Israel 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.
  • Israel youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.68%, a 0.47% decline from 2018.
  • Israel youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.15%, a 0.12% decline from 2017.
  • Israel youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 7.27%, a 1.37% decline from 2016.
  • Israel youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 8.64%, a 0.69% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
New Caledonia 39.33%
French Polynesia 37.78%
Greece 35.11%
Spain 32.61%
Barbados 30.15%
Saudi Arabia 29.63%
Uruguay 29.40%
Italy 29.22%
Argentina 25.97%
Bahamas 24.50%
Brunei 21.70%
Puerto Rico 20.43%
Sweden 20.22%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 19.88%
Chile 19.62%
France 19.54%
Portugal 18.29%
Finland 17.09%
Luxembourg 16.82%
Croatia 16.62%
Slovak Republic 16.11%
Cyprus 16.04%
Kuwait 15.73%
Guam 15.54%
Channel Islands 15.34%
Belgium 14.25%
Panama 13.03%
Ireland 12.56%
Latvia 12.48%
Lithuania 11.87%
Australia 11.84%
Oman 11.55%
Singapore 11.50%
Hungary 11.40%
New Zealand 11.16%
Estonia 11.09%
United Kingdom 11.08%
Canada 11.04%
Denmark 10.05%
Norway 9.88%
Poland 9.84%
South Korea 9.82%
Malta 9.16%
Trinidad and Tobago 9.12%
Hong Kong 8.57%
Austria 8.51%
Iceland 8.48%
United States 8.30%
Slovenia 8.15%
Switzerland 7.98%
Bahrain 7.31%
UAE 7.19%
Netherlands 6.77%
Israel 6.68%
Germany 5.75%
Czech Republic 5.63%
Macao 4.95%
Japan 3.89%
Qatar 0.47%
Israel Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 6.68% -0.47%
2018 7.15% -0.12%
2017 7.27% -1.37%
2016 8.64% -0.69%
2015 9.33% -1.29%
2014 10.62% 0.05%
2013 10.57% -1.61%
2012 12.18% 0.32%
2011 11.86% -2.41%
2010 14.27% -0.47%
2009 14.74% 2.24%
2008 12.50% -3.78%
2007 16.28% -2.14%
2006 18.42% 0.59%
2005 17.83% -2.78%
2004 20.61% -1.72%
2003 22.33% 1.57%
2002 20.76% 2.12%
2001 18.64% 1.36%
2000 17.28% 0.58%
1999 16.70% -0.25%
1998 16.95% 1.94%
1997 15.01% 1.47%
1996 13.54% -1.38%
1995 14.92% -1.74%
1994 16.66% -4.02%
1993 20.68% -1.94%
1992 22.62% 0.53%
1991 22.09% 0.53%