Cabo Verde 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.
  • Cabo Verde youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 28.01%, a 0.4% increase from 2018.
  • Cabo Verde youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 27.61%, a 4.45% decline from 2017.
  • Cabo Verde youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 32.07%, a 0.98% increase from 2016.
  • Cabo Verde youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 31.09%, a 0.95% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Eswatini 46.55%
West Bank and Gaza 41.96%
Tunisia 36.26%
Lesotho 33.68%
Sudan 31.45%
Egypt 31.05%
Georgia 30.49%
Cabo Verde 28.01%
India 23.34%
Morocco 22.08%
Zambia 21.41%
Congo, Rep. 21.37%
Sri Lanka 21.23%
Djibouti 20.85%
Sao Tome and Principe 20.70%
Ukraine 18.83%
Indonesia 17.04%
Mongolia 16.31%
Angola 15.98%
Mauritania 14.77%
Kyrgyz Republic 14.35%
Nigeria 13.96%
Nicaragua 12.97%
Timor-Leste 12.63%
Moldova 12.49%
Bangladesh 11.87%
Uzbekistan 11.59%
Bhutan 10.50%
Honduras 10.28%
El Salvador 9.55%
Ghana 9.16%
Pakistan 8.88%
Vanuatu 8.76%
Vietnam 7.29%
Kenya 7.24%
Bolivia 6.91%
Philippines 6.19%
Cameroon 5.82%
Papua New Guinea 4.49%
Myanmar 4.00%
Lao PDR 1.71%
Cambodia 1.10%
Solomon Islands 1.07%
Cabo Verde Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 28.01% 0.40%
2018 27.61% -4.45%
2017 32.07% 0.98%
2016 31.09% 0.95%
2015 30.14% 1.13%
2014 29.01% 1.05%
2013 27.96% 1.22%
2012 26.75% 1.16%
2011 25.58% 0.94%
2010 24.64% 0.63%
2009 24.01% 1.30%
2008 22.71% 0.37%
2007 22.34% 0.10%
2006 22.25% -0.03%
2005 22.28% -0.05%
2004 22.33% -0.01%
2003 22.34% 0.03%
2002 22.31% 0.19%
2001 22.12% 0.07%
2000 22.05% 0.06%
1999 21.99% 0.17%
1998 21.82% 0.13%
1997 21.69% 0.16%
1996 21.54% 0.29%
1995 21.25% 0.26%
1994 20.99% 0.33%
1993 20.66% 0.49%
1992 20.17% 0.41%
1991 19.76% 0.41%