Portugal 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.
  • Portugal youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 18.45%, a 1.87% decline from 2018.
  • Portugal youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 20.31%, a 3.58% decline from 2017.
  • Portugal youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 23.89%, a 4.1% decline from 2016.
  • Portugal youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 27.99%, a 4.03% 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%
Portugal Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 18.45% -1.87%
2018 20.31% -3.58%
2017 23.89% -4.10%
2016 27.99% -4.03%
2015 32.02% -2.82%
2014 34.83% -3.32%
2013 38.16% 0.18%
2012 37.98% 7.71%
2011 30.27% 7.53%
2010 22.74% 2.44%
2009 20.30% 3.64%
2008 16.65% -0.07%
2007 16.72% 0.23%
2006 16.48% 0.29%
2005 16.19% 2.17%
2004 14.02% 0.56%
2003 13.46% 3.04%
2002 10.43% 1.48%
2001 8.95% 0.70%
2000 8.25% -0.93%
1999 9.18% -0.32%
1998 9.50% -4.72%
1997 14.21% -2.84%
1996 17.05% 1.05%
1995 16.00% 1.45%
1994 14.55% 2.51%
1993 12.04% 2.50%
1992 9.55% 0.97%
1991 8.58% 0.97%