Portugal 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.
  • Portugal youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 23.13%, a 0.51% increase from 2020.
  • Portugal youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 22.62%, a 4.31% increase from 2019.
  • Portugal youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 18.31%, a 2.06% decline from 2018.
  • Portugal youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 20.36%, a 3.56% 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%
Portugal Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 23.13% 0.51%
2020 22.62% 4.31%
2019 18.31% -2.06%
2018 20.36% -3.56%
2017 23.93% -4.09%
2016 28.02% -3.99%
2015 32.01% -2.78%
2014 34.79% -3.33%
2013 38.12% 0.16%
2012 37.96% 7.68%
2011 30.28% 7.53%
2010 22.75% 2.44%
2009 20.31% 3.65%
2008 16.66% -0.07%
2007 16.73% 0.23%
2006 16.50% 0.30%
2005 16.20% 2.17%
2004 14.03% 0.56%
2003 13.46% 3.03%
2002 10.43% 1.47%
2001 8.96% 0.71%
2000 8.25% -0.92%
1999 9.17% -0.30%
1998 9.48% -4.65%
1997 14.13% -2.91%
1996 17.04% 0.99%
1995 16.05% 1.41%
1994 14.64% 2.53%
1993 12.11% 2.50%
1992 9.61% 1.01%
1991 8.60% 1.01%