Slovak Republic 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.
  • Slovak Republic youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 16.21%, a 1.26% increase from 2018.
  • Slovak Republic youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 14.95%, a 3.98% decline from 2017.
  • Slovak Republic youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 18.93%, a 3.29% decline from 2016.
  • Slovak Republic youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 22.22%, a 4.27% 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%
Slovak Republic Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 16.21% 1.26%
2018 14.95% -3.98%
2017 18.93% -3.29%
2016 22.22% -4.27%
2015 26.49% -3.24%
2014 29.72% -3.97%
2013 33.70% -0.36%
2012 34.06% 0.61%
2011 33.45% -0.20%
2010 33.65% 6.28%
2009 27.37% 8.28%
2008 19.09% -1.31%
2007 20.40% -6.31%
2006 26.71% -3.40%
2005 30.11% -2.76%
2004 32.88% -0.13%
2003 33.01% -4.60%
2002 37.61% -1.05%
2001 38.66% 1.94%
2000 36.72% 4.84%
1999 31.88% 8.80%
1998 23.08% 0.52%
1997 22.56% 1.54%
1996 21.02% -3.69%
1995 24.71% -2.53%
1994 27.25% 2.69%
1993 24.56% 0.75%
1992 23.81% 1.63%
1991 22.18% 1.63%