Chile 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.
  • Chile youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 18.97%, a 0.75% increase from 2018.
  • Chile youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 18.22%, a 1.06% increase from 2017.
  • Chile youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 17.16%, a 1.14% increase from 2016.
  • Chile youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 16.02%, a 0.13% 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%
Chile Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 18.97% 0.75%
2018 18.22% 1.06%
2017 17.16% 1.14%
2016 16.02% -0.13%
2015 16.15% -0.92%
2014 17.07% 0.35%
2013 16.72% -0.08%
2012 16.80% -1.19%
2011 17.99% -1.13%
2010 19.12% -7.49%
2009 26.61% 3.05%
2008 23.56% 2.14%
2007 21.42% -0.52%
2006 21.95% -1.33%
2005 23.28% -1.13%
2004 24.41% -0.17%
2003 24.58% -0.22%
2002 24.80% 0.47%
2001 24.33% -0.14%
2000 24.47% -0.58%
1999 25.05% 7.43%
1998 17.62% 0.24%
1997 17.39% -0.32%
1996 17.70% 6.37%
1995 11.34% -1.45%
1994 12.79% 2.30%
1993 10.49% 0.26%
1992 10.23% -1.74%
1991 11.97% -1.74%