Latvia 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.
  • Latvia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 12.28%, a 0.08% increase from 2018.
  • Latvia youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 12.19%, a 4.73% decline from 2017.
  • Latvia youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 16.93%, a 0.29% decline from 2016.
  • Latvia youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 17.22%, a 0.93% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
French Polynesia 36.92%
Greece 35.11%
New Caledonia 34.21%
Spain 32.90%
Barbados 30.22%
Brunei 30.03%
Italy 29.30%
Saudi Arabia 28.59%
Uruguay 27.05%
Argentina 25.35%
Bahamas 23.51%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 21.54%
Puerto Rico 19.74%
France 19.15%
Chile 18.97%
Portugal 18.45%
Croatia 17.82%
Sweden 17.78%
Finland 16.30%
Slovak Republic 16.21%
Channel Islands 15.86%
Kuwait 15.80%
Belgium 15.68%
Cyprus 15.62%
Luxembourg 14.89%
Guam 13.92%
Oman 13.19%
Ireland 13.07%
Estonia 12.56%
Lithuania 12.39%
Latvia 12.28%
Australia 12.06%
Poland 11.60%
United Kingdom 11.31%
New Zealand 11.23%
Hungary 11.09%
South Korea 10.97%
Canada 10.77%
Panama 10.04%
Hong Kong 10.03%
Denmark 9.82%
Norway 9.33%
Singapore 9.29%
Slovenia 9.11%
United States 8.54%
Austria 8.37%
Malta 8.24%
Iceland 7.80%
Switzerland 7.40%
UAE 7.34%
Israel 7.26%
Czech Republic 6.38%
Trinidad and Tobago 6.37%
Netherlands 6.35%
Macao 5.73%
Germany 5.42%
Bahrain 4.63%
Japan 3.67%
Qatar 0.38%
Latvia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 12.28% 0.08%
2018 12.19% -4.73%
2017 16.93% -0.29%
2016 17.22% 0.93%
2015 16.28% -3.28%
2014 19.57% -3.64%
2013 23.21% -5.29%
2012 28.50% -2.48%
2011 30.97% -5.15%
2010 36.13% 2.76%
2009 33.37% 19.73%
2008 13.64% 3.09%
2007 10.56% -3.05%
2006 13.60% -1.52%
2005 15.13% -6.65%
2004 21.78% 1.38%
2003 20.39% -4.84%
2002 25.23% 1.07%
2001 24.16% 2.88%
2000 21.28% -2.29%
1999 23.57% -3.40%
1998 26.97% -1.16%
1997 28.13% -9.69%
1996 37.81% 2.97%
1995 34.84% 0.59%
1994 34.25% 3.16%
1993 31.09% 17.75%
1992 13.34% 7.62%
1991 5.72% 7.62%