87% 0.11%
1997 5.76% 0.00%
1996 5.77% -0.07%
1995 5.83% 0.10%
1994 5.74% 0.09%
1993 5.65% -0.06%
1992 5.71% 0.12%
1991 5.59% 0.12%