Liberia 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.
  • Liberia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 2.12%, a 0.05% decline from 2018.
  • Liberia youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 2.17%, a 0.07% decline from 2017.
  • Liberia youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 2.24%, a 0.07% decline from 2016.
  • Liberia youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 2.31%, a 0.76% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Haiti 29.67%
Yemen 24.24%
Syrian Arab Republic 20.84%
Somalia 19.82%
South Sudan 18.57%
Comoros 18.29%
Afghanistan 17.22%
Mali 16.66%
Tajikistan 12.88%
Gambia 12.44%
Eritrea 10.90%
Togo 8.89%
Sierra Leone 8.88%
Zimbabwe 8.13%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 7.75%
Senegal 7.66%
Burkina Faso 7.64%
Malawi 7.40%
Mozambique 6.72%
Central African Republic 6.55%
North Korea 5.88%
Guinea 5.04%
Benin 4.88%
Guinea-Bissau 4.59%
Nepal 4.57%
Tanzania 3.48%
Chad 3.26%
Ethiopia 3.17%
Madagascar 3.12%
Burundi 2.62%
Uganda 2.48%
Liberia 2.12%
Rwanda 1.66%
Niger 0.60%
Liberia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 2.12% -0.05%
2018 2.17% -0.07%
2017 2.24% -0.07%
2016 2.31% 0.76%
2015 1.55% -0.31%
2014 1.86% -0.35%
2013 2.21% -0.30%
2012 2.51% -0.32%
2011 2.83% -0.34%
2010 3.17% 0.05%
2009 3.12% 0.24%
2008 2.88% -0.05%
2007 2.93% -0.11%
2006 3.04% -0.13%
2005 3.17% -0.05%
2004 3.22% -0.06%
2003 3.28% 0.00%
2002 3.28% 0.03%
2001 3.25% 0.00%
2000 3.25% 0.00%
1999 3.25% 0.05%
1998 3.20% 0.00%
1997 3.20% -0.01%
1996 3.21% 0.00%
1995 3.21% -0.02%
1994 3.23% 0.01%
1993 3.22% 0.11%
1992 3.11% 0.06%
1991 3.05% 0.06%