Norway 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.
  • Norway youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 9.88%, a 0.25% increase from 2018.
  • Norway youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 9.63%, a 0.67% 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 1.22% increase 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%
Norway Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 9.88% 0.25%
2018 9.63% -0.67%
2017 10.30% -0.79%
2016 11.09% 1.22%
2015 9.87% 2.04%
2014 7.83% -1.26%
2013 9.09% 0.66%
2012 8.43% -0.21%
2011 8.64% -0.64%
2010 9.28% 0.13%
2009 9.15% 1.69%
2008 7.46% 0.09%
2007 7.37% -1.35%
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% -1.12%
1999 12.05% -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 13.67% 1.06%
1991 12.61% 1.06%