Syrian Arab Republic Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Syrian Arab Republic youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 22.12%, a 0.24% decline from 2021.
  • Syrian Arab Republic youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 22.36%, a 1.05% decline from 2020.
  • Syrian Arab Republic youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 23.41%, a 2.64% increase from 2019.
  • Syrian Arab Republic youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 20.77%, a 0.25% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Somalia 35.63%
Haiti 34.03%
Yemen 25.64%
Syrian Arab Republic 22.12%
Nepal 20.60%
Comoros 20.27%
South Sudan 19.21%
Rwanda 17.41%
Tajikistan 17.41%
Zimbabwe 12.37%
Eritrea 11.09%
Central African Republic 10.90%
Togo 9.81%
Democratic Republic of Congo 9.29%
Burkina Faso 8.47%
Gambia 8.06%
Mozambique 8.05%
Guinea 7.89%
Malawi 7.73%
North Korea 6.94%
Uganda 6.58%
Ethiopia 6.33%
Senegal 4.78%
Guinea-Bissau 4.57%
Mali 4.49%
Tanzania 4.26%
Benin 4.18%
Sierra Leone 4.15%
Madagascar 3.95%
Liberia 3.08%
Chad 1.88%
Burundi 1.55%
Niger 0.71%
Syrian Arab Republic Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 22.12% -0.24%
2021 22.36% -1.05%
2020 23.41% 2.64%
2019 20.77% -0.25%
2018 21.02% -0.31%
2017 21.33% -0.34%
2016 21.67% -0.15%
2015 21.82% -0.05%
2014 21.87% 0.01%
2013 21.86% 0.32%
2012 21.54% 0.68%
2011 20.86% 0.36%
2010 20.50% 4.07%
2009 16.43% -5.86%
2008 22.29% 3.24%
2007 19.05% 1.35%
2006 17.70% -0.61%
2005 18.31% -0.57%
2004 18.88% -0.54%
2003 19.42% -1.29%
2002 20.71% -1.30%
2001 22.01% 3.77%
2000 18.24% 4.01%
1999 14.23% 0.47%
1998 13.76% 0.24%
1997 13.52% 0.27%
1996 13.25% 0.22%
1995 13.03% -0.59%
1994 13.63% 0.17%
1993 13.46% 0.70%
1992 12.75% 0.57%
1991 12.19% 0.57%