Mozambique 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.
  • Mozambique youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.72%, a 0.08% decline from 2018.
  • Mozambique youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 6.80%, a 0.12% decline from 2017.
  • Mozambique youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 6.92%, a 0.14% decline from 2016.
  • Mozambique youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 7.06%, a 0.09% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Haiti 29.67%
Yemen 24.24%
Syrian Arab Republic 20.84%
Somalia 19.82%
South Sudan 18.57%
Comoros 18.29%
Afghanistan 17.22%
Mali 16.66%
Tajikistan 12.88%
Gambia 12.44%
Eritrea 10.90%
Togo 8.89%
Sierra Leone 8.88%
Zimbabwe 8.13%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 7.75%
Senegal 7.66%
Burkina Faso 7.64%
Malawi 7.40%
Mozambique 6.72%
Central African Republic 6.55%
North Korea 5.88%
Guinea 5.04%
Benin 4.88%
Guinea-Bissau 4.59%
Nepal 4.57%
Tanzania 3.48%
Chad 3.26%
Ethiopia 3.17%
Madagascar 3.12%
Burundi 2.62%
Uganda 2.48%
Liberia 2.12%
Rwanda 1.66%
Niger 0.60%
Mozambique Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 6.72% -0.08%
2018 6.80% -0.12%
2017 6.92% -0.14%
2016 7.06% -0.09%
2015 7.15% -0.01%
2014 7.16% -0.02%
2013 7.18% 0.08%
2012 7.10% 0.09%
2011 7.01% 0.07%
2010 6.94% 0.14%
2009 6.80% 0.41%
2008 6.39% 0.00%
2007 6.39% -0.07%
2006 6.46% -0.07%
2005 6.53% 0.01%
2004 6.52% 0.02%
2003 6.50% 0.11%
2002 6.39% 0.18%
2001 6.21% 0.12%
2000 6.09% 0.07%
1999 6.02% 0.16%
1998 5.86% 0.09%
1997 5.77% -0.02%
1996 5.79% 0.04%
1995 5.75% 0.05%
1994 5.70% 0.12%
1993 5.58% 0.17%
1992 5.41% 0.09%
1991 5.32% 0.09%