Ecuador 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.
  • Ecuador youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 8.94%, a 1.01% increase from 2018.
  • Ecuador youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.93%, a 0.49% decline from 2017.
  • Ecuador youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 8.43%, a 1.91% decline from 2016.
  • Ecuador youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 10.34%, a 1.53% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 55.97%
Libya 50.47%
St. Lucia 45.23%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.68%
Bosnia 39.70%
Namibia 39.53%
North Macedonia 39.14%
Botswana 37.35%
Gabon 35.95%
Armenia 35.49%
Jordan 35.03%
Montenegro 30.72%
Costa Rica 30.50%
Serbia 30.03%
Algeria 29.51%
Albania 28.13%
Brazil 27.39%
Iran 27.36%
Iraq 25.14%
Mauritius 23.88%
Turkey 23.68%
Jamaica 22.14%
Guyana 21.28%
Colombia 19.04%
Venezuela 18.78%
Samoa 18.13%
Lebanon 17.61%
Maldives 16.76%
Russia 16.12%
Romania 15.43%
Suriname 15.31%
Belize 15.12%
Fiji 14.83%
Azerbaijan 14.56%
Dominican Republic 13.47%
Equatorial Guinea 12.31%
Paraguay 11.42%
Malaysia 11.26%
China 10.33%
Bulgaria 9.87%
Belarus 9.71%
Ecuador 8.94%
Peru 8.37%
Turkmenistan 8.27%
Mexico 7.07%
Guatemala 4.99%
Cuba 4.20%
Kazakhstan 3.88%
Thailand 3.87%
Tonga 3.59%
Ecuador Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 8.94% 1.01%
2018 7.93% -0.49%
2017 8.43% -1.91%
2016 10.34% 1.53%
2015 8.81% -0.24%
2014 9.05% 0.63%
2013 8.41% -0.24%
2012 8.65% -0.33%
2011 8.98% -0.40%
2010 9.38% -0.59%
2009 9.97% 0.74%
2008 9.24% 2.17%
2007 7.07% -0.94%
2006 8.01% 0.08%
2005 7.93% -2.37%
2004 10.30% -0.67%
2003 10.97% 1.12%
2002 9.85% 1.13%
2001 8.71% -1.27%
2000 9.98% -0.10%
1999 10.08% 0.23%
1998 9.85% -0.13%
1997 9.98% -0.01%
1996 9.98% 0.08%
1995 9.91% 0.07%
1994 9.84% 0.03%
1993 9.81% 0.23%
1992 9.58% 0.14%
1991 9.44% 0.14%