Slovak Republic 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.
  • Slovak Republic youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 16.11%, a 1.16% 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
New Caledonia 39.33%
French Polynesia 37.78%
Greece 35.11%
Spain 32.61%
Barbados 30.15%
Saudi Arabia 29.63%
Uruguay 29.40%
Italy 29.22%
Argentina 25.97%
Bahamas 24.50%
Brunei 21.70%
Puerto Rico 20.43%
Sweden 20.22%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 19.88%
Chile 19.62%
France 19.54%
Portugal 18.29%
Finland 17.09%
Luxembourg 16.82%
Croatia 16.62%
Slovak Republic 16.11%
Cyprus 16.04%
Kuwait 15.73%
Guam 15.54%
Channel Islands 15.34%
Belgium 14.25%
Panama 13.03%
Ireland 12.56%
Latvia 12.48%
Lithuania 11.87%
Australia 11.84%
Oman 11.55%
Singapore 11.50%
Hungary 11.40%
New Zealand 11.16%
Estonia 11.09%
United Kingdom 11.08%
Canada 11.04%
Denmark 10.05%
Norway 9.88%
Poland 9.84%
South Korea 9.82%
Malta 9.16%
Trinidad and Tobago 9.12%
Hong Kong 8.57%
Austria 8.51%
Iceland 8.48%
United States 8.30%
Slovenia 8.15%
Switzerland 7.98%
Bahrain 7.31%
UAE 7.19%
Netherlands 6.77%
Israel 6.68%
Germany 5.75%
Czech Republic 5.63%
Macao 4.95%
Japan 3.89%
Qatar 0.47%
Slovak Republic Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 16.11% 1.16%
2018 14.95% -3.98%
2017 18.93% -3.29%
2016 22.22% -4.27%
2015 26.49% -3.23%
2014 29.72% -3.98%
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% -2.77%
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% -2.54%
1994 27.25% 2.19%
1993 25.06% -0.59%
1992 25.65% -0.10%
1991 25.75% -0.10%