Russia 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.
  • Russia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 16.12%, a 0.99% decline from 2018.
  • Russia youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 17.10%, a 0.63% increase from 2017.
  • Russia youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 16.48%, a 0.24% decline from 2016.
  • Russia youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 16.72%, a 0.34% increase 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%
Russia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 16.12% -0.99%
2018 17.10% 0.63%
2017 16.48% -0.24%
2016 16.72% 0.34%
2015 16.37% 2.33%
2014 14.04% -0.13%
2013 14.17% -0.76%
2012 14.93% -0.56%
2011 15.48% -1.60%
2010 17.08% -1.34%
2009 18.41% 4.39%
2008 14.03% -0.39%
2007 14.41% -1.91%
2006 16.33% 0.86%
2005 15.47% -1.72%
2004 17.19% -0.34%
2003 17.53% 1.98%
2002 15.54% -2.44%
2001 17.99% -2.73%
2000 20.71% -3.25%
1999 23.96% -3.18%
1998 27.14% 3.58%
1997 23.56% 4.22%
1996 19.34% 0.57%
1995 18.76% 2.46%
1994 16.30% 2.62%
1993 13.68% 0.76%
1992 12.92% -0.11%
1991 13.03% -0.11%