Mozambique 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.
  • Mozambique youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.87%, a 0.03% increase from 2018.
  • Mozambique youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 6.84%, a 0.12% decline from 2017.
  • Mozambique youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 6.96%, a 0.13% decline from 2016.
  • Mozambique youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 7.09%, a 0.06% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Haiti 30.66%
Yemen 24.04%
Syrian Arab Republic 20.94%
Tajikistan 20.82%
South Sudan 18.78%
Afghanistan 17.43%
Somalia 16.99%
Mali 14.74%
Gambia 12.47%
Comoros 9.88%
Sierra Leone 8.97%
Eritrea 8.76%
Burkina Faso 8.31%
Senegal 8.21%
Zimbabwe 8.09%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 7.98%
Malawi 7.52%
Mozambique 6.87%
North Korea 6.39%
Central African Republic 5.71%
Guinea 5.32%
Benin 4.40%
Guinea-Bissau 3.91%
Tanzania 3.57%
Togo 3.47%
Ethiopia 3.23%
Madagascar 3.09%
Chad 3.09%
Uganda 2.70%
Burundi 2.69%
Liberia 2.31%
Nepal 2.30%
Rwanda 1.71%
Niger 0.64%
Mozambique Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 6.87% 0.03%
2018 6.84% -0.12%
2017 6.96% -0.13%
2016 7.09% -0.06%
2015 7.15% 0.00%
2014 7.16% -0.03%
2013 7.19% 0.09%
2012 7.10% 0.09%
2011 7.02% 0.07%
2010 6.94% 0.17%
2009 6.78% 0.46%
2008 6.32% 0.02%
2007 6.30% -0.08%
2006 6.38% -0.12%
2005 6.50% -0.02%
2004 6.51% 0.00%
2003 6.51% 0.14%
2002 6.37% 0.21%
2001 6.16% 0.06%
2000 6.10% 0.12%
1999 5.98% 0.19%
1998 5.78% 0.11%
1997 5.68% 0.02%
1996 5.65% -0.12%
1995 5.77% 0.09%
1994 5.69% 0.09%
1993 5.59% 0.13%
1992 5.47% 0.17%
1991 5.30% 0.17%