Mozambique Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

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 2022 was 8.05%, a 0.02% increase from 2021.
  • Mozambique youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 8.03%, a 0.01% decline from 2020.
  • Mozambique youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 8.05%, a 0.73% increase from 2019.
  • Mozambique youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.32%, a 0.03% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Somalia 35.63%
Haiti 34.03%
Yemen 25.64%
Syrian Arab Republic 22.12%
Nepal 20.60%
Comoros 20.27%
South Sudan 19.21%
Rwanda 17.41%
Tajikistan 17.41%
Zimbabwe 12.37%
Eritrea 11.09%
Central African Republic 10.90%
Togo 9.81%
Democratic Republic of Congo 9.29%
Burkina Faso 8.47%
Gambia 8.06%
Mozambique 8.05%
Guinea 7.89%
Malawi 7.73%
North Korea 6.94%
Uganda 6.58%
Ethiopia 6.33%
Senegal 4.78%
Guinea-Bissau 4.57%
Mali 4.49%
Tanzania 4.26%
Benin 4.18%
Sierra Leone 4.15%
Madagascar 3.95%
Liberia 3.08%
Chad 1.88%
Burundi 1.55%
Niger 0.71%
Mozambique Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 8.05% 0.02%
2021 8.03% -0.01%
2020 8.05% 0.73%
2019 7.32% 0.03%
2018 7.29% 0.01%
2017 7.28% 0.01%
2016 7.27% 0.04%
2015 7.23% 0.10%
2014 7.13% 0.09%
2013 7.04% 0.09%
2012 6.95% 0.09%
2011 6.86% 0.08%
2010 6.78% 0.08%
2009 6.70% 0.10%
2008 6.60% 0.09%
2007 6.51% 0.10%
2006 6.41% 0.04%
2005 6.37% 0.09%
2004 6.28% 0.07%
2003 6.21% 0.12%
2002 6.09% 0.13%
2001 5.97% -0.04%
2000 6.01% 0.23%
1999 5.78% 0.08%
1998 5.70% 0.12%
1997 5.58% 0.01%
1996 5.57% -0.10%
1995 5.67% 0.07%
1994 5.60% 0.07%
1993 5.53% -0.19%
1992 5.72% 0.15%
1991 5.57% 0.15%