Greece 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.
  • Greece youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 35.11%, a 4.63% decline from 2018.
  • Greece youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 39.74%, a 3.73% decline from 2017.
  • Greece youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 43.47%, a 3.75% decline from 2016.
  • Greece youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 47.22%, a 2.5% 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%
Greece Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 35.11% -4.63%
2018 39.74% -3.73%
2017 43.47% -3.75%
2016 47.22% -2.50%
2015 49.72% -2.60%
2014 52.32% -5.68%
2013 58.00% 3.01%
2012 54.99% 10.69%
2011 44.30% 11.68%
2010 32.62% 7.18%
2009 25.44% 3.78%
2008 21.66% -0.83%
2007 22.49% -2.27%
2006 24.76% -0.91%
2005 25.67% -0.29%
2004 25.96% 0.69%
2003 25.27% -0.34%
2002 25.61% -2.06%
2001 27.67% -1.10%
2000 28.77% -2.06%
1999 30.83% 1.99%
1998 28.84% -0.95%
1997 29.79% 0.02%
1996 29.77% 3.06%
1995 26.71% 0.08%
1994 26.63% 0.83%
1993 25.80% 2.00%
1992 23.80% 0.40%
1991 23.40% 0.40%