Singapore 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.
  • Singapore youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 9.29%, a 0.24% increase from 2018.
  • Singapore youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 9.04%, a 0.3% decline from 2017.
  • Singapore youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 9.35%, a 0.23% increase from 2016.
  • Singapore youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 9.12%, a 0.21% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
French Polynesia 36.92%
Greece 35.11%
New Caledonia 34.21%
Spain 32.90%
Barbados 30.22%
Brunei 30.03%
Italy 29.30%
Saudi Arabia 28.59%
Uruguay 27.05%
Argentina 25.35%
Bahamas 23.51%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 21.54%
Puerto Rico 19.74%
France 19.15%
Chile 18.97%
Portugal 18.45%
Croatia 17.82%
Sweden 17.78%
Finland 16.30%
Slovak Republic 16.21%
Channel Islands 15.86%
Kuwait 15.80%
Belgium 15.68%
Cyprus 15.62%
Luxembourg 14.89%
Guam 13.92%
Oman 13.19%
Ireland 13.07%
Estonia 12.56%
Lithuania 12.39%
Latvia 12.28%
Australia 12.06%
Poland 11.60%
United Kingdom 11.31%
New Zealand 11.23%
Hungary 11.09%
South Korea 10.97%
Canada 10.77%
Panama 10.04%
Hong Kong 10.03%
Denmark 9.82%
Norway 9.33%
Singapore 9.29%
Slovenia 9.11%
United States 8.54%
Austria 8.37%
Malta 8.24%
Iceland 7.80%
Switzerland 7.40%
UAE 7.34%
Israel 7.26%
Czech Republic 6.38%
Trinidad and Tobago 6.37%
Netherlands 6.35%
Macao 5.73%
Germany 5.42%
Bahrain 4.63%
Japan 3.67%
Qatar 0.38%
Singapore Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 9.29% 0.24%
2018 9.04% -0.30%
2017 9.35% 0.23%
2016 9.12% -0.21%
2015 9.33% 0.61%
2014 8.72% -0.60%
2013 9.33% 0.39%
2012 8.93% -0.33%
2011 9.26% -0.58%
2010 9.84% -3.04%
2009 12.88% 3.77%
2008 9.11% 0.40%
2007 8.71% -0.16%
2006 8.87% -1.78%
2005 10.65% -0.18%
2004 10.83% 0.67%
2003 10.16% -1.04%
2002 11.19% 3.48%
2001 7.72% 0.28%
2000 7.44% -2.11%
1999 9.55% 1.46%
1998 8.08% 2.64%
1997 5.45% -3.24%
1996 8.69% 1.67%
1995 7.02% -0.40%
1994 7.43% 0.27%
1993 7.15% 0.44%
1992 6.72% 2.86%
1991 3.86% 2.86%