Paraguay 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.
  • Paraguay youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 15.11%, a 2.3% increase from 2018.
  • Paraguay youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 12.81%, a 2.01% increase from 2017.
  • Paraguay youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 10.80%, a 0.64% decline from 2016.
  • Paraguay youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 11.44%, a 0.55% 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%
Paraguay Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 15.11% 2.30%
2018 12.81% 2.01%
2017 10.80% -0.64%
2016 11.44% 0.55%
2015 10.89% -0.19%
2014 11.08% 1.60%
2013 9.48% -0.53%
2012 10.01% -1.33%
2011 11.34% 0.78%
2010 10.56% -1.26%
2009 11.82% 2.28%
2008 9.54% -0.83%
2007 10.37% -0.78%
2006 11.15% 0.81%
2005 10.34% -1.60%
2004 11.94% -1.44%
2003 13.38% -3.14%
2002 16.52% 0.10%
2001 16.42% -0.05%
2000 16.47% -0.10%
1999 16.57% 0.01%
1998 16.56% -0.04%
1997 16.60% -0.06%
1996 16.66% -0.03%
1995 16.69% 0.02%
1994 16.67% 0.13%
1993 16.54% 0.30%
1992 16.24% 0.18%
1991 16.06% 0.18%