Ecuador Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

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 2021 was 14.23%, a 3.16% increase from 2020.
  • Ecuador youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 11.07%, a 2.35% increase from 2019.
  • Ecuador youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 8.72%, a 0.76% increase from 2018.
  • Ecuador youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.96%, a 0.52% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 64.18%
Libya 50.45%
Costa Rica 45.36%
Botswana 41.20%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.09%
Jordan 40.53%
Namibia 40.44%
St. Lucia 38.69%
Gabon 38.43%
Armenia 36.09%
North Macedonia 34.12%
Bosnia 32.87%
Brazil 31.90%
Algeria 31.88%
Montenegro 31.56%
Suriname 30.53%
Serbia 30.41%
Guyana 29.85%
Lebanon 29.60%
Albania 27.84%
Iran 27.21%
Iraq 27.20%
Colombia 26.45%
Jamaica 26.11%
Mauritius 25.26%
Turkey 24.31%
Dominican Republic 20.60%
Romania 20.57%
Samoa 19.69%
Belize 19.27%
Equatorial Guinea 18.29%
Fiji 18.06%
Maldives 17.74%
Russia 16.89%
Azerbaijan 16.49%
Paraguay 16.27%
Malaysia 15.60%
Venezuela 14.94%
Ecuador 14.23%
Bulgaria 14.16%
China 11.35%
Belarus 11.31%
Peru 11.16%
Tonga 11.12%
Turkmenistan 11.01%
Mexico 8.13%
Cuba 7.39%
Guatemala 7.21%
Thailand 6.98%
Kazakhstan 3.73%
Ecuador Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 14.23% 3.16%
2020 11.07% 2.35%
2019 8.72% 0.76%
2018 7.96% -0.52%
2017 8.48% -1.89%
2016 10.37% 1.52%
2015 8.85% -0.21%
2014 9.06% 0.72%
2013 8.34% -0.20%
2012 8.54% -0.38%
2011 8.91% -0.39%
2010 9.31% -0.60%
2009 9.91% 0.69%
2008 9.22% 2.18%
2007 7.04% -0.94%
2006 7.98% 0.08%
2005 7.90% -2.36%
2004 10.26% -0.66%
2003 10.92% 1.20%
2002 9.72% 1.06%
2001 8.66% -1.28%
2000 9.94% -0.52%
1999 10.46% 0.79%
1998 9.67% -0.06%
1997 9.73% -0.13%
1996 9.86% 0.11%
1995 9.75% 0.24%
1994 9.51% -0.14%
1993 9.64% 0.07%
1992 9.57% 0.25%
1991 9.32% 0.25%