Libya 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.
  • Libya youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 50.45%, a 1.08% decline from 2020.
  • Libya youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 51.53%, a 0.81% increase from 2019.
  • Libya youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 50.72%, a 0.3% increase from 2018.
  • Libya youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 50.42%, a 0.12% 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%
Libya Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 50.45% -1.08%
2020 51.53% 0.81%
2019 50.72% 0.30%
2018 50.42% 0.12%
2017 50.30% -0.30%
2016 50.60% 0.02%
2015 50.58% 0.16%
2014 50.42% 0.10%
2013 50.32% 0.93%
2012 49.39% -0.06%
2011 49.45% 0.83%
2010 48.62% 0.35%
2009 48.26% 0.53%
2008 47.73% 0.52%
2007 47.22% 0.45%
2006 46.77% 0.55%
2005 46.22% 0.30%
2004 45.92% 0.58%
2003 45.34% 0.10%
2002 45.24% 0.32%
2001 44.92% 0.40%
2000 44.52% 0.28%
1999 44.24% 0.31%
1998 43.93% 0.29%
1997 43.65% 0.31%
1996 43.34% -0.09%
1995 43.43% 0.53%
1994 42.90% 0.11%
1993 42.78% 0.20%
1992 42.59% 0.47%
1991 42.12% 0.47%