Poland 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.
  • Poland youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 11.60%, a 0.1% 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 2.84% 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
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%
Poland Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 11.60% -0.10%
2018 11.70% -3.06%
2017 14.76% -2.84%
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% 2.04%
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% -3.17%
2004 39.80% -1.19%
2003 41.00% -0.02%
2002 41.02% 2.34%
2001 38.68% 3.51%
2000 35.18% 6.05%
1999 29.13% 8.07%
1998 21.06% -1.46%
1997 22.52% -5.53%
1996 28.05% -2.57%
1995 30.62% -1.30%
1994 31.92% 2.42%
1993 29.50% 2.20%
1992 27.30% 1.63%
1991 25.67% 1.63%