Trinidad and Tobago 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.
  • Trinidad and Tobago youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.37%, a 0.33% increase from 2018.
  • Trinidad and Tobago youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 6.04%, a 0.44% decline from 2017.
  • Trinidad and Tobago youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 6.48%, a 0.57% decline from 2016.
  • Trinidad and Tobago youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 7.05%, a 2.57% increase 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%
Trinidad and Tobago Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 6.37% 0.33%
2018 6.04% -0.44%
2017 6.48% -0.57%
2016 7.05% 2.57%
2015 4.49% 0.17%
2014 4.31% -0.71%
2013 5.02% -1.87%
2012 6.89% -0.80%
2011 7.69% -0.69%
2010 8.38% 0.55%
2009 7.83% 2.50%
2008 5.33% 0.09%
2007 5.24% -0.39%
2006 5.63% -0.77%
2005 6.40% -0.46%
2004 6.86% -0.38%
2003 7.23% -0.29%
2002 7.53% 0.27%
2001 7.26% 0.14%
2000 7.12% -0.28%
1999 7.39% 0.34%
1998 7.06% -0.20%
1997 7.25% -0.17%
1996 7.42% -0.19%
1995 7.61% -0.06%
1994 7.67% -0.19%
1993 7.86% 0.81%
1992 7.05% 0.60%
1991 6.45% 0.60%