Spain 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.
  • Spain youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 32.90%, a 1.47% decline from 2018.
  • Spain youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 34.37%, a 4.2% decline from 2017.
  • Spain youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 38.57%, a 5.85% decline from 2016.
  • Spain youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 44.42%, a 3.9% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
French Polynesia 36.92%
Greece 35.11%
New Caledonia 34.21%
Spain 32.90%
Barbados 30.22%
Brunei 30.03%
Italy 29.30%
Saudi Arabia 28.59%
Uruguay 27.05%
Argentina 25.35%
Bahamas 23.51%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 21.54%
Puerto Rico 19.74%
France 19.15%
Chile 18.97%
Portugal 18.45%
Croatia 17.82%
Sweden 17.78%
Finland 16.30%
Slovak Republic 16.21%
Channel Islands 15.86%
Kuwait 15.80%
Belgium 15.68%
Cyprus 15.62%
Luxembourg 14.89%
Guam 13.92%
Oman 13.19%
Ireland 13.07%
Estonia 12.56%
Lithuania 12.39%
Latvia 12.28%
Australia 12.06%
Poland 11.60%
United Kingdom 11.31%
New Zealand 11.23%
Hungary 11.09%
South Korea 10.97%
Canada 10.77%
Panama 10.04%
Hong Kong 10.03%
Denmark 9.82%
Norway 9.33%
Singapore 9.29%
Slovenia 9.11%
United States 8.54%
Austria 8.37%
Malta 8.24%
Iceland 7.80%
Switzerland 7.40%
UAE 7.34%
Israel 7.26%
Czech Republic 6.38%
Trinidad and Tobago 6.37%
Netherlands 6.35%
Macao 5.73%
Germany 5.42%
Bahrain 4.63%
Japan 3.67%
Qatar 0.38%
Spain Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 32.90% -1.47%
2018 34.37% -4.20%
2017 38.57% -5.85%
2016 44.42% -3.90%
2015 48.32% -4.88%
2014 53.20% -2.31%
2013 55.50% 2.60%
2012 52.90% 6.67%
2011 46.23% 4.73%
2010 41.50% 3.74%
2009 37.76% 13.27%
2008 24.49% 6.37%
2007 18.12% 0.19%
2006 17.93% -1.79%
2005 19.72% -2.81%
2004 22.53% 0.19%
2003 22.34% 0.81%
2002 21.53% 0.84%
2001 20.69% -4.55%
2000 25.24% -3.85%
1999 29.09% -6.30%
1998 35.39% -3.64%
1997 39.03% -2.74%
1996 41.77% -0.05%
1995 41.82% -3.05%
1994 44.87% 2.70%
1993 42.17% 9.17%
1992 33.00% 2.29%
1991 30.70% 2.29%