El Salvador 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.
  • El Salvador youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 9.46%, a 0.01% increase from 2018.
  • El Salvador youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 9.45%, a 0.48% decline from 2017.
  • El Salvador youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 9.93%, a 0.27% increase from 2016.
  • El Salvador youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 9.66%, a 0.86% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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El Salvador Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 9.46% 0.01%
2018 9.45% -0.48%
2017 9.93% 0.27%
2016 9.66% 0.86%
2015 8.80% -0.96%
2014 9.76% 1.13%
2013 8.63% 0.09%
2012 8.54% -0.08%
2011 8.62% -1.63%
2010 10.25% -3.63%
2009 13.88% 2.88%
2008 11.00% -0.42%
2007 11.42% -0.22%
2006 11.64% -0.99%
2005 12.63% 1.83%
2004 10.80% -0.30%
2003 11.10% 0.77%
2002 10.33% -1.85%
2001 12.18% 0.06%
2000 12.12% 0.50%
1999 11.62% -0.55%
1998 12.17% -1.41%
1997 13.58% 0.53%
1996 13.05% 0.11%
1995 12.94% 0.02%
1994 12.92% -3.30%
1993 16.22% 3.11%
1992 13.11% 0.61%
1991 12.50% 0.61%