Morocco 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.
  • Morocco youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 22.08%, a 0.19% decline from 2018.
  • Morocco youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 22.26%, a 0.08% decline from 2017.
  • Morocco youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 22.35%, a 0.02% decline 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 46.55%
West Bank and Gaza 41.96%
Tunisia 36.26%
Lesotho 33.68%
Sudan 31.45%
Egypt 31.05%
Georgia 30.49%
Cabo Verde 28.01%
India 23.34%
Morocco 22.08%
Zambia 21.41%
Congo, Rep. 21.37%
Sri Lanka 21.23%
Djibouti 20.85%
Sao Tome and Principe 20.70%
Ukraine 18.83%
Indonesia 17.04%
Mongolia 16.31%
Angola 15.98%
Mauritania 14.77%
Kyrgyz Republic 14.35%
Nigeria 13.96%
Nicaragua 12.97%
Timor-Leste 12.63%
Moldova 12.49%
Bangladesh 11.87%
Uzbekistan 11.59%
Bhutan 10.50%
Honduras 10.28%
El Salvador 9.55%
Ghana 9.16%
Pakistan 8.88%
Vanuatu 8.76%
Vietnam 7.29%
Kenya 7.24%
Bolivia 6.91%
Philippines 6.19%
Cameroon 5.82%
Papua New Guinea 4.49%
Myanmar 4.00%
Lao PDR 1.71%
Cambodia 1.10%
Solomon Islands 1.07%
Morocco Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 22.08% -0.19%
2018 22.26% -0.08%
2017 22.35% -0.02%
2016 22.36% 1.44%
2015 20.92% 0.79%
2014 20.13% 0.96%
2013 19.18% 0.51%
2012 18.67% 0.70%
2011 17.97% 0.20%
2010 17.77% 1.12%
2009 16.65% -1.91%
2008 18.56% 2.98%
2007 15.58% -1.20%
2006 16.78% 0.88%
2005 15.90% 0.26%
2004 15.64% -1.61%
2003 17.25% -0.58%
2002 17.84% -1.31%
2001 19.14% -1.50%
2000 20.64% -0.30%
1999 20.94% 0.28%
1998 20.66% -0.13%
1997 20.79% 0.26%
1996 20.53% -0.23%
1995 20.76% 0.34%
1994 20.42% -0.09%
1993 20.51% 0.30%
1992 20.22% 0.37%
1991 19.85% 0.37%