Oman Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2023

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 2022 was 7.47%, a 0.28% decline from 2021.
  • Oman youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 7.75%, a 5.82% decline from 2020.
  • Oman youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 13.56%, a 8.17% increase from 2019.
  • Oman youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 5.39%, a 0.01% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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French Polynesia 36.37%
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Spain 28.34%
Uruguay 27.58%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 27.20%
Barbados 24.49%
Italy 23.93%
Brunei 23.89%
Bahamas 23.85%
Saudi Arabia 23.77%
Sweden 20.68%
Panama 20.19%
Estonia 20.15%
Slovak Republic 19.30%
Cyprus 18.69%
Argentina 18.57%
Portugal 17.80%
France 17.75%
Croatia 17.56%
Luxembourg 17.54%
Chile 17.25%
Belgium 16.27%
Kuwait 15.38%
Channel Islands 14.79%
Finland 14.47%
Guam 13.64%
Latvia 13.20%
Puerto Rico 13.11%
Hong Kong 12.96%
Trinidad and Tobago 11.57%
Slovenia 11.09%
Lithuania 11.05%
Iceland 10.73%
Hungary 10.22%
Canada 10.01%
United Kingdom 9.94%
Norway 9.64%
Austria 9.40%
UAE 9.29%
New Zealand 9.23%
Ireland 9.15%
Denmark 8.78%
Poland 8.71%
Australia 8.29%
Malta 8.27%
United States 7.89%
Netherlands 7.79%
Oman 7.47%
Switzerland 7.37%
Czech Republic 7.08%
Macao 7.05%
South Korea 6.88%
Bahrain 6.63%
Singapore 6.12%
Israel 6.03%
Germany 5.75%
Japan 4.23%
Qatar 0.30%
Oman Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 7.47% -0.28%
2021 7.75% -5.82%
2020 13.56% 8.17%
2019 5.39% 0.01%
2018 5.38% -2.23%
2017 7.61% -2.05%
2016 9.66% -0.57%
2015 10.23% -0.56%
2014 10.79% 0.16%
2013 10.63% 0.37%
2012 10.26% 0.23%
2011 10.03% 0.15%
2010 9.88% 0.32%
2009 9.56% -0.07%
2008 9.63% 0.14%
2007 9.49% 0.09%
2006 9.40% 0.03%
2005 9.38% 0.03%
2004 9.35% -0.05%
2003 9.40% 0.18%
2002 9.22% 0.22%
2001 9.00% 0.22%
2000 8.79% -0.12%
1999 8.90% 0.01%
1998 8.89% 0.09%
1997 8.80% -0.14%
1996 8.94% 0.01%
1995 8.93% -0.08%
1994 9.01% 0.15%
1993 8.86% 0.27%
1992 8.60% 0.11%
1991 8.49% 0.11%