Yemen 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.
  • Yemen youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 25.47%, a 0.03% increase from 2020.
  • Yemen youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 25.44%, a 0.67% increase from 2019.
  • Yemen youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 24.77%, a 0.08% increase from 2018.
  • Yemen youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 24.69%, a 0.01% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Yemen Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 25.47% 0.03%
2020 25.44% 0.67%
2019 24.77% 0.08%
2018 24.69% 0.01%
2017 24.69% 0.02%
2016 24.66% -0.26%
2015 24.92% 0.55%
2014 24.37% 0.75%
2013 23.62% 0.58%
2012 23.04% 0.33%
2011 22.71% 0.90%
2010 21.81% 0.31%
2009 21.49% 0.34%
2008 21.15% 0.32%
2007 20.84% 0.30%
2006 20.53% 0.33%
2005 20.20% 0.26%
2004 19.94% 0.28%
2003 19.66% 0.28%
2002 19.38% 0.27%
2001 19.11% 0.30%
2000 18.81% 0.22%
1999 18.59% 0.24%
1998 18.34% 0.19%
1997 18.15% 0.18%
1996 17.97% 0.20%
1995 17.77% 0.37%
1994 17.40% 0.10%
1993 17.30% 0.22%
1992 17.08% 0.20%
1991 16.88% 0.20%