Oman 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.
  • Oman youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 13.19%, a 0.02% increase from 2018.
  • Oman youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 13.17%, a 0.23% decline from 2017.
  • Oman youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 13.40%, a 0.5% decline from 2016.
  • Oman youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 13.90%, a 1.13% decline 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%
Oman Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 13.19% 0.02%
2018 13.17% -0.23%
2017 13.40% -0.50%
2016 13.90% -1.13%
2015 15.03% 0.21%
2014 14.83% -0.09%
2013 14.92% 0.42%
2012 14.50% -0.02%
2011 14.52% -0.94%
2010 15.46% 0.18%
2009 15.28% 2.86%
2008 12.42% -0.22%
2007 12.63% -0.81%
2006 13.44% -1.26%
2005 14.70% -0.66%
2004 15.36% -0.10%
2003 15.46% 0.33%
2002 15.13% 0.45%
2001 14.68% 0.07%
2000 14.62% -0.99%
1999 15.60% -0.69%
1998 16.29% -0.49%
1997 16.78% -1.03%
1996 17.81% -1.09%
1995 18.90% 0.39%
1994 18.52% 0.82%
1993 17.70% 1.76%
1992 15.94% 1.02%
1991 14.91% 1.02%