Suriname 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.
  • Suriname youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 13.20%, a 0.07% decline from 2018.
  • Suriname youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 13.27%, a 0.04% decline from 2017.
  • Suriname youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 13.31%, a 0.07% decline from 2016.
  • Suriname youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 13.38%, a 0.12% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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South Africa 57.47%
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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%
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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%
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Suriname Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 13.20% -0.07%
2018 13.27% -0.04%
2017 13.31% -0.07%
2016 13.38% -0.12%
2015 13.50% -2.95%
2014 16.45% -4.56%
2013 21.01% 0.42%
2012 20.59% 0.38%
2011 20.21% 6.40%
2010 13.81% -6.47%
2009 20.28% 0.17%
2008 20.11% -0.47%
2007 20.58% -0.61%
2006 21.19% -0.67%
2005 21.86% -0.59%
2004 22.45% -2.11%
2003 24.56% -2.16%
2002 26.72% -2.14%
2001 28.86% -2.31%
2000 31.17% -2.53%
1999 33.70% 9.25%
1998 24.45% -2.05%
1997 26.50% 1.18%
1996 25.32% -2.04%
1995 27.36% -1.73%
1994 29.09% -8.19%
1993 37.28% -5.63%
1992 42.91% 0.72%
1991 42.19% 0.72%