Lebanon Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

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 2021 was 29.60%, a 2.18% increase from 2020.
  • Lebanon youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 27.43%, a 3.22% increase from 2019.
  • Lebanon youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 24.21%, a 1% increase from 2018.
  • Lebanon youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 23.20%, a 0.96% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 64.18%
Libya 50.45%
Costa Rica 45.36%
Botswana 41.20%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.09%
Jordan 40.53%
Namibia 40.44%
St. Lucia 38.69%
Gabon 38.43%
Armenia 36.09%
North Macedonia 34.12%
Bosnia 32.87%
Brazil 31.90%
Algeria 31.88%
Montenegro 31.56%
Suriname 30.53%
Serbia 30.41%
Guyana 29.85%
Lebanon 29.60%
Albania 27.84%
Iran 27.21%
Iraq 27.20%
Colombia 26.45%
Jamaica 26.11%
Mauritius 25.26%
Turkey 24.31%
Dominican Republic 20.60%
Romania 20.57%
Samoa 19.69%
Belize 19.27%
Equatorial Guinea 18.29%
Fiji 18.06%
Maldives 17.74%
Russia 16.89%
Azerbaijan 16.49%
Paraguay 16.27%
Malaysia 15.60%
Venezuela 14.94%
Ecuador 14.23%
Bulgaria 14.16%
China 11.35%
Belarus 11.31%
Peru 11.16%
Tonga 11.12%
Turkmenistan 11.01%
Mexico 8.13%
Cuba 7.39%
Guatemala 7.21%
Thailand 6.98%
Kazakhstan 3.73%
Lebanon Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 29.60% 2.18%
2020 27.43% 3.22%
2019 24.21% 1.00%
2018 23.20% 0.96%
2017 22.24% 0.91%
2016 21.33% 0.86%
2015 20.47% 0.87%
2014 19.60% 0.85%
2013 18.75% 0.81%
2012 17.94% 0.81%
2011 17.13% 0.95%
2010 16.18% 0.92%
2009 15.26% -3.28%
2008 18.53% -3.24%
2007 21.77% 0.47%
2006 21.30% 0.66%
2005 20.64% 0.59%
2004 20.05% -0.32%
2003 20.38% -0.22%
2002 20.60% -0.16%
2001 20.76% -0.13%
2000 20.89% 0.01%
1999 20.87% 0.16%
1998 20.72% 0.07%
1997 20.65% 0.57%
1996 20.07% 0.30%
1995 19.77% 0.44%
1994 19.34% 0.38%
1993 18.96% 0.36%
1992 18.60% 0.15%
1991 18.45% 0.15%