Italy 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.
  • Italy youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 29.22%, a 3% decline from 2018.
  • Italy youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 32.22%, a 2.55% decline from 2017.
  • Italy youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 34.77%, a 3.04% decline from 2016.
  • Italy youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 37.81%, a 2.6% 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%
Italy Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 29.22% -3.00%
2018 32.22% -2.55%
2017 34.77% -3.04%
2016 37.81% -2.60%
2015 40.41% -2.38%
2014 42.79% 2.63%
2013 40.16% 4.76%
2012 35.40% 6.21%
2011 29.19% 1.29%
2010 27.90% 2.59%
2009 25.31% 4.15%
2008 21.16% 0.84%
2007 20.32% -1.43%
2006 21.75% -2.34%
2005 24.09% -0.29%
2004 24.38% -2.57%
2003 26.95% -0.19%
2002 27.14% -0.67%
2001 27.81% -3.72%
2000 31.53% -1.53%
1999 33.06% -0.84%
1998 33.90% -0.76%
1997 34.66% -0.13%
1996 34.79% 1.34%
1995 33.45% 1.71%
1994 31.74% 1.68%
1993 30.06% 1.96%
1992 28.10% -0.38%
1991 28.48% -0.38%