Morocco 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.
  • Morocco youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 22.29%, a 0.06% decline from 2018.
  • Morocco youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 22.35%, a 0.07% decline from 2017.
  • Morocco youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 22.42%, a 0.06% increase from 2016.
  • Morocco youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 22.36%, a 1.44% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Eswatini 46.22%
West Bank and Gaza 40.04%
Tunisia 35.78%
Lesotho 34.41%
Sudan 32.12%
Georgia 29.93%
Cabo Verde 27.82%
Egypt 26.54%
India 23.01%
Zambia 22.63%
Morocco 22.29%
Congo, Rep. 21.58%
Djibouti 21.57%
Mauritania 20.98%
Sri Lanka 20.79%
Sao Tome and Principe 20.06%
Nigeria 17.69%
Angola 16.26%
Mongolia 15.96%
Ukraine 15.53%
Kyrgyz Republic 14.79%
Indonesia 13.37%
Timor-Leste 12.31%
Bangladesh 12.13%
Uzbekistan 11.31%
Honduras 10.55%
Moldova 10.51%
Bhutan 10.03%
Nicaragua 9.94%
El Salvador 9.46%
Ghana 8.72%
Pakistan 7.81%
Kenya 7.17%
Bolivia 6.70%
Philippines 6.67%
Vietnam 6.64%
Cameroon 5.73%
Papua New Guinea 4.25%
Vanuatu 4.17%
Lao PDR 1.67%
Myanmar 1.50%
Solomon Islands 1.11%
Cambodia 0.37%
Morocco Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 22.29% -0.06%
2018 22.35% -0.07%
2017 22.42% 0.06%
2016 22.36% 1.44%
2015 20.92% 0.79%
2014 20.13% 0.95%
2013 19.18% 0.51%
2012 18.67% 0.70%
2011 17.97% 0.20%
2010 17.77% 1.12%
2009 16.65% -1.89%
2008 18.54% 2.96%
2007 15.58% -1.18%
2006 16.76% 0.88%
2005 15.88% 0.26%
2004 15.62% -1.61%
2003 17.23% -0.57%
2002 17.80% -1.30%
2001 19.10% -1.39%
2000 20.49% -0.40%
1999 20.89% 0.15%
1998 20.74% 0.01%
1997 20.73% 0.04%
1996 20.69% 0.09%
1995 20.60% -0.02%
1994 20.62% 0.26%
1993 20.36% 0.23%
1992 20.13% 0.18%
1991 19.95% 0.18%