Mexico Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

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 2021 was 8.13%, a 0.1% increase from 2020.
  • Mexico youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 8.03%, a 0.89% increase from 2019.
  • Mexico youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.14%, a 0.32% increase from 2018.
  • Mexico youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 6.82%, a 0.01% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 64.18%
Libya 50.45%
Costa Rica 45.36%
Botswana 41.20%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.09%
Jordan 40.53%
Namibia 40.44%
St. Lucia 38.69%
Gabon 38.43%
Armenia 36.09%
North Macedonia 34.12%
Bosnia 32.87%
Brazil 31.90%
Algeria 31.88%
Montenegro 31.56%
Suriname 30.53%
Serbia 30.41%
Guyana 29.85%
Lebanon 29.60%
Albania 27.84%
Iran 27.21%
Iraq 27.20%
Colombia 26.45%
Jamaica 26.11%
Mauritius 25.26%
Turkey 24.31%
Dominican Republic 20.60%
Romania 20.57%
Samoa 19.69%
Belize 19.27%
Equatorial Guinea 18.29%
Fiji 18.06%
Maldives 17.74%
Russia 16.89%
Azerbaijan 16.49%
Paraguay 16.27%
Malaysia 15.60%
Venezuela 14.94%
Ecuador 14.23%
Bulgaria 14.16%
China 11.35%
Belarus 11.31%
Peru 11.16%
Tonga 11.12%
Turkmenistan 11.01%
Mexico 8.13%
Cuba 7.39%
Guatemala 7.21%
Thailand 6.98%
Kazakhstan 3.73%
Mexico Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 8.13% 0.10%
2020 8.03% 0.89%
2019 7.14% 0.32%
2018 6.82% -0.01%
2017 6.83% -0.79%
2016 7.62% -0.88%
2015 8.50% -0.88%
2014 9.38% 0.02%
2013 9.37% 0.01%
2012 9.35% -0.42%
2011 9.78% 0.06%
2010 9.71% -0.33%
2009 10.04% 2.43%
2008 7.61% 0.46%
2007 7.15% 0.13%
2006 7.01% 0.11%
2005 6.90% -1.32%
2004 8.22% 1.12%
2003 7.11% 1.02%
2002 6.08% 1.11%
2001 4.97% -0.26%
2000 5.23% 1.00%
1999 4.23% -2.47%
1998 6.70% -0.96%
1997 7.66% -1.96%
1996 9.62% -2.05%
1995 11.67% 4.29%
1994 7.38% 1.78%
1993 5.60% -0.02%
1992 5.62% 0.04%
1991 5.58% 0.04%