Germany 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.
  • Germany youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 5.75%, a 0.43% 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
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%
Germany Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 5.75% -0.43%
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% -0.48%
2011 8.53% -1.30%
2010 9.83% -1.39%
2009 11.22% 0.66%
2008 10.56% -1.34%
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% -0.75%
2000 8.54% -0.34%
1999 8.88% -0.91%
1998 9.79% -0.88%
1997 10.67% 1.04%
1996 9.63% 1.16%
1995 8.47% -0.49%
1994 8.96% 1.29%
1993 7.67% 1.70%
1992 5.97% 0.46%
1991 5.51% 0.46%