Mexico 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.
  • Mexico youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.07%, a 0.25% increase from 2018.
  • Mexico youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 6.82%, a 0.01% decline from 2017.
  • Mexico youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 6.83%, a 0.78% decline from 2016.
  • Mexico youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 7.61%, a 0.9% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 55.97%
Libya 50.47%
St. Lucia 45.23%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.68%
Bosnia 39.70%
Namibia 39.53%
North Macedonia 39.14%
Botswana 37.35%
Gabon 35.95%
Armenia 35.49%
Jordan 35.03%
Montenegro 30.72%
Costa Rica 30.50%
Serbia 30.03%
Algeria 29.51%
Albania 28.13%
Brazil 27.39%
Iran 27.36%
Iraq 25.14%
Mauritius 23.88%
Turkey 23.68%
Jamaica 22.14%
Guyana 21.28%
Colombia 19.04%
Venezuela 18.78%
Samoa 18.13%
Lebanon 17.61%
Maldives 16.76%
Russia 16.12%
Romania 15.43%
Suriname 15.31%
Belize 15.12%
Fiji 14.83%
Azerbaijan 14.56%
Dominican Republic 13.47%
Equatorial Guinea 12.31%
Paraguay 11.42%
Malaysia 11.26%
China 10.33%
Bulgaria 9.87%
Belarus 9.71%
Ecuador 8.94%
Peru 8.37%
Turkmenistan 8.27%
Mexico 7.07%
Guatemala 4.99%
Cuba 4.20%
Kazakhstan 3.88%
Thailand 3.87%
Tonga 3.59%
Mexico Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 7.07% 0.25%
2018 6.82% -0.01%
2017 6.83% -0.78%
2016 7.61% -0.90%
2015 8.51% -0.89%
2014 9.40% 0.01%
2013 9.39% 0.02%
2012 9.37% -0.42%
2011 9.79% 0.05%
2010 9.73% -0.31%
2009 10.04% 2.43%
2008 7.61% 0.48%
2007 7.14% 0.14%
2006 7.00% 0.10%
2005 6.89% -1.32%
2004 8.22% 1.11%
2003 7.11% 1.02%
2002 6.09% 1.29%
2001 4.80% -0.26%
2000 5.06% 1.00%
1999 4.06% -2.36%
1998 6.42% -0.92%
1997 7.34% -1.91%
1996 9.24% -2.11%
1995 11.35% 4.25%
1994 7.10% 1.74%
1993 5.35% -0.01%
1992 5.36% -0.03%
1991 5.39% -0.03%