Nicaragua 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.
  • Nicaragua youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 9.94%, a 0.14% decline from 2018.
  • Nicaragua youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 10.08%, a 3.57% increase from 2017.
  • Nicaragua youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 6.51%, a 1.07% decline from 2016.
  • Nicaragua youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 7.58%, a 1.41% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Timor-Leste 12.31%
Bangladesh 12.13%
Uzbekistan 11.31%
Honduras 10.55%
Moldova 10.51%
Bhutan 10.03%
Nicaragua 9.94%
El Salvador 9.46%
Ghana 8.72%
Pakistan 7.81%
Kenya 7.17%
Bolivia 6.70%
Philippines 6.67%
Vietnam 6.64%
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Nicaragua Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 9.94% -0.14%
2018 10.08% 3.57%
2017 6.51% -1.07%
2016 7.58% -1.41%
2015 8.99% 0.40%
2014 8.59% -0.57%
2013 9.16% 0.92%
2012 8.24% -1.95%
2011 10.19% -2.13%
2010 12.32% -0.60%
2009 12.92% 2.91%
2008 10.01% 2.00%
2007 8.01% -0.71%
2006 8.72% -0.04%
2005 8.76% -1.56%
2004 10.32% -1.76%
2003 12.08% 0.07%
2002 12.01% 0.13%
2001 11.88% 0.00%
2000 11.88% -0.06%
1999 11.94% 0.10%
1998 11.84% -0.01%
1997 11.85% -0.02%
1996 11.87% 0.00%
1995 11.87% 0.05%
1994 11.82% 0.10%
1993 11.72% 0.20%
1992 11.52% 0.12%
1991 11.40% 0.12%