Indonesia 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.
  • Indonesia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 13.37%, a 2.75% decline from 2018.
  • Indonesia youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 16.12%, a 1.6% increase from 2017.
  • Indonesia youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 14.52%, a 1.3% decline from 2016.
  • Indonesia youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 15.82%, a 1.28% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Eswatini 46.22%
West Bank and Gaza 40.04%
Tunisia 35.78%
Lesotho 34.41%
Sudan 32.12%
Georgia 29.93%
Cabo Verde 27.82%
Egypt 26.54%
India 23.01%
Zambia 22.63%
Morocco 22.29%
Congo, Rep. 21.58%
Djibouti 21.57%
Mauritania 20.98%
Sri Lanka 20.79%
Sao Tome and Principe 20.06%
Nigeria 17.69%
Angola 16.26%
Mongolia 15.96%
Ukraine 15.53%
Kyrgyz Republic 14.79%
Indonesia 13.37%
Timor-Leste 12.31%
Bangladesh 12.13%
Uzbekistan 11.31%
Honduras 10.55%
Moldova 10.51%
Bhutan 10.03%
Nicaragua 9.94%
El Salvador 9.46%
Ghana 8.72%
Pakistan 7.81%
Kenya 7.17%
Bolivia 6.70%
Philippines 6.67%
Vietnam 6.64%
Cameroon 5.73%
Papua New Guinea 4.25%
Vanuatu 4.17%
Lao PDR 1.67%
Myanmar 1.50%
Solomon Islands 1.11%
Cambodia 0.37%
Indonesia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 13.37% -2.75%
2018 16.12% 1.60%
2017 14.52% -1.30%
2016 15.82% -1.28%
2015 17.10% 1.38%
2014 15.72% -0.10%
2013 15.82% 0.22%
2012 15.60% -2.60%
2011 18.20% 0.66%
2010 17.54% -1.33%
2009 18.87% -0.58%
2008 19.45% -3.19%
2007 22.64% -1.64%
2006 24.28% -1.54%
2005 25.82% 2.66%
2004 23.16% 2.08%
2003 21.08% 0.28%
2002 20.80% 2.35%
2001 18.45% -0.13%
2000 18.58% -0.11%
1999 18.69% 0.76%
1998 17.93% 3.54%
1997 14.39% -0.03%
1996 14.42% 0.90%
1995 13.52% 0.86%
1994 12.66% 4.42%
1993 8.24% 0.30%
1992 7.94% 0.38%
1991 7.56% 0.38%