Syrian Arab 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.
  • Syrian Arab Republic youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 20.94%, a 0.06% increase from 2018.
  • Syrian Arab Republic youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 20.88%, a 0.11% decline from 2017.
  • Syrian Arab Republic youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 20.98%, a 0.1% decline from 2016.
  • Syrian Arab Republic youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 21.08%, a 0.1% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Haiti 30.66%
Yemen 24.04%
Syrian Arab Republic 20.94%
Tajikistan 20.82%
South Sudan 18.78%
Afghanistan 17.43%
Somalia 16.99%
Mali 14.74%
Gambia 12.47%
Comoros 9.88%
Sierra Leone 8.97%
Eritrea 8.76%
Burkina Faso 8.31%
Senegal 8.21%
Zimbabwe 8.09%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 7.98%
Malawi 7.52%
Mozambique 6.87%
North Korea 6.39%
Central African Republic 5.71%
Guinea 5.32%
Benin 4.40%
Guinea-Bissau 3.91%
Tanzania 3.57%
Togo 3.47%
Ethiopia 3.23%
Madagascar 3.09%
Chad 3.09%
Uganda 2.70%
Burundi 2.69%
Liberia 2.31%
Nepal 2.30%
Rwanda 1.71%
Niger 0.64%
Syrian Arab Republic Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 20.94% 0.06%
2018 20.88% -0.11%
2017 20.98% -0.10%
2016 21.08% 0.10%
2015 20.98% 0.16%
2014 20.82% 0.08%
2013 20.74% 0.25%
2012 20.50% 0.29%
2011 20.21% 0.13%
2010 20.08% 3.92%
2009 16.16% -5.67%
2008 21.84% 3.11%
2007 18.73% 1.07%
2006 17.66% -0.60%
2005 18.26% -0.50%
2004 18.75% -0.52%
2003 19.27% -1.11%
2002 20.38% -1.04%
2001 21.42% 3.64%
2000 17.77% 3.37%
1999 14.40% 0.46%
1998 13.94% 0.21%
1997 13.74% 0.24%
1996 13.50% 0.28%
1995 13.21% -0.45%
1994 13.66% 0.21%
1993 13.45% 0.64%
1992 12.81% 0.52%
1991 12.28% 0.52%