El Salvador 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.
  • El Salvador youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 13.74%, a 0.46% increase from 2020.
  • El Salvador youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 13.28%, a 3.46% increase from 2019.
  • El Salvador youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 9.82%, a 0.31% increase from 2018.
  • El Salvador youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 9.51%, a 0.47% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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El Salvador Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 13.74% 0.46%
2020 13.28% 3.46%
2019 9.82% 0.31%
2018 9.51% -0.47%
2017 9.99% 0.27%
2016 9.71% 0.87%
2015 8.84% -0.95%
2014 9.79% 1.11%
2013 8.68% 0.10%
2012 8.58% -0.07%
2011 8.65% -1.60%
2010 10.25% -3.81%
2009 14.06% 3.04%
2008 11.02% -0.58%
2007 11.60% -0.36%
2006 11.96% -1.27%
2005 13.23% 2.14%
2004 11.08% -0.40%
2003 11.48% 0.84%
2002 10.64% -2.35%
2001 12.99% 0.10%
2000 12.89% 0.46%
1999 12.43% -0.83%
1998 13.26% -1.82%
1997 15.08% 0.63%
1996 14.46% 0.07%
1995 14.39% -0.06%
1994 14.45% -4.11%
1993 18.55% 3.63%
1992 14.92% 0.77%
1991 14.15% 0.77%