Moldova 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.
  • Moldova youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 10.51%, a 0.87% increase from 2018.
  • Moldova youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 9.64%, a 2.24% 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 0.52% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Sudan 32.12%
Georgia 29.93%
Cabo Verde 27.82%
Egypt 26.54%
India 23.01%
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Djibouti 21.57%
Mauritania 20.98%
Sri Lanka 20.79%
Sao Tome and Principe 20.06%
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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%
Moldova Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 10.51% 0.87%
2018 9.64% -2.24%
2017 11.88% 0.60%
2016 11.28% 0.52%
2015 10.76% 0.91%
2014 9.85% -2.38%
2013 12.23% -0.87%
2012 13.10% -1.80%
2011 14.90% -2.95%
2010 17.85% 2.50%
2009 15.35% 4.32%
2008 11.03% -3.15%
2007 14.18% -2.96%
2006 17.14% -1.33%
2005 18.47% -1.04%
2004 19.51% 1.49%
2003 18.02% 2.59%
2002 15.43% -1.27%
2001 16.70% 0.51%
2000 16.19% -4.51%
1999 20.70% 1.83%
1998 18.87% 3.50%
1997 15.37% -0.02%
1996 15.39% 4.55%
1995 10.84% -0.92%
1994 11.76% 3.69%
1993 8.07% 0.00%
1992 8.07% 3.31%
1991 4.76% 3.31%