Guatemala 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.
  • Guatemala youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.88%, a 0.03% decline from 2018.
  • Guatemala youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.91%, a 0.06% decline from 2017.
  • Guatemala youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 4.97%, a 0.65% decline from 2016.
  • Guatemala youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 5.62%, a 0.05% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 57.47%
Libya 49.54%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 39.76%
Namibia 37.82%
Jordan 37.28%
St. Lucia 35.95%
Botswana 35.56%
North Macedonia 35.55%
Gabon 35.52%
Bosnia 33.97%
Armenia 33.51%
Costa Rica 31.82%
Algeria 29.69%
Brazil 27.47%
Serbia 27.12%
Albania 26.99%
Guyana 26.20%
Iran 25.46%
Montenegro 25.25%
Iraq 25.16%
Turkey 24.64%
Mauritius 23.84%
Jamaica 22.07%
Colombia 20.01%
Samoa 17.55%
Lebanon 17.10%
Romania 16.78%
Maldives 16.63%
Dominican Republic 15.89%
Venezuela 15.88%
Equatorial Guinea 15.47%
Russia 15.46%
Belize 15.35%
Paraguay 15.11%
Fiji 14.97%
Suriname 13.20%
Azerbaijan 13.19%
Malaysia 11.77%
China 11.01%
Belarus 10.63%
Bulgaria 8.89%
Ecuador 8.71%
Tonga 8.58%
Turkmenistan 8.04%
Peru 7.37%
Mexico 7.15%
Guatemala 4.88%
Cuba 4.49%
Thailand 4.22%
Kazakhstan 3.67%
Guatemala Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 4.88% -0.03%
2018 4.91% -0.06%
2017 4.97% -0.65%
2016 5.62% -0.05%
2015 5.67% -0.07%
2014 5.74% 0.21%
2013 5.53% 0.88%
2012 4.65% -0.37%
2011 5.02% -0.27%
2010 5.29% 0.03%
2009 5.26% 0.20%
2008 5.06% -0.07%
2007 5.13% -0.07%
2006 5.20% -0.08%
2005 5.28% -0.04%
2004 5.32% 0.85%
2003 4.47% 0.01%
2002 4.46% 0.06%
2001 4.40% -0.03%
2000 4.43% -0.04%
1999 4.47% 0.03%
1998 4.44% 0.02%
1997 4.42% -0.01%
1996 4.43% 0.00%
1995 4.43% 0.00%
1994 4.43% 0.01%
1993 4.42% 0.09%
1992 4.33% 0.07%
1991 4.26% 0.07%