Philippines 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.
  • Philippines youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 7.31%, a 0.25% increase from 2020.
  • Philippines youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 7.06%, a 0.28% increase from 2019.
  • Philippines youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.78%, a 0.08% increase from 2018.
  • Philippines youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 6.70%, a 0.77% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Lesotho 37.44%
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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%
Philippines Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 7.31% 0.25%
2020 7.06% 0.28%
2019 6.78% 0.08%
2018 6.70% -0.77%
2017 7.47% -0.29%
2016 7.76% -0.92%
2015 8.68% -0.96%
2014 9.64% 0.27%
2013 9.37% -0.21%
2012 9.58% -0.15%
2011 9.73% -0.30%
2010 10.02% -0.41%
2009 10.43% 0.34%
2008 10.10% 1.18%
2007 8.92% -1.27%
2006 10.19% 0.83%
2005 9.36% 0.21%
2004 9.15% 0.11%
2003 9.04% -0.26%
2002 9.30% -0.23%
2001 9.52% 0.14%
2000 9.38% -0.01%
1999 9.40% -0.17%
1998 9.56% 0.37%
1997 9.19% 0.12%
1996 9.08% 0.02%
1995 9.06% 0.05%
1994 9.01% -0.07%
1993 9.08% -0.06%
1992 9.13% -0.02%
1991 9.15% -0.02%