Finland 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.
  • Finland youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 17.09%, a 0.17% increase from 2018.
  • Finland youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 16.92%, a 3.07% decline from 2017.
  • Finland youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 19.99%, a 0.02% decline from 2016.
  • Finland youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 20.01%, a 2.26% 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%
Finland Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 17.09% 0.17%
2018 16.92% -3.07%
2017 19.99% -0.02%
2016 20.01% -2.26%
2015 22.27% 1.87%
2014 20.40% 0.60%
2013 19.80% 0.94%
2012 18.86% -1.08%
2011 19.94% -1.34%
2010 21.28% -0.09%
2009 21.37% 5.05%
2008 16.32% -0.10%
2007 16.42% -2.19%
2006 18.61% -1.35%
2005 19.96% -8.35%
2004 28.31% -0.50%
2003 28.81% -0.60%
2002 29.41% 1.66%
2001 27.75% -1.95%
2000 29.70% -0.16%
1999 29.86% -4.54%
1998 34.40% -0.84%
1997 35.24% -6.00%
1996 41.24% 0.63%
1995 40.61% 9.46%
1994 31.15% 0.36%
1993 30.79% 6.29%
1992 24.50% 9.54%
1991 14.96% 9.54%