Cuba 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.
  • Cuba youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.49%, a 0.05% decline from 2018.
  • Cuba youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.54%, a 0.02% increase from 2017.
  • Cuba youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 4.52%, a 0.68% decline from 2016.
  • Cuba youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 5.20%, a 0.87% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 57.47%
Libya 49.54%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 39.76%
Namibia 37.82%
Jordan 37.28%
St. Lucia 35.95%
Botswana 35.56%
North Macedonia 35.55%
Gabon 35.52%
Bosnia 33.97%
Armenia 33.51%
Costa Rica 31.82%
Algeria 29.69%
Brazil 27.47%
Serbia 27.12%
Albania 26.99%
Guyana 26.20%
Iran 25.46%
Montenegro 25.25%
Iraq 25.16%
Turkey 24.64%
Mauritius 23.84%
Jamaica 22.07%
Colombia 20.01%
Samoa 17.55%
Lebanon 17.10%
Romania 16.78%
Maldives 16.63%
Dominican Republic 15.89%
Venezuela 15.88%
Equatorial Guinea 15.47%
Russia 15.46%
Belize 15.35%
Paraguay 15.11%
Fiji 14.97%
Suriname 13.20%
Azerbaijan 13.19%
Malaysia 11.77%
China 11.01%
Belarus 10.63%
Bulgaria 8.89%
Ecuador 8.71%
Tonga 8.58%
Turkmenistan 8.04%
Peru 7.37%
Mexico 7.15%
Guatemala 4.88%
Cuba 4.49%
Thailand 4.22%
Kazakhstan 3.67%
Cuba Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 4.49% -0.05%
2018 4.54% 0.02%
2017 4.52% -0.68%
2016 5.20% -0.87%
2015 6.07% -0.60%
2014 6.67% -1.24%
2013 7.91% -0.30%
2012 8.21% 0.66%
2011 7.55% 1.50%
2010 6.05% 2.53%
2009 3.52% 0.12%
2008 3.40% -0.41%
2007 3.81% -0.27%
2006 4.08% -0.06%
2005 4.14% 0.20%
2004 3.94% -0.85%
2003 4.79% -1.74%
2002 6.53% -1.36%
2001 7.89% -2.33%
2000 10.22% -1.26%
1999 11.48% 0.18%
1998 11.30% -1.34%
1997 12.64% -0.68%
1996 13.32% -0.88%
1995 14.20% 0.20%
1994 14.00% 0.26%
1993 13.74% 0.31%
1992 13.43% 0.19%
1991 13.24% 0.19%