Oman 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.
  • Oman youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 11.55%, a 0.87% increase from 2018.
  • Oman youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 10.68%, a 1.58% decline from 2017.
  • Oman youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 12.26%, a 1.64% decline from 2016.
  • Oman youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 13.90%, a 0.38% decline 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%
Oman Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 11.55% 0.87%
2018 10.68% -1.58%
2017 12.26% -1.64%
2016 13.90% -0.38%
2015 14.28% 0.80%
2014 13.48% 1.09%
2013 12.39% 0.51%
2012 11.88% -0.13%
2011 12.01% 0.02%
2010 11.99% 0.35%
2009 11.64% -0.22%
2008 11.86% 0.03%
2007 11.83% 0.23%
2006 11.60% 0.01%
2005 11.59% 0.31%
2004 11.28% 0.32%
2003 10.96% 0.36%
2002 10.60% 0.39%
2001 10.21% 0.24%
2000 9.97% -0.25%
1999 10.22% -0.22%
1998 10.44% -0.26%
1997 10.70% -0.58%
1996 11.28% -0.52%
1995 11.80% 0.49%
1994 11.31% 0.64%
1993 10.67% 0.34%
1992 10.33% 0.17%
1991 10.16% 0.17%