Mexico 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.
  • Mexico youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.15%, a 0.33% 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 57.47%
Libya 49.54%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 39.76%
Namibia 37.82%
Jordan 37.28%
St. Lucia 35.95%
Botswana 35.56%
North Macedonia 35.55%
Gabon 35.52%
Bosnia 33.97%
Armenia 33.51%
Costa Rica 31.82%
Algeria 29.69%
Brazil 27.47%
Serbia 27.12%
Albania 26.99%
Guyana 26.20%
Iran 25.46%
Montenegro 25.25%
Iraq 25.16%
Turkey 24.64%
Mauritius 23.84%
Jamaica 22.07%
Colombia 20.01%
Samoa 17.55%
Lebanon 17.10%
Romania 16.78%
Maldives 16.63%
Dominican Republic 15.89%
Venezuela 15.88%
Equatorial Guinea 15.47%
Russia 15.46%
Belize 15.35%
Paraguay 15.11%
Fiji 14.97%
Suriname 13.20%
Azerbaijan 13.19%
Malaysia 11.77%
China 11.01%
Belarus 10.63%
Bulgaria 8.89%
Ecuador 8.71%
Tonga 8.58%
Turkmenistan 8.04%
Peru 7.37%
Mexico 7.15%
Guatemala 4.88%
Cuba 4.49%
Thailand 4.22%
Kazakhstan 3.67%
Mexico Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 7.15% 0.33%
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% 0.06%
2010 9.73% -0.31%
2009 10.04% 2.43%
2008 7.61% 0.47%
2007 7.14% 0.14%
2006 7.00% 0.11%
2005 6.89% -1.33%
2004 8.22% 1.11%
2003 7.11% 1.02%
2002 6.09% 1.12%
2001 4.97% -0.26%
2000 5.23% 0.99%
1999 4.24% -2.47%
1998 6.71% -0.95%
1997 7.66% -1.96%
1996 9.62% -2.07%
1995 11.69% 4.28%
1994 7.41% 1.80%
1993 5.61% 0.00%
1992 5.61% 0.05%
1991 5.56% 0.05%