Malta 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.
  • Malta youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 9.16%, a 0.13% increase from 2018.
  • Malta youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 9.03%, a 1.51% 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 0.94% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
New Caledonia 39.33%
French Polynesia 37.78%
Greece 35.11%
Spain 32.61%
Barbados 30.15%
Saudi Arabia 29.63%
Uruguay 29.40%
Italy 29.22%
Argentina 25.97%
Bahamas 24.50%
Brunei 21.70%
Puerto Rico 20.43%
Sweden 20.22%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 19.88%
Chile 19.62%
France 19.54%
Portugal 18.29%
Finland 17.09%
Luxembourg 16.82%
Croatia 16.62%
Slovak Republic 16.11%
Cyprus 16.04%
Kuwait 15.73%
Guam 15.54%
Channel Islands 15.34%
Belgium 14.25%
Panama 13.03%
Ireland 12.56%
Latvia 12.48%
Lithuania 11.87%
Australia 11.84%
Oman 11.55%
Singapore 11.50%
Hungary 11.40%
New Zealand 11.16%
Estonia 11.09%
United Kingdom 11.08%
Canada 11.04%
Denmark 10.05%
Norway 9.88%
Poland 9.84%
South Korea 9.82%
Malta 9.16%
Trinidad and Tobago 9.12%
Hong Kong 8.57%
Austria 8.51%
Iceland 8.48%
United States 8.30%
Slovenia 8.15%
Switzerland 7.98%
Bahrain 7.31%
UAE 7.19%
Netherlands 6.77%
Israel 6.68%
Germany 5.75%
Czech Republic 5.63%
Macao 4.95%
Japan 3.89%
Qatar 0.47%
Malta Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 9.16% 0.13%
2018 9.03% -1.51%
2017 10.54% -0.14%
2016 10.68% -0.94%
2015 11.62% -0.06%
2014 11.68% -1.05%
2013 12.73% -1.11%
2012 13.84% 0.52%
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 16.16% -2.41%
2004 18.57% 0.98%
2003 17.59% 2.09%
2002 15.50% -2.32%
2001 17.82% 5.93%
2000 11.89% 0.12%
1999 11.77% 0.16%
1998 11.61% 0.08%
1997 11.53% 0.11%
1996 11.42% 0.21%
1995 11.21% 0.02%
1994 11.19% 0.01%
1993 11.18% 0.02%
1992 11.16% 0.03%
1991 11.13% 0.03%