Cuba Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Cuba youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 7.39%, a 1.05% increase from 2020.
  • Cuba youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 6.33%, a 1.63% increase from 2019.
  • Cuba youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.71%, a 0.12% increase from 2018.
  • Cuba youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.59%, a 0% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 64.18%
Libya 50.45%
Costa Rica 45.36%
Botswana 41.20%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.09%
Jordan 40.53%
Namibia 40.44%
St. Lucia 38.69%
Gabon 38.43%
Armenia 36.09%
North Macedonia 34.12%
Bosnia 32.87%
Brazil 31.90%
Algeria 31.88%
Montenegro 31.56%
Suriname 30.53%
Serbia 30.41%
Guyana 29.85%
Lebanon 29.60%
Albania 27.84%
Iran 27.21%
Iraq 27.20%
Colombia 26.45%
Jamaica 26.11%
Mauritius 25.26%
Turkey 24.31%
Dominican Republic 20.60%
Romania 20.57%
Samoa 19.69%
Belize 19.27%
Equatorial Guinea 18.29%
Fiji 18.06%
Maldives 17.74%
Russia 16.89%
Azerbaijan 16.49%
Paraguay 16.27%
Malaysia 15.60%
Venezuela 14.94%
Ecuador 14.23%
Bulgaria 14.16%
China 11.35%
Belarus 11.31%
Peru 11.16%
Tonga 11.12%
Turkmenistan 11.01%
Mexico 8.13%
Cuba 7.39%
Guatemala 7.21%
Thailand 6.98%
Kazakhstan 3.73%
Cuba Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 7.39% 1.05%
2020 6.33% 1.63%
2019 4.71% 0.12%
2018 4.59% 0.00%
2017 4.59% -0.68%
2016 5.26% -1.03%
2015 6.29% -0.61%
2014 6.90% -1.49%
2013 8.39% -0.35%
2012 8.74% 0.85%
2011 7.89% 1.75%
2010 6.14% 2.61%
2009 3.53% 0.16%
2008 3.37% -0.56%
2007 3.93% -0.29%
2006 4.22% -0.13%
2005 4.34% 0.24%
2004 4.10% -0.98%
2003 5.08% -2.24%
2002 7.32% -1.81%
2001 9.13% -3.07%
2000 12.20% -1.81%
1999 14.01% 0.16%
1998 13.85% -1.88%
1997 15.73% -1.10%
1996 16.83% -1.23%
1995 18.06% 0.41%
1994 17.65% 0.05%
1993 17.60% 0.26%
1992 17.33% 0.25%
1991 17.08% 0.25%