Albania Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Albania youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 26.99%, a 1.22% decline from 2018.
  • Albania youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 28.21%, a 2.7% decline from 2017.
  • Albania youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 30.91%, a 4.72% decline from 2016.
  • Albania youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 35.63%, a 3.97% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 57.47%
Libya 49.54%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 39.76%
Namibia 37.82%
Jordan 37.28%
St. Lucia 35.95%
Botswana 35.56%
North Macedonia 35.55%
Gabon 35.52%
Bosnia 33.97%
Armenia 33.51%
Costa Rica 31.82%
Algeria 29.69%
Brazil 27.47%
Serbia 27.12%
Albania 26.99%
Guyana 26.20%
Iran 25.46%
Montenegro 25.25%
Iraq 25.16%
Turkey 24.64%
Mauritius 23.84%
Jamaica 22.07%
Colombia 20.01%
Samoa 17.55%
Lebanon 17.10%
Romania 16.78%
Maldives 16.63%
Dominican Republic 15.89%
Venezuela 15.88%
Equatorial Guinea 15.47%
Russia 15.46%
Belize 15.35%
Paraguay 15.11%
Fiji 14.97%
Suriname 13.20%
Azerbaijan 13.19%
Malaysia 11.77%
China 11.01%
Belarus 10.63%
Bulgaria 8.89%
Ecuador 8.71%
Tonga 8.58%
Turkmenistan 8.04%
Peru 7.37%
Mexico 7.15%
Guatemala 4.88%
Cuba 4.49%
Thailand 4.22%
Kazakhstan 3.67%
Albania Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 26.99% -1.22%
2018 28.21% -2.70%
2017 30.91% -4.72%
2016 35.63% -3.97%
2015 39.60% 0.07%
2014 39.53% 8.57%
2013 30.96% 2.34%
2012 28.62% 5.96%
2011 22.66% -8.21%
2010 30.87% 3.62%
2009 27.25% 0.94%
2008 26.31% -0.15%
2007 26.46% -0.11%
2006 26.57% -0.14%
2005 26.71% -0.05%
2004 26.76% 0.03%
2003 26.73% 0.14%
2002 26.59% 0.11%
2001 26.48% 0.01%
2000 26.47% 0.05%
1999 26.42% 0.39%
1998 26.03% 0.15%
1997 25.88% -0.08%
1996 25.96% 0.15%
1995 25.81% 0.02%
1994 25.79% 0.20%
1993 25.59% 0.50%
1992 25.09% 0.23%
1991 24.86% 0.23%