Switzerland Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Switzerland youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.40%, a 0.53% decline from 2018.
  • Switzerland youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.93%, a 0.12% decline from 2017.
  • Switzerland youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 8.05%, a 0.52% decline from 2016.
  • Switzerland youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 8.57%, a 0.24% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
French Polynesia 36.92%
Greece 35.11%
New Caledonia 34.21%
Spain 32.90%
Barbados 30.22%
Brunei 30.03%
Italy 29.30%
Saudi Arabia 28.59%
Uruguay 27.05%
Argentina 25.35%
Bahamas 23.51%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 21.54%
Puerto Rico 19.74%
France 19.15%
Chile 18.97%
Portugal 18.45%
Croatia 17.82%
Sweden 17.78%
Finland 16.30%
Slovak Republic 16.21%
Channel Islands 15.86%
Kuwait 15.80%
Belgium 15.68%
Cyprus 15.62%
Luxembourg 14.89%
Guam 13.92%
Oman 13.19%
Ireland 13.07%
Estonia 12.56%
Lithuania 12.39%
Latvia 12.28%
Australia 12.06%
Poland 11.60%
United Kingdom 11.31%
New Zealand 11.23%
Hungary 11.09%
South Korea 10.97%
Canada 10.77%
Panama 10.04%
Hong Kong 10.03%
Denmark 9.82%
Norway 9.33%
Singapore 9.29%
Slovenia 9.11%
United States 8.54%
Austria 8.37%
Malta 8.24%
Iceland 7.80%
Switzerland 7.40%
UAE 7.34%
Israel 7.26%
Czech Republic 6.38%
Trinidad and Tobago 6.37%
Netherlands 6.35%
Macao 5.73%
Germany 5.42%
Bahrain 4.63%
Japan 3.67%
Qatar 0.38%
Switzerland Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 7.40% -0.53%
2018 7.93% -0.12%
2017 8.05% -0.52%
2016 8.57% -0.24%
2015 8.81% 0.22%
2014 8.58% -0.14%
2013 8.73% 0.41%
2012 8.31% 0.62%
2011 7.69% -0.53%
2010 8.22% -0.25%
2009 8.47% 1.47%
2008 7.00% -0.11%
2007 7.11% -0.58%
2006 7.69% -1.07%
2005 8.76% 1.06%
2004 7.70% -0.78%
2003 8.48% 2.90%
2002 5.58% -0.04%
2001 5.62% 0.62%
2000 5.00% -1.16%
1999 6.16% 0.09%
1998 6.06% -0.39%
1997 6.45% 1.51%
1996 4.94% -0.51%
1995 5.45% -0.52%
1994 5.97% -0.40%
1993 6.37% 1.85%
1992 4.53% 1.34%
1991 3.18% 1.34%