Peru 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.
  • Peru youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.37%, a 0.27% decline from 2018.
  • Peru youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.64%, a 0.31% decline from 2017.
  • Peru youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 7.95%, a 0.12% increase from 2016.
  • Peru youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 7.83%, a 1.55% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 57.47%
Libya 49.54%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 39.76%
Namibia 37.82%
Jordan 37.28%
St. Lucia 35.95%
Botswana 35.56%
North Macedonia 35.55%
Gabon 35.52%
Bosnia 33.97%
Armenia 33.51%
Costa Rica 31.82%
Algeria 29.69%
Brazil 27.47%
Serbia 27.12%
Albania 26.99%
Guyana 26.20%
Iran 25.46%
Montenegro 25.25%
Iraq 25.16%
Turkey 24.64%
Mauritius 23.84%
Jamaica 22.07%
Colombia 20.01%
Samoa 17.55%
Lebanon 17.10%
Romania 16.78%
Maldives 16.63%
Dominican Republic 15.89%
Venezuela 15.88%
Equatorial Guinea 15.47%
Russia 15.46%
Belize 15.35%
Paraguay 15.11%
Fiji 14.97%
Suriname 13.20%
Azerbaijan 13.19%
Malaysia 11.77%
China 11.01%
Belarus 10.63%
Bulgaria 8.89%
Ecuador 8.71%
Tonga 8.58%
Turkmenistan 8.04%
Peru 7.37%
Mexico 7.15%
Guatemala 4.88%
Cuba 4.49%
Thailand 4.22%
Kazakhstan 3.67%
Peru Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 7.37% -0.27%
2018 7.64% -0.31%
2017 7.95% 0.12%
2016 7.83% 1.55%
2015 6.28% -0.74%
2014 7.02% 0.54%
2013 6.48% 0.04%
2012 6.44% -0.35%
2011 6.79% 0.25%
2010 6.54% -0.30%
2009 6.84% -0.46%
2008 7.30% -0.17%
2007 7.47% -0.70%
2006 8.17% -1.02%
2005 9.19% 0.14%
2004 9.05% 0.19%
2003 8.86% -0.22%
2002 9.08% -0.01%
2001 9.09% -0.03%
2000 9.12% 0.08%
1999 9.04% 0.01%
1998 9.03% -0.03%
1997 9.06% 0.00%
1996 9.06% -0.03%
1995 9.09% -0.03%
1994 9.12% 0.12%
1993 9.00% 0.16%
1992 8.84% 0.10%
1991 8.74% 0.10%