Trinidad and Tobago 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.
  • Trinidad and Tobago youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 9.12%, a 0.22% increase from 2018.
  • Trinidad and Tobago youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 8.90%, a 0.07% increase from 2017.
  • Trinidad and Tobago youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 8.83%, a 0.15% increase from 2016.
  • Trinidad and Tobago youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 8.68%, a 2.83% increase 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%
Trinidad and Tobago Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 9.12% 0.22%
2018 8.90% 0.07%
2017 8.83% 0.15%
2016 8.68% 2.83%
2015 5.85% -0.03%
2014 5.88% -0.39%
2013 6.27% -2.30%
2012 8.57% 0.03%
2011 8.54% -1.31%
2010 9.85% 0.14%
2009 9.71% 0.07%
2008 9.64% 0.42%
2007 9.22% 0.52%
2006 8.70% 0.23%
2005 8.47% 0.31%
2004 8.16% 0.23%
2003 7.93% -0.13%
2002 8.06% 0.02%
2001 8.04% 0.22%
2000 7.82% 0.10%
1999 7.72% 0.00%
1998 7.72% 0.10%
1997 7.62% 0.09%
1996 7.53% 0.03%
1995 7.50% 0.03%
1994 7.47% 0.02%
1993 7.45% 0.09%
1992 7.36% -0.17%
1991 7.53% -0.17%