Cyprus 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.
  • Cyprus youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 15.62%, a 3.89% decline from 2018.
  • Cyprus youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 19.50%, a 4.45% decline from 2017.
  • Cyprus youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 23.95%, a 3.99% decline from 2016.
  • Cyprus youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 27.93%, a 3.38% 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%
Cyprus Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 15.62% -3.89%
2018 19.50% -4.45%
2017 23.95% -3.99%
2016 27.93% -3.38%
2015 31.31% -3.08%
2014 34.38% -2.62%
2013 37.01% 10.53%
2012 26.48% 5.55%
2011 20.93% 5.32%
2010 15.62% 2.62%
2009 13.00% 4.51%
2008 8.49% -1.03%
2007 9.52% 0.02%
2006 9.49% -3.45%
2005 12.94% 4.69%
2004 8.25% -0.19%
2003 8.44% 1.14%
2002 7.31% -0.51%
2001 7.81% -1.91%
2000 9.73% -1.21%
1999 10.93% 0.76%
1998 10.18% 0.95%
1997 9.23% 0.71%
1996 8.52% 0.90%
1995 7.62% 1.01%
1994 6.61% 0.62%
1993 5.99% 1.24%
1992 4.76% -0.04%
1991 4.80% -0.04%