Peru 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.
  • Peru youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 8.37%, a 0.19% decline from 2018.
  • Peru youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 8.56%, a 0.04% decline from 2017.
  • Peru youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 8.60%, a 0.11% decline from 2016.
  • Peru youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 8.71%, a 1.96% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 55.97%
Libya 50.47%
St. Lucia 45.23%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.68%
Bosnia 39.70%
Namibia 39.53%
North Macedonia 39.14%
Botswana 37.35%
Gabon 35.95%
Armenia 35.49%
Jordan 35.03%
Montenegro 30.72%
Costa Rica 30.50%
Serbia 30.03%
Algeria 29.51%
Albania 28.13%
Brazil 27.39%
Iran 27.36%
Iraq 25.14%
Mauritius 23.88%
Turkey 23.68%
Jamaica 22.14%
Guyana 21.28%
Colombia 19.04%
Venezuela 18.78%
Samoa 18.13%
Lebanon 17.61%
Maldives 16.76%
Russia 16.12%
Romania 15.43%
Suriname 15.31%
Belize 15.12%
Fiji 14.83%
Azerbaijan 14.56%
Dominican Republic 13.47%
Equatorial Guinea 12.31%
Paraguay 11.42%
Malaysia 11.26%
China 10.33%
Bulgaria 9.87%
Belarus 9.71%
Ecuador 8.94%
Peru 8.37%
Turkmenistan 8.27%
Mexico 7.07%
Guatemala 4.99%
Cuba 4.20%
Kazakhstan 3.88%
Thailand 3.87%
Tonga 3.59%
Peru Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 8.37% -0.19%
2018 8.56% -0.04%
2017 8.60% -0.11%
2016 8.71% 1.96%
2015 6.75% -0.83%
2014 7.58% 0.92%
2013 6.67% -0.59%
2012 7.25% -0.34%
2011 7.59% 0.26%
2010 7.33% -0.25%
2009 7.58% -0.73%
2008 8.32% -0.31%
2007 8.63% 0.46%
2006 8.17% -1.02%
2005 9.19% 0.14%
2004 9.05% 0.19%
2003 8.86% -0.21%
2002 9.08% -0.07%
2001 9.14% 0.03%
2000 9.11% 0.06%
1999 9.06% 0.04%
1998 9.02% 0.06%
1997 8.96% -0.04%
1996 9.00% 0.11%
1995 8.89% 0.03%
1994 8.86% -0.08%
1993 8.94% 0.07%
1992 8.86% 0.10%
1991 8.77% 0.10%