Guatemala 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.
  • Guatemala youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.99%, a 0.1% increase from 2018.
  • Guatemala youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.89%, a 0.08% 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 55.97%
Libya 50.47%
St. Lucia 45.23%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.68%
Bosnia 39.70%
Namibia 39.53%
North Macedonia 39.14%
Botswana 37.35%
Gabon 35.95%
Armenia 35.49%
Jordan 35.03%
Montenegro 30.72%
Costa Rica 30.50%
Serbia 30.03%
Algeria 29.51%
Albania 28.13%
Brazil 27.39%
Iran 27.36%
Iraq 25.14%
Mauritius 23.88%
Turkey 23.68%
Jamaica 22.14%
Guyana 21.28%
Colombia 19.04%
Venezuela 18.78%
Samoa 18.13%
Lebanon 17.61%
Maldives 16.76%
Russia 16.12%
Romania 15.43%
Suriname 15.31%
Belize 15.12%
Fiji 14.83%
Azerbaijan 14.56%
Dominican Republic 13.47%
Equatorial Guinea 12.31%
Paraguay 11.42%
Malaysia 11.26%
China 10.33%
Bulgaria 9.87%
Belarus 9.71%
Ecuador 8.94%
Peru 8.37%
Turkmenistan 8.27%
Mexico 7.07%
Guatemala 4.99%
Cuba 4.20%
Kazakhstan 3.88%
Thailand 3.87%
Tonga 3.59%
Guatemala Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 4.99% 0.10%
2018 4.89% -0.08%
2017 4.97% -0.65%
2016 5.62% -0.05%
2015 5.67% -0.07%
2014 5.74% 0.20%
2013 5.53% 0.89%
2012 4.65% -0.32%
2011 4.96% -0.33%
2010 5.29% -0.01%
2009 5.30% 0.38%
2008 4.93% 0.03%
2007 4.90% -0.16%
2006 5.06% -0.20%
2005 5.26% -0.06%
2004 5.32% 0.85%
2003 4.47% 0.05%
2002 4.42% 0.03%
2001 4.39% 0.01%
2000 4.38% 0.01%
1999 4.37% 0.07%
1998 4.30% -0.01%
1997 4.31% -0.04%
1996 4.35% 0.05%
1995 4.30% -0.02%
1994 4.32% 0.01%
1993 4.31% 0.12%
1992 4.19% 0.01%
1991 4.18% 0.01%