Italy 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.
  • Italy youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 29.30%, a 2.92% 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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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Italy Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 29.30% -2.92%
2018 32.22% -2.55%
2017 34.77% -3.04%
2016 37.81% -2.60%
2015 40.41% -2.39%
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% -0.28%
2004 24.38% -2.58%
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%