Russia 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.
  • Russia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 15.46%, a 1.64% decline from 2018.
  • Russia youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 17.10%, a 0.62% 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 0.35% 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%
Russia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 15.46% -1.64%
2018 17.10% 0.62%
2017 16.48% -0.24%
2016 16.72% 0.35%
2015 16.37% 2.33%
2014 14.04% -0.13%
2013 14.17% -0.76%
2012 14.93% -0.55%
2011 15.48% -1.60%
2010 17.08% -1.33%
2009 18.41% 4.38%
2008 14.03% -0.38%
2007 14.41% -1.92%
2006 16.33% 0.86%
2005 15.47% -1.71%
2004 17.18% -0.34%
2003 17.52% 1.98%
2002 15.54% -2.44%
2001 17.98% -2.73%
2000 20.71% -3.25%
1999 23.96% -3.18%
1998 27.14% 3.59%
1997 23.55% 4.22%
1996 19.33% 0.57%
1995 18.76% 2.46%
1994 16.30% 2.62%
1993 13.68% 0.76%
1992 12.92% -0.24%
1991 13.16% -0.24%