Peru Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

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 2021 was 11.16%, a 1.84% decline from 2020.
  • Peru youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 13.00%, a 5.45% increase from 2019.
  • Peru youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.55%, a 0.91% decline from 2018.
  • Peru youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 8.46%, a 0.13% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 64.18%
Libya 50.45%
Costa Rica 45.36%
Botswana 41.20%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.09%
Jordan 40.53%
Namibia 40.44%
St. Lucia 38.69%
Gabon 38.43%
Armenia 36.09%
North Macedonia 34.12%
Bosnia 32.87%
Brazil 31.90%
Algeria 31.88%
Montenegro 31.56%
Suriname 30.53%
Serbia 30.41%
Guyana 29.85%
Lebanon 29.60%
Albania 27.84%
Iran 27.21%
Iraq 27.20%
Colombia 26.45%
Jamaica 26.11%
Mauritius 25.26%
Turkey 24.31%
Dominican Republic 20.60%
Romania 20.57%
Samoa 19.69%
Belize 19.27%
Equatorial Guinea 18.29%
Fiji 18.06%
Maldives 17.74%
Russia 16.89%
Azerbaijan 16.49%
Paraguay 16.27%
Malaysia 15.60%
Venezuela 14.94%
Ecuador 14.23%
Bulgaria 14.16%
China 11.35%
Belarus 11.31%
Peru 11.16%
Tonga 11.12%
Turkmenistan 11.01%
Mexico 8.13%
Cuba 7.39%
Guatemala 7.21%
Thailand 6.98%
Kazakhstan 3.73%
Peru Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 11.16% -1.84%
2020 13.00% 5.45%
2019 7.55% -0.91%
2018 8.46% 0.13%
2017 8.34% 0.10%
2016 8.24% 1.43%
2015 6.80% -0.64%
2014 7.45% 0.54%
2013 6.91% 0.15%
2012 6.77% -0.18%
2011 6.95% 0.17%
2010 6.78% -0.32%
2009 7.10% -0.34%
2008 7.44% 0.01%
2007 7.43% 0.24%
2006 7.18% -1.32%
2005 8.50% 0.76%
2004 7.74% 1.34%
2003 6.40% 0.44%
2002 5.96% -0.20%
2001 6.16% 0.00%
2000 6.17% -0.06%
1999 6.23% -0.12%
1998 6.34% 0.15%
1997 6.20% -0.15%
1996 6.34% 0.11%
1995 6.23% 0.08%
1994 6.14% -0.27%
1993 6.42% -0.24%
1992 6.65% 0.05%
1991 6.60% 0.05%