Indonesia 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.
  • Indonesia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 17.04%, a 0.67% increase from 2018.
  • Indonesia youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 16.37%, a 1% increase from 2017.
  • Indonesia youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 15.37%, a 0.45% 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 46.55%
West Bank and Gaza 41.96%
Tunisia 36.26%
Lesotho 33.68%
Sudan 31.45%
Egypt 31.05%
Georgia 30.49%
Cabo Verde 28.01%
India 23.34%
Morocco 22.08%
Zambia 21.41%
Congo, Rep. 21.37%
Sri Lanka 21.23%
Djibouti 20.85%
Sao Tome and Principe 20.70%
Ukraine 18.83%
Indonesia 17.04%
Mongolia 16.31%
Angola 15.98%
Mauritania 14.77%
Kyrgyz Republic 14.35%
Nigeria 13.96%
Nicaragua 12.97%
Timor-Leste 12.63%
Moldova 12.49%
Bangladesh 11.87%
Uzbekistan 11.59%
Bhutan 10.50%
Honduras 10.28%
El Salvador 9.55%
Ghana 9.16%
Pakistan 8.88%
Vanuatu 8.76%
Vietnam 7.29%
Kenya 7.24%
Bolivia 6.91%
Philippines 6.19%
Cameroon 5.82%
Papua New Guinea 4.49%
Myanmar 4.00%
Lao PDR 1.71%
Cambodia 1.10%
Solomon Islands 1.07%
Indonesia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 17.04% 0.67%
2018 16.37% 1.00%
2017 15.37% -0.45%
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% 0.67%
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% -0.12%
2000 18.58% 0.70%
1999 17.88% 1.84%
1998 16.04% 1.92%
1997 14.12% 0.87%
1996 13.25% 1.21%
1995 12.04% 1.14%
1994 10.90% 1.12%
1993 9.79% 1.16%
1992 8.62% 0.49%
1991 8.13% 0.49%