Latvia 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.
  • Latvia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 12.48%, a 0.29% increase from 2018.
  • Latvia youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 12.19%, a 4.74% 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 0.94% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
New Caledonia 39.33%
French Polynesia 37.78%
Greece 35.11%
Spain 32.61%
Barbados 30.15%
Saudi Arabia 29.63%
Uruguay 29.40%
Italy 29.22%
Argentina 25.97%
Bahamas 24.50%
Brunei 21.70%
Puerto Rico 20.43%
Sweden 20.22%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 19.88%
Chile 19.62%
France 19.54%
Portugal 18.29%
Finland 17.09%
Luxembourg 16.82%
Croatia 16.62%
Slovak Republic 16.11%
Cyprus 16.04%
Kuwait 15.73%
Guam 15.54%
Channel Islands 15.34%
Belgium 14.25%
Panama 13.03%
Ireland 12.56%
Latvia 12.48%
Lithuania 11.87%
Australia 11.84%
Oman 11.55%
Singapore 11.50%
Hungary 11.40%
New Zealand 11.16%
Estonia 11.09%
United Kingdom 11.08%
Canada 11.04%
Denmark 10.05%
Norway 9.88%
Poland 9.84%
South Korea 9.82%
Malta 9.16%
Trinidad and Tobago 9.12%
Hong Kong 8.57%
Austria 8.51%
Iceland 8.48%
United States 8.30%
Slovenia 8.15%
Switzerland 7.98%
Bahrain 7.31%
UAE 7.19%
Netherlands 6.77%
Israel 6.68%
Germany 5.75%
Czech Republic 5.63%
Macao 4.95%
Japan 3.89%
Qatar 0.47%
Latvia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 12.48% 0.29%
2018 12.19% -4.74%
2017 16.93% -0.29%
2016 17.22% 0.94%
2015 16.28% -3.29%
2014 19.57% -3.64%
2013 23.21% -5.29%
2012 28.50% -2.47%
2011 30.97% -5.16%
2010 36.13% 2.76%
2009 33.37% 19.73%
2008 13.64% 3.08%
2007 10.56% -3.04%
2006 13.60% -1.53%
2005 15.13% -6.65%
2004 21.78% 1.39%
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% -0.58%
1997 27.55% -9.40%
1996 36.95% 2.75%
1995 34.20% 0.52%
1994 33.68% 2.67%
1993 31.01% 16.29%
1992 14.72% 7.41%
1991 7.31% 7.41%