Turkey Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Turkey youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 24.31%, a 0.24% decline from 2020.
  • Turkey youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 24.55%, a 0.17% decline from 2019.
  • Turkey youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 24.71%, a 4.93% increase from 2018.
  • Turkey youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 19.78%, a 0.37% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 64.18%
Libya 50.45%
Costa Rica 45.36%
Botswana 41.20%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.09%
Jordan 40.53%
Namibia 40.44%
St. Lucia 38.69%
Gabon 38.43%
Armenia 36.09%
North Macedonia 34.12%
Bosnia 32.87%
Brazil 31.90%
Algeria 31.88%
Montenegro 31.56%
Suriname 30.53%
Serbia 30.41%
Guyana 29.85%
Lebanon 29.60%
Albania 27.84%
Iran 27.21%
Iraq 27.20%
Colombia 26.45%
Jamaica 26.11%
Mauritius 25.26%
Turkey 24.31%
Dominican Republic 20.60%
Romania 20.57%
Samoa 19.69%
Belize 19.27%
Equatorial Guinea 18.29%
Fiji 18.06%
Maldives 17.74%
Russia 16.89%
Azerbaijan 16.49%
Paraguay 16.27%
Malaysia 15.60%
Venezuela 14.94%
Ecuador 14.23%
Bulgaria 14.16%
China 11.35%
Belarus 11.31%
Peru 11.16%
Tonga 11.12%
Turkmenistan 11.01%
Mexico 8.13%
Cuba 7.39%
Guatemala 7.21%
Thailand 6.98%
Kazakhstan 3.73%
Turkey Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 24.31% -0.24%
2020 24.55% -0.17%
2019 24.71% 4.93%
2018 19.78% -0.37%
2017 20.15% 0.96%
2016 19.19% 0.98%
2015 18.21% 0.65%
2014 17.56% 0.92%
2013 16.65% 1.21%
2012 15.44% -1.03%
2011 16.47% -3.00%
2010 19.47% -2.97%
2009 22.44% 4.30%
2008 18.14% 1.20%
2007 16.94% 0.77%
2006 16.17% -3.41%
2005 19.59% -0.68%
2004 20.26% 0.06%
2003 20.20% 1.26%
2002 18.94% 2.89%
2001 16.05% 3.08%
2000 12.96% -1.98%
1999 14.94% 0.82%
1998 14.13% -0.23%
1997 14.36% 0.82%
1996 13.54% -2.07%
1995 15.62% -0.51%
1994 16.12% -1.73%
1993 17.85% 1.46%
1992 16.39% 0.99%
1991 15.41% 0.99%