Russia Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

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 2021 was 16.89%, a 0.09% decline from 2020.
  • Russia youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 16.99%, a 1.76% increase from 2019.
  • Russia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 15.23%, a 1.86% decline from 2018.
  • Russia youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 17.08%, a 0.63% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 64.18%
Libya 50.45%
Costa Rica 45.36%
Botswana 41.20%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.09%
Jordan 40.53%
Namibia 40.44%
St. Lucia 38.69%
Gabon 38.43%
Armenia 36.09%
North Macedonia 34.12%
Bosnia 32.87%
Brazil 31.90%
Algeria 31.88%
Montenegro 31.56%
Suriname 30.53%
Serbia 30.41%
Guyana 29.85%
Lebanon 29.60%
Albania 27.84%
Iran 27.21%
Iraq 27.20%
Colombia 26.45%
Jamaica 26.11%
Mauritius 25.26%
Turkey 24.31%
Dominican Republic 20.60%
Romania 20.57%
Samoa 19.69%
Belize 19.27%
Equatorial Guinea 18.29%
Fiji 18.06%
Maldives 17.74%
Russia 16.89%
Azerbaijan 16.49%
Paraguay 16.27%
Malaysia 15.60%
Venezuela 14.94%
Ecuador 14.23%
Bulgaria 14.16%
China 11.35%
Belarus 11.31%
Peru 11.16%
Tonga 11.12%
Turkmenistan 11.01%
Mexico 8.13%
Cuba 7.39%
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Russia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 16.89% -0.09%
2020 16.99% 1.76%
2019 15.23% -1.86%
2018 17.08% 0.63%
2017 16.45% -0.26%
2016 16.72% 0.34%
2015 16.38% 2.34%
2014 14.04% -0.14%
2013 14.17% -0.77%
2012 14.95% -0.55%
2011 15.49% -1.59%
2010 17.08% -1.33%
2009 18.42% 4.39%
2008 14.03% -0.37%
2007 14.40% -1.94%
2006 16.34% 0.87%
2005 15.47% -1.70%
2004 17.17% -0.35%
2003 17.52% 1.96%
2002 15.56% -2.44%
2001 17.99% -2.72%
2000 20.71% -3.26%
1999 23.97% -3.17%
1998 27.13% 3.59%
1997 23.55% 4.22%
1996 19.33% 0.58%
1995 18.76% 2.47%
1994 16.29% 2.62%
1993 13.67% 0.75%
1992 12.91% -0.54%
1991 13.45% -0.54%