Suriname 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.
  • Suriname youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 30.53%, a 1.36% increase from 2020.
  • Suriname youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 29.17%, a 3.95% increase from 2019.
  • Suriname youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 25.22%, a 0.21% increase from 2018.
  • Suriname youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 25.01%, a 0.06% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 64.18%
Libya 50.45%
Costa Rica 45.36%
Botswana 41.20%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.09%
Jordan 40.53%
Namibia 40.44%
St. Lucia 38.69%
Gabon 38.43%
Armenia 36.09%
North Macedonia 34.12%
Bosnia 32.87%
Brazil 31.90%
Algeria 31.88%
Montenegro 31.56%
Suriname 30.53%
Serbia 30.41%
Guyana 29.85%
Lebanon 29.60%
Albania 27.84%
Iran 27.21%
Iraq 27.20%
Colombia 26.45%
Jamaica 26.11%
Mauritius 25.26%
Turkey 24.31%
Dominican Republic 20.60%
Romania 20.57%
Samoa 19.69%
Belize 19.27%
Equatorial Guinea 18.29%
Fiji 18.06%
Maldives 17.74%
Russia 16.89%
Azerbaijan 16.49%
Paraguay 16.27%
Malaysia 15.60%
Venezuela 14.94%
Ecuador 14.23%
Bulgaria 14.16%
China 11.35%
Belarus 11.31%
Peru 11.16%
Tonga 11.12%
Turkmenistan 11.01%
Mexico 8.13%
Cuba 7.39%
Guatemala 7.21%
Thailand 6.98%
Kazakhstan 3.73%
Suriname Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 30.53% 1.36%
2020 29.17% 3.95%
2019 25.22% 0.21%
2018 25.01% 0.06%
2017 24.95% -0.06%
2016 25.01% 12.01%
2015 13.00% -2.52%
2014 15.52% -3.55%
2013 19.07% -0.31%
2012 19.38% 0.41%
2011 18.97% 5.61%
2010 13.36% -6.06%
2009 19.42% -0.49%
2008 19.92% -0.50%
2007 20.42% -0.52%
2006 20.93% -0.58%
2005 21.51% -0.45%
2004 21.96% -2.36%
2003 24.32% -2.43%
2002 26.76% -2.28%
2001 29.03% -2.37%
2000 31.41% -2.42%
1999 33.83% 9.25%
1998 24.58% -2.04%
1997 26.62% 1.05%
1996 25.56% -2.24%
1995 27.80% -1.96%
1994 29.76% -8.03%
1993 37.79% -5.69%
1992 43.49% 1.06%
1991 42.43% 1.06%