Poland 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.
  • Poland youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 9.84%, a 1.86% decline from 2018.
  • Poland youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 11.70%, a 3.06% decline from 2017.
  • Poland youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 14.76%, a 2.83% decline from 2016.
  • Poland youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 17.59%, a 3.09% 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%
Poland Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 9.84% -1.86%
2018 11.70% -3.06%
2017 14.76% -2.83%
2016 17.59% -3.09%
2015 20.68% -3.06%
2014 23.74% -3.44%
2013 27.18% 0.77%
2012 26.41% 0.72%
2011 25.69% 2.05%
2010 23.64% 3.16%
2009 20.48% 3.31%
2008 17.17% -4.38%
2007 21.55% -8.08%
2006 29.63% -7.01%
2005 36.64% -3.16%
2004 39.80% -1.20%
2003 41.00% -0.02%
2002 41.02% 2.34%
2001 38.68% 3.50%
2000 35.18% 6.05%
1999 29.13% 8.07%
1998 21.06% -1.46%
1997 22.52% -5.70%
1996 28.22% -2.59%
1995 30.81% -1.29%
1994 32.10% 2.44%
1993 29.66% 2.22%
1992 27.44% -1.01%
1991 28.45% -1.01%