Germany 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.
  • Germany youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 5.42%, a 0.77% decline from 2018.
  • Germany youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 6.18%, a 0.57% decline from 2017.
  • Germany youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 6.75%, a 0.29% decline from 2016.
  • Germany youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 7.04%, a 0.19% 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%
Germany Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 5.42% -0.77%
2018 6.18% -0.57%
2017 6.75% -0.29%
2016 7.04% -0.19%
2015 7.23% -0.52%
2014 7.75% -0.08%
2013 7.83% -0.22%
2012 8.05% -0.49%
2011 8.53% -1.29%
2010 9.83% -1.40%
2009 11.22% 0.67%
2008 10.56% -1.35%
2007 11.90% -1.86%
2006 13.76% -1.77%
2005 15.53% 2.54%
2004 12.99% 1.96%
2003 11.03% 1.74%
2002 9.29% 1.50%
2001 7.79% -0.76%
2000 8.54% -0.34%
1999 8.88% -0.91%
1998 9.79% -0.88%
1997 10.67% 1.04%
1996 9.63% 1.17%
1995 8.47% -0.50%
1994 8.96% 1.29%
1993 7.67% 1.70%
1992 5.97% 0.46%
1991 5.51% 0.46%