Israel 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.
  • Israel youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.26%, a 0.1% increase from 2018.
  • Israel youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.15%, a 0.11% decline from 2017.
  • Israel youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 7.27%, a 1.38% decline from 2016.
  • Israel youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 8.64%, a 0.68% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
French Polynesia 36.92%
Greece 35.11%
New Caledonia 34.21%
Spain 32.90%
Barbados 30.22%
Brunei 30.03%
Italy 29.30%
Saudi Arabia 28.59%
Uruguay 27.05%
Argentina 25.35%
Bahamas 23.51%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 21.54%
Puerto Rico 19.74%
France 19.15%
Chile 18.97%
Portugal 18.45%
Croatia 17.82%
Sweden 17.78%
Finland 16.30%
Slovak Republic 16.21%
Channel Islands 15.86%
Kuwait 15.80%
Belgium 15.68%
Cyprus 15.62%
Luxembourg 14.89%
Guam 13.92%
Oman 13.19%
Ireland 13.07%
Estonia 12.56%
Lithuania 12.39%
Latvia 12.28%
Australia 12.06%
Poland 11.60%
United Kingdom 11.31%
New Zealand 11.23%
Hungary 11.09%
South Korea 10.97%
Canada 10.77%
Panama 10.04%
Hong Kong 10.03%
Denmark 9.82%
Norway 9.33%
Singapore 9.29%
Slovenia 9.11%
United States 8.54%
Austria 8.37%
Malta 8.24%
Iceland 7.80%
Switzerland 7.40%
UAE 7.34%
Israel 7.26%
Czech Republic 6.38%
Trinidad and Tobago 6.37%
Netherlands 6.35%
Macao 5.73%
Germany 5.42%
Bahrain 4.63%
Japan 3.67%
Qatar 0.38%
Israel Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 7.26% 0.10%
2018 7.15% -0.11%
2017 7.27% -1.38%
2016 8.64% -0.68%
2015 9.33% -1.29%
2014 10.62% 0.04%
2013 10.57% -1.60%
2012 12.18% 0.32%
2011 11.86% -2.41%
2010 14.27% -0.47%
2009 14.74% 2.23%
2008 12.50% -3.78%
2007 16.28% -2.14%
2006 18.42% 0.58%
2005 17.83% -2.77%
2004 20.61% -1.73%
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% 1.93%
1997 15.01% 1.47%
1996 13.54% -1.39%
1995 14.92% -1.73%
1994 16.66% -4.03%
1993 20.68% -1.93%
1992 22.62% 0.52%
1991 22.09% 0.52%