Eritrea 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.
  • Eritrea youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 8.76%, a 0.07% increase from 2018.
  • Eritrea youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 8.69%, a 0.12% decline from 2017.
  • Eritrea youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 8.81%, a 0.13% decline from 2016.
  • Eritrea youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 8.94%, a 0.02% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Haiti 30.66%
Yemen 24.04%
Syrian Arab Republic 20.94%
Tajikistan 20.82%
South Sudan 18.78%
Afghanistan 17.43%
Somalia 16.99%
Mali 14.74%
Gambia 12.47%
Comoros 9.88%
Sierra Leone 8.97%
Eritrea 8.76%
Burkina Faso 8.31%
Senegal 8.21%
Zimbabwe 8.09%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 7.98%
Malawi 7.52%
Mozambique 6.87%
North Korea 6.39%
Central African Republic 5.71%
Guinea 5.32%
Benin 4.40%
Guinea-Bissau 3.91%
Tanzania 3.57%
Togo 3.47%
Ethiopia 3.23%
Madagascar 3.09%
Chad 3.09%
Uganda 2.70%
Burundi 2.69%
Liberia 2.31%
Nepal 2.30%
Rwanda 1.71%
Niger 0.64%
Eritrea Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 8.76% 0.07%
2018 8.69% -0.12%
2017 8.81% -0.13%
2016 8.94% -0.02%
2015 8.97% -0.04%
2014 9.01% -0.04%
2013 9.05% 0.11%
2012 8.94% 0.10%
2011 8.85% 0.03%
2010 8.82% 0.18%
2009 8.64% 0.42%
2008 8.22% 0.04%
2007 8.18% -0.17%
2006 8.35% -0.19%
2005 8.54% -0.04%
2004 8.58% -0.06%
2003 8.64% 0.07%
2002 8.57% 0.12%
2001 8.45% -0.12%
2000 8.57% -0.03%
1999 8.60% 0.04%
1998 8.56% -0.02%
1997 8.58% -0.07%
1996 8.64% -0.06%
1995 8.70% 0.04%
1994 8.66% -0.07%
1993 8.73% 0.13%
1992 8.59% 0.07%
1991 8.52% 0.07%