Guatemala Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

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 2021 was 7.21%, a 0.63% increase from 2020.
  • Guatemala youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 6.58%, a 2.1% increase from 2019.
  • Guatemala youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.49%, a 0.24% decline from 2018.
  • Guatemala youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.72%, a 0.25% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 64.18%
Libya 50.45%
Costa Rica 45.36%
Botswana 41.20%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.09%
Jordan 40.53%
Namibia 40.44%
St. Lucia 38.69%
Gabon 38.43%
Armenia 36.09%
North Macedonia 34.12%
Bosnia 32.87%
Brazil 31.90%
Algeria 31.88%
Montenegro 31.56%
Suriname 30.53%
Serbia 30.41%
Guyana 29.85%
Lebanon 29.60%
Albania 27.84%
Iran 27.21%
Iraq 27.20%
Colombia 26.45%
Jamaica 26.11%
Mauritius 25.26%
Turkey 24.31%
Dominican Republic 20.60%
Romania 20.57%
Samoa 19.69%
Belize 19.27%
Equatorial Guinea 18.29%
Fiji 18.06%
Maldives 17.74%
Russia 16.89%
Azerbaijan 16.49%
Paraguay 16.27%
Malaysia 15.60%
Venezuela 14.94%
Ecuador 14.23%
Bulgaria 14.16%
China 11.35%
Belarus 11.31%
Peru 11.16%
Tonga 11.12%
Turkmenistan 11.01%
Mexico 8.13%
Cuba 7.39%
Guatemala 7.21%
Thailand 6.98%
Kazakhstan 3.73%
Guatemala Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 7.21% 0.63%
2020 6.58% 2.10%
2019 4.49% -0.24%
2018 4.72% -0.25%
2017 4.97% -0.66%
2016 5.63% -0.03%
2015 5.66% -0.10%
2014 5.76% 0.20%
2013 5.56% 0.85%
2012 4.71% -0.24%
2011 4.95% -0.35%
2010 5.29% -0.10%
2009 5.39% 0.08%
2008 5.32% 0.09%
2007 5.22% -0.04%
2006 5.27% -0.08%
2005 5.35% -0.01%
2004 5.36% 0.86%
2003 4.50% 0.02%
2002 4.48% -0.06%
2001 4.54% 0.02%
2000 4.51% -0.01%
1999 4.52% 0.02%
1998 4.50% -0.03%
1997 4.54% -0.06%
1996 4.60% 0.05%
1995 4.55% -0.05%
1994 4.60% -0.02%
1993 4.62% 0.01%
1992 4.61% -0.06%
1991 4.66% -0.06%