Syrian Arab Republic 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.
  • Syrian Arab Republic youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 26.22%, a 0.98% increase from 2020.
  • Syrian Arab Republic youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 25.24%, a 2.91% increase from 2019.
  • Syrian Arab Republic youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 22.33%, a 0.21% increase from 2018.
  • Syrian Arab Republic youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 22.12%, a 0.19% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Haiti 35.66%
Somalia 34.74%
Syrian Arab Republic 26.22%
Yemen 25.47%
Comoros 21.66%
South Sudan 20.97%
Afghanistan 20.23%
Tajikistan 17.38%
Mali 17.31%
Gambia 15.49%
Eritrea 14.62%
Guinea-Bissau 12.84%
Central African Republic 11.80%
Sierra Leone 10.77%
Democratic Republic of Congo 10.08%
Malawi 9.85%
Togo 9.71%
Nepal 9.50%
Guinea 8.24%
Mozambique 8.12%
Burkina Faso 7.72%
Zimbabwe 7.33%
North Korea 6.13%
Ethiopia 5.72%
Senegal 5.04%
Madagascar 4.82%
Tanzania 4.60%
Uganda 4.33%
Benin 3.92%
Burundi 3.39%
Liberia 3.23%
Rwanda 2.93%
Chad 2.44%
Niger 1.02%
Syrian Arab Republic Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 26.22% 0.98%
2020 25.24% 2.91%
2019 22.33% 0.21%
2018 22.12% 0.19%
2017 21.93% 0.25%
2016 21.68% 0.24%
2015 21.44% 0.23%
2014 21.21% 0.05%
2013 21.16% 0.26%
2012 20.90% 0.43%
2011 20.47% 0.38%
2010 20.09% 3.93%
2009 16.16% -5.66%
2008 21.82% 3.15%
2007 18.67% 1.31%
2006 17.37% -0.56%
2005 17.92% -0.58%
2004 18.50% -0.65%
2003 19.15% -1.31%
2002 20.47% -1.39%
2001 21.85% 3.73%
2000 18.12% 4.00%
1999 14.12% 0.48%
1998 13.64% 0.18%
1997 13.47% 0.23%
1996 13.24% 0.22%
1995 13.02% -0.55%
1994 13.57% 0.20%
1993 13.37% 0.68%
1992 12.69% 0.54%
1991 12.14% 0.54%