El Salvador 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.
  • El Salvador youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 9.55%, a 0.1% increase from 2018.
  • El Salvador youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 9.45%, a 0.47% 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 9.55% 0.10%
2018 9.45% -0.47%
2017 9.93% 0.27%
2016 9.66% 0.86%
2015 8.80% -0.96%
2014 9.76% 1.14%
2013 8.63% 0.09%
2012 8.54% -0.08%
2011 8.62% -1.62%
2010 10.25% -3.64%
2009 13.88% 2.96%
2008 10.92% -0.49%
2007 11.42% -0.14%
2006 11.55% -1.08%
2005 12.64% 1.77%
2004 10.87% -0.27%
2003 11.14% 0.77%
2002 10.37% -1.90%
2001 12.27% 0.09%
2000 12.19% 0.55%
1999 11.64% -0.53%
1998 12.16% -1.44%
1997 13.60% 0.49%
1996 13.11% 0.27%
1995 12.84% 0.03%
1994 12.81% -3.25%
1993 16.06% 3.10%
1992 12.96% 0.43%
1991 12.53% 0.43%