Moldova 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.
  • Moldova youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 12.49%, a 5.09% increase from 2018.
  • Moldova youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.41%, a 4.48% decline from 2017.
  • Moldova youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 11.88%, a 0.6% increase from 2016.
  • Moldova youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 11.28%, a 0.53% 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%
Moldova Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 12.49% 5.09%
2018 7.41% -4.48%
2017 11.88% 0.60%
2016 11.28% 0.53%
2015 10.76% 0.91%
2014 9.85% -2.38%
2013 12.23% -0.87%
2012 13.10% -1.79%
2011 14.90% -2.95%
2010 17.85% 2.50%
2009 15.35% 4.33%
2008 11.03% -3.16%
2007 14.18% -2.96%
2006 17.14% -1.33%
2005 18.47% -1.04%
2004 19.51% 1.45%
2003 18.06% 2.56%
2002 15.49% -1.32%
2001 16.81% 0.53%
2000 16.29% -4.62%
1999 20.91% 1.86%
1998 19.05% 3.61%
1997 15.44% -0.10%
1996 15.54% 4.54%
1995 11.00% -1.12%
1994 12.12% 3.93%
1993 8.19% -0.19%
1992 8.38% 3.51%
1991 4.87% 3.51%