Haiti 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.
  • Haiti youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 29.67%, a 0.22% decline from 2018.
  • Haiti youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 29.89%, a 0.26% decline from 2017.
  • Haiti youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 30.15%, a 0.27% decline from 2016.
  • Haiti youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 30.42%, a 0.15% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Haiti 29.67%
Yemen 24.24%
Syrian Arab Republic 20.84%
Somalia 19.82%
South Sudan 18.57%
Comoros 18.29%
Afghanistan 17.22%
Mali 16.66%
Tajikistan 12.88%
Gambia 12.44%
Eritrea 10.90%
Togo 8.89%
Sierra Leone 8.88%
Zimbabwe 8.13%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 7.75%
Senegal 7.66%
Burkina Faso 7.64%
Malawi 7.40%
Mozambique 6.72%
Central African Republic 6.55%
North Korea 5.88%
Guinea 5.04%
Benin 4.88%
Guinea-Bissau 4.59%
Nepal 4.57%
Tanzania 3.48%
Chad 3.26%
Ethiopia 3.17%
Madagascar 3.12%
Burundi 2.62%
Uganda 2.48%
Liberia 2.12%
Rwanda 1.66%
Niger 0.60%
Haiti Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 29.67% -0.22%
2018 29.89% -0.26%
2017 30.15% -0.27%
2016 30.42% -0.15%
2015 30.57% -0.15%
2014 30.72% -0.16%
2013 30.88% 0.07%
2012 30.81% -1.00%
2011 31.81% -1.09%
2010 32.90% -1.13%
2009 34.03% -0.20%
2008 34.23% -1.35%
2007 35.58% 2.50%
2006 33.08% 2.40%
2005 30.68% 2.38%
2004 28.30% 2.28%
2003 26.02% 2.32%
2002 23.70% 2.27%
2001 21.43% 2.02%
2000 19.41% 2.10%
1999 17.31% 0.11%
1998 17.20% 0.03%
1997 17.17% -0.02%
1996 17.19% 0.20%
1995 16.99% 0.19%
1994 16.80% 0.07%
1993 16.73% 0.24%
1992 16.49% 0.22%
1991 16.27% 0.22%