Ecuador 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.
  • Ecuador youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 8.71%, a 0.78% increase from 2018.
  • Ecuador youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.93%, a 0.5% 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 57.47%
Libya 49.54%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 39.76%
Namibia 37.82%
Jordan 37.28%
St. Lucia 35.95%
Botswana 35.56%
North Macedonia 35.55%
Gabon 35.52%
Bosnia 33.97%
Armenia 33.51%
Costa Rica 31.82%
Algeria 29.69%
Brazil 27.47%
Serbia 27.12%
Albania 26.99%
Guyana 26.20%
Iran 25.46%
Montenegro 25.25%
Iraq 25.16%
Turkey 24.64%
Mauritius 23.84%
Jamaica 22.07%
Colombia 20.01%
Samoa 17.55%
Lebanon 17.10%
Romania 16.78%
Maldives 16.63%
Dominican Republic 15.89%
Venezuela 15.88%
Equatorial Guinea 15.47%
Russia 15.46%
Belize 15.35%
Paraguay 15.11%
Fiji 14.97%
Suriname 13.20%
Azerbaijan 13.19%
Malaysia 11.77%
China 11.01%
Belarus 10.63%
Bulgaria 8.89%
Ecuador 8.71%
Tonga 8.58%
Turkmenistan 8.04%
Peru 7.37%
Mexico 7.15%
Guatemala 4.88%
Cuba 4.49%
Thailand 4.22%
Kazakhstan 3.67%
Ecuador Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 8.71% 0.78%
2018 7.93% -0.50%
2017 8.43% -1.91%
2016 10.34% 1.53%
2015 8.81% -0.24%
2014 9.05% 0.64%
2013 8.41% -0.24%
2012 8.65% -0.33%
2011 8.98% -0.40%
2010 9.38% -0.59%
2009 9.97% 0.73%
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% 1.10%
2002 9.87% 1.16%
2001 8.71% -1.27%
2000 9.98% -0.04%
1999 10.02% 0.02%
1998 10.00% -0.13%
1997 10.13% 0.06%
1996 10.07% 0.02%
1995 10.05% 0.03%
1994 10.02% 0.08%
1993 9.94% 0.18%
1992 9.76% 0.13%
1991 9.63% 0.13%