Liberia 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.
  • Liberia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 2.31%, a 0.15% increase from 2018.
  • Liberia youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 2.16%, a 0.07% decline from 2017.
  • Liberia youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 2.23%, a 0.09% 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 30.66%
Yemen 24.04%
Syrian Arab Republic 20.94%
Tajikistan 20.82%
South Sudan 18.78%
Afghanistan 17.43%
Somalia 16.99%
Mali 14.74%
Gambia 12.47%
Comoros 9.88%
Sierra Leone 8.97%
Eritrea 8.76%
Burkina Faso 8.31%
Senegal 8.21%
Zimbabwe 8.09%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 7.98%
Malawi 7.52%
Mozambique 6.87%
North Korea 6.39%
Central African Republic 5.71%
Guinea 5.32%
Benin 4.40%
Guinea-Bissau 3.91%
Tanzania 3.57%
Togo 3.47%
Ethiopia 3.23%
Madagascar 3.09%
Chad 3.09%
Uganda 2.70%
Burundi 2.69%
Liberia 2.31%
Nepal 2.30%
Rwanda 1.71%
Niger 0.64%
Liberia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 2.31% 0.15%
2018 2.16% -0.07%
2017 2.23% -0.09%
2016 2.31% 0.76%
2015 1.55% -0.30%
2014 1.86% -0.32%
2013 2.18% -0.31%
2012 2.49% -0.33%
2011 2.82% -0.35%
2010 3.17% 0.06%
2009 3.11% 0.28%
2008 2.83% -0.01%
2007 2.84% -0.12%
2006 2.96% -0.14%
2005 3.10% -0.07%
2004 3.16% -0.11%
2003 3.27% 0.06%
2002 3.21% 0.04%
2001 3.17% 0.05%
2000 3.12% -0.07%
1999 3.18% 0.03%
1998 3.15% 0.01%
1997 3.14% -0.02%
1996 3.16% 0.00%
1995 3.15% -0.01%
1994 3.17% 0.08%
1993 3.09% 0.12%
1992 2.97% 0.05%
1991 2.92% 0.05%