Finland 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.
  • Finland youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 16.30%, a 0.62% decline 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
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%
Finland Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 16.30% -0.62%
2018 16.92% -3.07%
2017 19.99% -0.02%
2016 20.01% -2.26%
2015 22.27% 1.86%
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% -0.09%
2007 16.42% -2.20%
2006 18.61% -1.35%
2005 19.96% -8.35%
2004 28.31% -0.51%
2003 28.81% -0.59%
2002 29.41% 1.66%
2001 27.75% -1.95%
2000 29.70% -0.16%
1999 29.86% -4.55%
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%