Suriname 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.
  • Suriname youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 15.31%, a 2.14% increase from 2018.
  • Suriname youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 13.16%, a 0.11% decline from 2017.
  • Suriname youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 13.27%, a 0.2% decline from 2016.
  • Suriname youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 13.47%, a 0.05% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 55.97%
Libya 50.47%
St. Lucia 45.23%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.68%
Bosnia 39.70%
Namibia 39.53%
North Macedonia 39.14%
Botswana 37.35%
Gabon 35.95%
Armenia 35.49%
Jordan 35.03%
Montenegro 30.72%
Costa Rica 30.50%
Serbia 30.03%
Algeria 29.51%
Albania 28.13%
Brazil 27.39%
Iran 27.36%
Iraq 25.14%
Mauritius 23.88%
Turkey 23.68%
Jamaica 22.14%
Guyana 21.28%
Colombia 19.04%
Venezuela 18.78%
Samoa 18.13%
Lebanon 17.61%
Maldives 16.76%
Russia 16.12%
Romania 15.43%
Suriname 15.31%
Belize 15.12%
Fiji 14.83%
Azerbaijan 14.56%
Dominican Republic 13.47%
Equatorial Guinea 12.31%
Paraguay 11.42%
Malaysia 11.26%
China 10.33%
Bulgaria 9.87%
Belarus 9.71%
Ecuador 8.94%
Peru 8.37%
Turkmenistan 8.27%
Mexico 7.07%
Guatemala 4.99%
Cuba 4.20%
Kazakhstan 3.88%
Thailand 3.87%
Tonga 3.59%
Suriname Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 15.31% 2.14%
2018 13.16% -0.11%
2017 13.27% -0.20%
2016 13.47% -0.05%
2015 13.52% -2.96%
2014 16.48% -4.58%
2013 21.07% 0.44%
2012 20.63% 0.38%
2011 20.25% 6.42%
2010 13.82% -6.48%
2009 20.31% 0.27%
2008 20.03% -0.45%
2007 20.49% -0.66%
2006 21.15% -0.75%
2005 21.90% -0.57%
2004 22.47% -2.17%
2003 24.64% -2.18%
2002 26.82% -2.07%
2001 28.89% -2.39%
2000 31.28% -2.46%
1999 33.74% 9.27%
1998 24.47% -2.04%
1997 26.51% 1.18%
1996 25.32% -2.03%
1995 27.36% -1.71%
1994 29.06% -8.19%
1993 37.25% -5.58%
1992 42.83% 0.30%
1991 42.53% 0.30%