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 2018 was 8.94%, a 0.47% increase from 2017.
  • Ecuador youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 8.47%, a 1.91% decline from 2016.
  • Ecuador youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 10.38%, a 1.54% increase from 2015.
  • Ecuador youth unemployment rate for 2015 was 8.84%, a 0.23% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 52.85%
Bosnia 46.66%
St. Lucia 45.21%
North Macedonia 44.74%
Namibia 44.40%
Libya 41.93%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.43%
Jordan 37.24%
Botswana 37.14%
Armenia 36.75%
Gabon 35.13%
Serbia 32.05%
Albania 30.98%
Algeria 29.95%
Montenegro 29.11%
Brazil 28.64%
Iran 28.35%
Jamaica 25.57%
Mauritius 23.49%
Guyana 22.64%
Costa Rica 20.95%
Turkey 19.98%
Belize 19.82%
Colombia 18.95%
Equatorial Guinea 18.55%
Samoa 17.94%
Lebanon 17.36%
Maldives 17.29%
Venezuela 16.97%
Iraq 16.56%
Suriname 15.86%
Romania 15.32%
Russia 15.28%
Fiji 14.57%
Azerbaijan 13.75%
Bulgaria 13.45%
Dominican Republic 13.37%
Malaysia 11.18%
Paraguay 11.14%
China 10.59%
Belarus 9.80%
Ecuador 8.94%
Turkmenistan 7.37%
Mexico 6.84%
Cuba 5.71%
Guatemala 5.65%
Peru 5.58%
Kazakhstan 4.10%
Thailand 3.54%
Tonga 3.41%
Ecuador Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2018 8.94% 0.47%
2017 8.47% -1.91%
2016 10.38% 1.54%
2015 8.84% -0.23%
2014 9.07% 0.64%
2013 8.43% -0.23%
2012 8.66% -0.32%
2011 8.98% -0.40%
2010 9.38% -0.59%
2009 9.97% 0.74%
2008 9.23% 2.17%
2007 7.07% -0.94%
2006 8.01% 0.08%
2005 7.93% -2.37%
2004 10.31% -0.67%
2003 10.97% 1.16%
2002 9.82% 1.10%
2001 8.72% -1.27%
2000 9.99% -0.54%
1999 10.53% 0.43%
1998 10.11% -0.35%
1997 10.45% 0.02%
1996 10.43% 0.15%
1995 10.28% 0.23%
1994 10.05% 0.22%
1993 9.83% 0.52%
1992 9.31% 0.14%
1991 9.18% 0.14%