Cabo Verde 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.
  • Cabo Verde youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 27.82%, a 0.2% increase from 2018.
  • Cabo Verde youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 27.62%, a 4.45% decline from 2017.
  • Cabo Verde youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 32.07%, a 1% increase from 2016.
  • Cabo Verde youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 31.07%, a 1.1% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Eswatini 46.22%
West Bank and Gaza 40.04%
Tunisia 35.78%
Lesotho 34.41%
Sudan 32.12%
Georgia 29.93%
Cabo Verde 27.82%
Egypt 26.54%
India 23.01%
Zambia 22.63%
Morocco 22.29%
Congo, Rep. 21.58%
Djibouti 21.57%
Mauritania 20.98%
Sri Lanka 20.79%
Sao Tome and Principe 20.06%
Nigeria 17.69%
Angola 16.26%
Mongolia 15.96%
Ukraine 15.53%
Kyrgyz Republic 14.79%
Indonesia 13.37%
Timor-Leste 12.31%
Bangladesh 12.13%
Uzbekistan 11.31%
Honduras 10.55%
Moldova 10.51%
Bhutan 10.03%
Nicaragua 9.94%
El Salvador 9.46%
Ghana 8.72%
Pakistan 7.81%
Kenya 7.17%
Bolivia 6.70%
Philippines 6.67%
Vietnam 6.64%
Cameroon 5.73%
Papua New Guinea 4.25%
Vanuatu 4.17%
Lao PDR 1.67%
Myanmar 1.50%
Solomon Islands 1.11%
Cambodia 0.37%
Cabo Verde Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 27.82% 0.20%
2018 27.62% -4.45%
2017 32.07% 1.00%
2016 31.07% 1.10%
2015 29.97% 1.14%
2014 28.83% 1.03%
2013 27.80% 1.15%
2012 26.65% 1.08%
2011 25.57% 1.03%
2010 24.54% 0.55%
2009 23.99% 0.99%
2008 23.00% 0.31%
2007 22.69% 0.16%
2006 22.53% 0.10%
2005 22.43% -0.04%
2004 22.47% -0.03%
2003 22.50% 0.05%
2002 22.45% 0.12%
2001 22.33% -0.02%
2000 22.35% -0.02%
1999 22.37% 0.21%
1998 22.16% 0.16%
1997 22.00% 0.18%
1996 21.82% 0.26%
1995 21.56% 0.25%
1994 21.31% 0.38%
1993 20.93% 0.55%
1992 20.38% 0.45%
1991 19.93% 0.45%