St. Lucia 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.
  • St. Lucia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 45.23%, a 0.64% decline from 2018.
  • St. Lucia youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 45.86%, a 0.18% increase from 2017.
  • St. Lucia youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 45.68%, a 0.01% increase from 2016.
  • St. Lucia youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 45.68%, a 5.23% 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%
St. Lucia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 45.23% -0.64%
2018 45.86% 0.18%
2017 45.68% 0.01%
2016 45.68% -5.23%
2015 50.91% 2.27%
2014 48.64% 1.94%
2013 46.70% 6.33%
2012 40.37% 0.66%
2011 39.71% 3.43%
2010 36.28% 3.90%
2009 32.38% 5.82%
2008 26.56% -1.92%
2007 28.48% -3.00%
2006 31.48% -4.42%
2005 35.90% -3.60%
2004 39.50% 1.35%
2003 38.15% 2.75%
2002 35.40% 3.19%
2001 32.21% 3.14%
2000 29.06% -2.45%
1999 31.51% -5.43%
1998 36.94% 1.76%
1997 35.18% 6.88%
1996 28.30% 0.91%
1995 27.39% -1.61%
1994 29.00% 0.55%
1993 28.45% 0.65%
1992 27.81% 0.18%
1991 27.62% 0.18%