Lebanon 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.
  • Lebanon youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 17.61%, a 0.33% increase from 2018.
  • Lebanon youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 17.28%, a 0.13% decline from 2017.
  • Lebanon youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 17.41%, a 0.17% decline from 2016.
  • Lebanon youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 17.57%, a 0.15% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 55.97%
Libya 50.47%
St. Lucia 45.23%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.68%
Bosnia 39.70%
Namibia 39.53%
North Macedonia 39.14%
Botswana 37.35%
Gabon 35.95%
Armenia 35.49%
Jordan 35.03%
Montenegro 30.72%
Costa Rica 30.50%
Serbia 30.03%
Algeria 29.51%
Albania 28.13%
Brazil 27.39%
Iran 27.36%
Iraq 25.14%
Mauritius 23.88%
Turkey 23.68%
Jamaica 22.14%
Guyana 21.28%
Colombia 19.04%
Venezuela 18.78%
Samoa 18.13%
Lebanon 17.61%
Maldives 16.76%
Russia 16.12%
Romania 15.43%
Suriname 15.31%
Belize 15.12%
Fiji 14.83%
Azerbaijan 14.56%
Dominican Republic 13.47%
Equatorial Guinea 12.31%
Paraguay 11.42%
Malaysia 11.26%
China 10.33%
Bulgaria 9.87%
Belarus 9.71%
Ecuador 8.94%
Peru 8.37%
Turkmenistan 8.27%
Mexico 7.07%
Guatemala 4.99%
Cuba 4.20%
Kazakhstan 3.88%
Thailand 3.87%
Tonga 3.59%
Lebanon Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 17.61% 0.33%
2018 17.28% -0.13%
2017 17.41% -0.17%
2016 17.57% -0.15%
2015 17.72% -0.16%
2014 17.88% -0.20%
2013 18.08% 0.01%
2012 18.07% 0.05%
2011 18.02% 0.14%
2010 17.88% 0.30%
2009 17.58% -2.24%
2008 19.82% -3.21%
2007 23.03% 0.59%
2006 22.44% 0.66%
2005 21.77% 0.91%
2004 20.87% -0.38%
2003 21.24% -0.08%
2002 21.32% 0.15%
2001 21.17% 0.06%
2000 21.11% 0.00%
1999 21.11% 0.23%
1998 20.88% 0.09%
1997 20.79% 0.17%
1996 20.62% 0.33%
1995 20.29% 0.33%
1994 19.96% 0.30%
1993 19.67% 0.46%
1992 19.20% 0.53%
1991 18.68% 0.53%