Cyprus 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.
  • Cyprus youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 16.04%, a 3.46% 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 3.98% 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
New Caledonia 39.33%
French Polynesia 37.78%
Greece 35.11%
Spain 32.61%
Barbados 30.15%
Saudi Arabia 29.63%
Uruguay 29.40%
Italy 29.22%
Argentina 25.97%
Bahamas 24.50%
Brunei 21.70%
Puerto Rico 20.43%
Sweden 20.22%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 19.88%
Chile 19.62%
France 19.54%
Portugal 18.29%
Finland 17.09%
Luxembourg 16.82%
Croatia 16.62%
Slovak Republic 16.11%
Cyprus 16.04%
Kuwait 15.73%
Guam 15.54%
Channel Islands 15.34%
Belgium 14.25%
Panama 13.03%
Ireland 12.56%
Latvia 12.48%
Lithuania 11.87%
Australia 11.84%
Oman 11.55%
Singapore 11.50%
Hungary 11.40%
New Zealand 11.16%
Estonia 11.09%
United Kingdom 11.08%
Canada 11.04%
Denmark 10.05%
Norway 9.88%
Poland 9.84%
South Korea 9.82%
Malta 9.16%
Trinidad and Tobago 9.12%
Hong Kong 8.57%
Austria 8.51%
Iceland 8.48%
United States 8.30%
Slovenia 8.15%
Switzerland 7.98%
Bahrain 7.31%
UAE 7.19%
Netherlands 6.77%
Israel 6.68%
Germany 5.75%
Czech Republic 5.63%
Macao 4.95%
Japan 3.89%
Qatar 0.47%
Cyprus Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 16.04% -3.46%
2018 19.50% -4.45%
2017 23.95% -3.98%
2016 27.93% -3.38%
2015 31.31% -3.07%
2014 34.38% -2.63%
2013 37.01% 10.53%
2012 26.48% 5.55%
2011 20.93% 5.31%
2010 15.62% 2.62%
2009 13.00% 4.51%
2008 8.49% -1.03%
2007 9.52% 0.03%
2006 9.49% -3.45%
2005 12.94% 4.69%
2004 8.25% -0.19%
2003 8.44% 1.13%
2002 7.31% -0.50%
2001 7.81% -1.92%
2000 9.73% -0.87%
1999 10.60% 1.01%
1998 9.59% 0.78%
1997 8.81% 1.12%
1996 7.69% 1.10%
1995 6.59% 0.43%
1994 6.16% 0.69%
1993 5.47% 0.71%
1992 4.76% -0.10%
1991 4.86% -0.10%