Singapore 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.
  • Singapore youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 9.12%, a 1.47% decline from 2020.
  • Singapore youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 10.58%, a 2.91% increase from 2019.
  • Singapore youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.68%, a 0.97% decline from 2018.
  • Singapore youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 8.65%, a 0.99% 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%
Singapore Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 9.12% -1.47%
2020 10.58% 2.91%
2019 7.68% -0.97%
2018 8.65% -0.99%
2017 9.63% 0.52%
2016 9.11% -0.21%
2015 9.33% 0.62%
2014 8.70% -0.59%
2013 9.30% 0.37%
2012 8.93% -0.33%
2011 9.26% -0.56%
2010 9.82% -3.04%
2009 12.86% 3.78%
2008 9.08% 0.39%
2007 8.69% -0.16%
2006 8.85% -1.74%
2005 10.59% -0.22%
2004 10.81% 0.70%
2003 10.11% -1.03%
2002 11.14% 3.46%
2001 7.68% 0.51%
2000 7.16% -2.35%
1999 9.52% 1.46%
1998 8.05% 2.56%
1997 5.50% -3.32%
1996 8.82% 1.69%
1995 7.12% -0.51%
1994 7.63% 0.28%
1993 7.35% 0.48%
1992 6.87% 2.95%
1991 3.92% 2.95%