Romania 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.
  • Romania youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 15.43%, a 0.85% decline from 2018.
  • Romania youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 16.28%, a 2.07% decline from 2017.
  • Romania youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 18.35%, a 2.25% decline from 2016.
  • Romania youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 20.60%, a 0.95% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 55.97%
Libya 50.47%
St. Lucia 45.23%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.68%
Bosnia 39.70%
Namibia 39.53%
North Macedonia 39.14%
Botswana 37.35%
Gabon 35.95%
Armenia 35.49%
Jordan 35.03%
Montenegro 30.72%
Costa Rica 30.50%
Serbia 30.03%
Algeria 29.51%
Albania 28.13%
Brazil 27.39%
Iran 27.36%
Iraq 25.14%
Mauritius 23.88%
Turkey 23.68%
Jamaica 22.14%
Guyana 21.28%
Colombia 19.04%
Venezuela 18.78%
Samoa 18.13%
Lebanon 17.61%
Maldives 16.76%
Russia 16.12%
Romania 15.43%
Suriname 15.31%
Belize 15.12%
Fiji 14.83%
Azerbaijan 14.56%
Dominican Republic 13.47%
Equatorial Guinea 12.31%
Paraguay 11.42%
Malaysia 11.26%
China 10.33%
Bulgaria 9.87%
Belarus 9.71%
Ecuador 8.94%
Peru 8.37%
Turkmenistan 8.27%
Mexico 7.07%
Guatemala 4.99%
Cuba 4.20%
Kazakhstan 3.88%
Thailand 3.87%
Tonga 3.59%
Romania Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 15.43% -0.85%
2018 16.28% -2.07%
2017 18.35% -2.25%
2016 20.60% -0.95%
2015 21.55% -2.35%
2014 23.90% 0.33%
2013 23.58% 1.21%
2012 22.37% -1.21%
2011 23.58% 1.82%
2010 21.76% 0.86%
2009 20.90% 2.19%
2008 18.71% -1.52%
2007 20.23% -1.21%
2006 21.44% 1.22%
2005 20.22% -2.05%
2004 22.27% 2.88%
2003 19.39% -2.67%
2002 22.06% 4.63%
2001 17.43% -0.15%
2000 17.58% 0.47%
1999 17.11% 0.41%
1998 16.69% -0.47%
1997 17.17% -3.15%
1996 20.32% -0.63%
1995 20.95% -1.34%
1994 22.29% -1.21%
1993 23.50% -1.03%
1992 24.53% -0.11%
1991 24.64% -0.11%