Lebanon 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.
  • Lebanon youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 17.10%, a 0.04% decline from 2018.
  • Lebanon youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 17.14%, a 0.08% decline from 2017.
  • Lebanon youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 17.22%, a 0.09% decline from 2016.
  • Lebanon youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 17.31%, a 0.05% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 57.47%
Libya 49.54%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 39.76%
Namibia 37.82%
Jordan 37.28%
St. Lucia 35.95%
Botswana 35.56%
North Macedonia 35.55%
Gabon 35.52%
Bosnia 33.97%
Armenia 33.51%
Costa Rica 31.82%
Algeria 29.69%
Brazil 27.47%
Serbia 27.12%
Albania 26.99%
Guyana 26.20%
Iran 25.46%
Montenegro 25.25%
Iraq 25.16%
Turkey 24.64%
Mauritius 23.84%
Jamaica 22.07%
Colombia 20.01%
Samoa 17.55%
Lebanon 17.10%
Romania 16.78%
Maldives 16.63%
Dominican Republic 15.89%
Venezuela 15.88%
Equatorial Guinea 15.47%
Russia 15.46%
Belize 15.35%
Paraguay 15.11%
Fiji 14.97%
Suriname 13.20%
Azerbaijan 13.19%
Malaysia 11.77%
China 11.01%
Belarus 10.63%
Bulgaria 8.89%
Ecuador 8.71%
Tonga 8.58%
Turkmenistan 8.04%
Peru 7.37%
Mexico 7.15%
Guatemala 4.88%
Cuba 4.49%
Thailand 4.22%
Kazakhstan 3.67%
Lebanon Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 17.10% -0.04%
2018 17.14% -0.08%
2017 17.22% -0.09%
2016 17.31% -0.05%
2015 17.36% -0.09%
2014 17.45% -0.14%
2013 17.59% -0.01%
2012 17.60% -0.06%
2011 17.66% -0.11%
2010 17.77% 0.12%
2009 17.65% -2.30%
2008 19.95% -3.08%
2007 23.03% 0.70%
2006 22.33% 0.64%
2005 21.69% 0.82%
2004 20.87% -0.21%
2003 21.08% -0.13%
2002 21.21% 0.06%
2001 21.15% 0.01%
2000 21.14% -0.05%
1999 21.19% 0.08%
1998 21.11% 0.09%
1997 21.02% 0.29%
1996 20.73% 0.34%
1995 20.39% 0.34%
1994 20.05% 0.38%
1993 19.67% 0.37%
1992 19.30% 0.37%
1991 18.93% 0.37%