Norway 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.
  • Norway youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 9.33%, a 0.29% decline from 2018.
  • Norway youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 9.63%, a 0.68% decline from 2017.
  • Norway youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 10.30%, a 0.79% decline from 2016.
  • Norway youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 11.09%, a 1.23% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Norway Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 9.33% -0.29%
2018 9.63% -0.68%
2017 10.30% -0.79%
2016 11.09% 1.23%
2015 9.87% 2.04%
2014 7.83% -1.27%
2013 9.09% 0.66%
2012 8.43% -0.20%
2011 8.64% -0.64%
2010 9.28% 0.13%
2009 9.15% 1.69%
2008 7.46% 0.09%
2007 7.37% -1.36%
2006 8.72% -2.64%
2005 11.36% -1.30%
2004 12.66% 0.93%
2003 11.73% -1.13%
2002 12.86% 0.86%
2001 12.00% 1.07%
2000 10.93% -1.11%
1999 12.04% -0.47%
1998 12.52% -2.14%
1997 14.66% -0.48%
1996 15.14% -3.81%
1995 18.95% 6.51%
1994 12.44% -1.27%
1993 13.71% 0.04%
1992 13.66% 1.06%
1991 12.60% 1.06%