Nicaragua 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.
  • Nicaragua youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 11.60%, a 0.11% decline from 2020.
  • Nicaragua youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 11.71%, a 1.35% increase from 2019.
  • Nicaragua youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 10.36%, a 0.12% increase from 2018.
  • Nicaragua youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 10.24%, a 3.75% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Tunisia 38.32%
Lesotho 37.44%
Sudan 35.62%
Cabo Verde 34.30%
Georgia 28.30%
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Morocco 27.20%
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Zambia 26.05%
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Mauritania 23.01%
Sao Tome and Principe 22.94%
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%
Lao PDR 3.32%
Solomon Islands 1.93%
Cambodia 1.82%
Nicaragua Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 11.60% -0.11%
2020 11.71% 1.35%
2019 10.36% 0.12%
2018 10.24% 3.75%
2017 6.50% -1.08%
2016 7.58% -1.45%
2015 9.02% 0.45%
2014 8.57% -0.53%
2013 9.10% 0.89%
2012 8.22% -2.09%
2011 10.30% -2.15%
2010 12.45% -0.46%
2009 12.91% 2.96%
2008 9.95% 2.05%
2007 7.90% -0.71%
2006 8.61% -0.12%
2005 8.73% -1.74%
2004 10.46% -1.92%
2003 12.38% 0.03%
2002 12.35% 0.15%
2001 12.21% 0.11%
2000 12.10% 0.15%
1999 11.95% -0.04%
1998 11.99% 0.06%
1997 11.93% 0.11%
1996 11.82% 0.03%
1995 11.79% -0.08%
1994 11.87% -0.12%
1993 11.99% 0.02%
1992 11.97% -0.02%
1991 11.99% -0.02%