Estonia 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.
  • Estonia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 11.09%, a 0.75% decline from 2018.
  • Estonia youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 11.84%, a 0.25% decline from 2017.
  • Estonia youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 12.09%, a 1.31% decline from 2016.
  • Estonia youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 13.40%, a 0.3% increase 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%
Estonia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 11.09% -0.75%
2018 11.84% -0.25%
2017 12.09% -1.31%
2016 13.40% 0.30%
2015 13.10% -1.89%
2014 14.99% -3.74%
2013 18.73% -2.14%
2012 20.87% -1.50%
2011 22.37% -10.48%
2010 32.85% 5.55%
2009 27.30% 15.33%
2008 11.97% 1.90%
2007 10.07% -2.02%
2006 12.09% -3.03%
2005 15.12% -10.48%
2004 25.60% -1.03%
2003 26.63% 6.43%
2002 20.20% -3.65%
2001 23.85% 2.76%
2000 21.09% -0.91%
1999 22.00% 7.16%
1998 14.84% -3.60%
1997 18.44% 2.68%
1996 15.76% 1.81%
1995 13.95% 2.56%
1994 11.39% 0.51%
1993 10.88% 3.47%
1992 7.41% 3.96%
1991 3.45% 3.96%