Uruguay 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.
  • Uruguay youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 27.05%, a 0.73% increase from 2018.
  • Uruguay youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 26.32%, a 1.32% increase from 2017.
  • Uruguay youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 25.00%, a 1.12% increase from 2016.
  • Uruguay youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 23.88%, a 1.27% 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%
Uruguay Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 27.05% 0.73%
2018 26.32% 1.32%
2017 25.00% 1.12%
2016 23.88% 1.27%
2015 22.61% 3.32%
2014 19.29% 0.10%
2013 19.19% 0.67%
2012 18.52% 0.55%
2011 17.98% -2.58%
2010 20.56% -0.34%
2009 20.90% -1.39%
2008 22.30% -2.60%
2007 24.89% -3.22%
2006 28.11% -1.25%
2005 29.37% -3.96%
2004 33.33% -4.96%
2003 38.29% 0.32%
2002 37.97% 3.60%
2001 34.37% 5.13%
2000 29.24% 4.79%
1999 24.45% 1.71%
1998 22.74% -0.26%
1997 23.00% -0.15%
1996 23.15% -0.17%
1995 23.33% 0.14%
1994 23.18% -0.32%
1993 23.50% 0.98%
1992 22.53% 0.34%
1991 22.19% 0.34%