Spain 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.
  • Spain youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 32.61%, a 1.76% 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
New Caledonia 39.33%
French Polynesia 37.78%
Greece 35.11%
Spain 32.61%
Barbados 30.15%
Saudi Arabia 29.63%
Uruguay 29.40%
Italy 29.22%
Argentina 25.97%
Bahamas 24.50%
Brunei 21.70%
Puerto Rico 20.43%
Sweden 20.22%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 19.88%
Chile 19.62%
France 19.54%
Portugal 18.29%
Finland 17.09%
Luxembourg 16.82%
Croatia 16.62%
Slovak Republic 16.11%
Cyprus 16.04%
Kuwait 15.73%
Guam 15.54%
Channel Islands 15.34%
Belgium 14.25%
Panama 13.03%
Ireland 12.56%
Latvia 12.48%
Lithuania 11.87%
Australia 11.84%
Oman 11.55%
Singapore 11.50%
Hungary 11.40%
New Zealand 11.16%
Estonia 11.09%
United Kingdom 11.08%
Canada 11.04%
Denmark 10.05%
Norway 9.88%
Poland 9.84%
South Korea 9.82%
Malta 9.16%
Trinidad and Tobago 9.12%
Hong Kong 8.57%
Austria 8.51%
Iceland 8.48%
United States 8.30%
Slovenia 8.15%
Switzerland 7.98%
Bahrain 7.31%
UAE 7.19%
Netherlands 6.77%
Israel 6.68%
Germany 5.75%
Czech Republic 5.63%
Macao 4.95%
Japan 3.89%
Qatar 0.47%
Spain Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 32.61% -1.76%
2018 34.37% -4.20%
2017 38.57% -5.85%
2016 44.42% -3.90%
2015 48.32% -4.88%
2014 53.20% -2.30%
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% 2.30%
1991 30.70% 2.30%