St. Vincent and the Grenadines Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 38.18%, a 2.25% decline from 2021.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 40.43%, a 1.15% decline from 2020.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 41.58%, a 3.38% increase from 2019.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 38.20%, a 0.25% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 51.52%
Libya 51.47%
St. Lucia 40.02%
Namibia 39.78%
Jordan 39.42%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 38.18%
Botswana 37.85%
Gabon 36.89%
North Macedonia 34.91%
Iraq 34.59%
Bosnia 33.47%
Costa Rica 31.89%
Algeria 29.03%
Montenegro 28.26%
Albania 27.79%
Suriname 26.18%
Iran 26.00%
Lebanon 25.50%
Guyana 25.40%
Serbia 24.85%
Armenia 24.57%
Mauritius 22.86%
Romania 21.98%
Belize 21.81%
Colombia 21.61%
Brazil 21.36%
Samoa 20.81%
Turkey 18.98%
Equatorial Guinea 16.51%
Dominican Republic 16.17%
Paraguay 15.15%
Maldives 15.13%
Fiji 14.90%
Jamaica 14.58%
Azerbaijan 13.40%
China 13.17%
Bulgaria 12.23%
Malaysia 11.70%
Venezuela 11.39%
Belarus 11.22%
Turkmenistan 10.59%
Ecuador 8.65%
Tonga 8.38%
Peru 7.45%
Mexico 6.36%
Guatemala 5.05%
Thailand 4.47%
Kazakhstan 3.85%
Cuba 3.47%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 38.18% -2.25%
2021 40.43% -1.15%
2020 41.58% 3.38%
2019 38.20% 0.25%
2018 37.96% 0.13%
2017 37.83% 0.20%
2016 37.63% 0.11%
2015 37.52% 0.12%
2014 37.40% 0.15%
2013 37.25% 0.11%
2012 37.14% 0.04%
2011 37.10% -0.02%
2010 37.12% 0.18%
2009 36.94% 0.31%
2008 36.62% -0.42%
2007 37.04% -0.26%
2006 37.30% -0.62%
2005 37.92% -0.39%
2004 38.31% -0.27%
2003 38.58% -0.45%
2002 39.03% -0.60%
2001 39.63% 0.44%
2000 39.19% 0.46%
1999 38.74% 0.45%
1998 38.29% 0.34%
1997 37.95% 0.23%
1996 37.72% 0.59%
1995 37.13% -0.01%
1994 37.14% 0.62%
1993 36.52% 0.29%
1992 36.22% 0.10%
1991 36.12% 0.10%