Eritrea 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.
  • Eritrea youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 10.90%, a 0.09% decline from 2018.
  • Eritrea youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 10.99%, a 0.11% decline from 2017.
  • Eritrea youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 11.10%, a 0.11% decline from 2016.
  • Eritrea youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 11.21%, a 0.07% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Haiti 29.67%
Yemen 24.24%
Syrian Arab Republic 20.84%
Somalia 19.82%
South Sudan 18.57%
Comoros 18.29%
Afghanistan 17.22%
Mali 16.66%
Tajikistan 12.88%
Gambia 12.44%
Eritrea 10.90%
Togo 8.89%
Sierra Leone 8.88%
Zimbabwe 8.13%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 7.75%
Senegal 7.66%
Burkina Faso 7.64%
Malawi 7.40%
Mozambique 6.72%
Central African Republic 6.55%
North Korea 5.88%
Guinea 5.04%
Benin 4.88%
Guinea-Bissau 4.59%
Nepal 4.57%
Tanzania 3.48%
Chad 3.26%
Ethiopia 3.17%
Madagascar 3.12%
Burundi 2.62%
Uganda 2.48%
Liberia 2.12%
Rwanda 1.66%
Niger 0.60%
Eritrea Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 10.90% -0.09%
2018 10.99% -0.11%
2017 11.10% -0.11%
2016 11.21% -0.07%
2015 11.28% -0.04%
2014 11.32% -0.03%
2013 11.35% 0.05%
2012 11.30% 0.08%
2011 11.22% 0.08%
2010 11.14% 0.20%
2009 10.94% 0.52%
2008 10.42% -0.02%
2007 10.44% -0.14%
2006 10.58% -0.16%
2005 10.74% 0.00%
2004 10.74% -0.02%
2003 10.76% 0.01%
2002 10.75% 0.08%
2001 10.67% -0.06%
2000 10.73% -0.15%
1999 10.88% -0.04%
1998 10.92% -0.10%
1997 11.02% -0.08%
1996 11.10% -0.12%
1995 11.22% -0.15%
1994 11.37% -0.01%
1993 11.38% 0.16%
1992 11.22% 0.14%
1991 11.08% 0.14%