Malta 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.
  • Malta youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 8.24%, a 0.88% decline from 2018.
  • Malta youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 9.12%, a 1.42% decline from 2017.
  • Malta youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 10.54%, a 0.14% decline from 2016.
  • Malta youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 10.68%, a 0.95% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
French Polynesia 36.92%
Greece 35.11%
New Caledonia 34.21%
Spain 32.90%
Barbados 30.22%
Brunei 30.03%
Italy 29.30%
Saudi Arabia 28.59%
Uruguay 27.05%
Argentina 25.35%
Bahamas 23.51%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 21.54%
Puerto Rico 19.74%
France 19.15%
Chile 18.97%
Portugal 18.45%
Croatia 17.82%
Sweden 17.78%
Finland 16.30%
Slovak Republic 16.21%
Channel Islands 15.86%
Kuwait 15.80%
Belgium 15.68%
Cyprus 15.62%
Luxembourg 14.89%
Guam 13.92%
Oman 13.19%
Ireland 13.07%
Estonia 12.56%
Lithuania 12.39%
Latvia 12.28%
Australia 12.06%
Poland 11.60%
United Kingdom 11.31%
New Zealand 11.23%
Hungary 11.09%
South Korea 10.97%
Canada 10.77%
Panama 10.04%
Hong Kong 10.03%
Denmark 9.82%
Norway 9.33%
Singapore 9.29%
Slovenia 9.11%
United States 8.54%
Austria 8.37%
Malta 8.24%
Iceland 7.80%
Switzerland 7.40%
UAE 7.34%
Israel 7.26%
Czech Republic 6.38%
Trinidad and Tobago 6.37%
Netherlands 6.35%
Macao 5.73%
Germany 5.42%
Bahrain 4.63%
Japan 3.67%
Qatar 0.38%
Malta Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 8.24% -0.88%
2018 9.12% -1.42%
2017 10.54% -0.14%
2016 10.68% -0.95%
2015 11.62% -0.06%
2014 11.68% -1.05%
2013 12.73% -1.10%
2012 13.84% 0.51%
2011 13.32% 0.08%
2010 13.24% -1.25%
2009 14.49% 2.88%
2008 11.61% -1.89%
2007 13.50% -1.98%
2006 15.48% -0.68%
2005 16.17% -2.40%
2004 18.57% 0.97%
2003 17.59% 2.09%
2002 15.50% -2.32%
2001 17.82% 5.93%
2000 11.89% -0.62%
1999 12.51% 0.21%
1998 12.30% 0.12%
1997 12.18% 0.27%
1996 11.91% 0.39%
1995 11.52% -0.31%
1994 11.82% -0.08%
1993 11.91% 0.27%
1992 11.64% 1.24%
1991 10.40% 1.24%