Macao 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.
  • Macao youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.95%, a 0.32% decline from 2018.
  • Macao youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 5.27%, a 0.07% increase from 2017.
  • Macao youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 5.20%, a 0.54% increase from 2016.
  • Macao youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 4.66%, a 0.3% 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%
Macao Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 4.95% -0.32%
2018 5.27% 0.07%
2017 5.20% 0.54%
2016 4.66% 0.30%
2015 4.36% 0.42%
2014 3.94% -0.19%
2013 4.13% -1.33%
2012 5.46% -0.26%
2011 5.72% 0.33%
2010 5.39% -2.14%
2009 7.53% 1.42%
2008 6.11% -0.29%
2007 6.40% -0.81%
2006 7.21% -0.83%
2005 8.04% -2.41%
2004 10.45% -1.49%
2003 11.94% 1.08%
2002 10.86% 1.06%
2001 9.80% -0.75%
2000 10.55% -0.89%
1999 11.44% 2.36%
1998 9.08% 2.01%
1997 7.07% 0.45%
1996 6.62% 0.87%
1995 5.75% 1.49%
1994 4.26% 0.59%
1993 3.67% -0.12%
1992 3.79% -1.15%
1991 4.94% -1.15%