Oman 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.
  • Oman youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 14.58%, a 0.87% decline from 2020.
  • Oman youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 15.44%, a 7.1% increase from 2019.
  • Oman youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 8.34%, a 0.56% increase from 2018.
  • Oman youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.77%, a 3.25% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Oman Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 14.58% -0.87%
2020 15.44% 7.10%
2019 8.34% 0.56%
2018 7.77% -3.25%
2017 11.02% -3.16%
2016 14.18% -0.85%
2015 15.03% 0.22%
2014 14.81% 0.46%
2013 14.35% 0.34%
2012 14.01% -0.26%
2011 14.27% -0.37%
2010 14.64% 0.36%
2009 14.27% 0.17%
2008 14.11% 0.35%
2007 13.76% 0.31%
2006 13.45% 0.02%
2005 13.42% 0.27%
2004 13.15% 0.16%
2003 12.99% 0.21%
2002 12.77% 0.30%
2001 12.48% 0.15%
2000 12.33% -0.23%
1999 12.55% -0.15%
1998 12.71% -0.27%
1997 12.98% -0.56%
1996 13.54% -0.46%
1995 14.00% 0.19%
1994 13.81% 0.36%
1993 13.45% 0.39%
1992 13.05% 0.18%
1991 12.87% 0.18%