St. Vincent and the Grenadines 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.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 39.76%, a 0.23% decline from 2018.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 39.99%, a 0.33% decline from 2017.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 40.32%, a 0.4% decline from 2016.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 40.72%, a 0.23% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 57.47%
Libya 49.54%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 39.76%
Namibia 37.82%
Jordan 37.28%
St. Lucia 35.95%
Botswana 35.56%
North Macedonia 35.55%
Gabon 35.52%
Bosnia 33.97%
Armenia 33.51%
Costa Rica 31.82%
Algeria 29.69%
Brazil 27.47%
Serbia 27.12%
Albania 26.99%
Guyana 26.20%
Iran 25.46%
Montenegro 25.25%
Iraq 25.16%
Turkey 24.64%
Mauritius 23.84%
Jamaica 22.07%
Colombia 20.01%
Samoa 17.55%
Lebanon 17.10%
Romania 16.78%
Maldives 16.63%
Dominican Republic 15.89%
Venezuela 15.88%
Equatorial Guinea 15.47%
Russia 15.46%
Belize 15.35%
Paraguay 15.11%
Fiji 14.97%
Suriname 13.20%
Azerbaijan 13.19%
Malaysia 11.77%
China 11.01%
Belarus 10.63%
Bulgaria 8.89%
Ecuador 8.71%
Tonga 8.58%
Turkmenistan 8.04%
Peru 7.37%
Mexico 7.15%
Guatemala 4.88%
Cuba 4.49%
Thailand 4.22%
Kazakhstan 3.67%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 39.76% -0.23%
2018 39.99% -0.33%
2017 40.32% -0.40%
2016 40.72% -0.23%
2015 40.95% 0.07%
2014 40.88% 0.00%
2013 40.88% 0.26%
2012 40.62% 0.21%
2011 40.41% 0.11%
2010 40.30% 0.30%
2009 40.00% 1.04%
2008 38.96% -0.32%
2007 39.28% -0.36%
2006 39.64% -0.32%
2005 39.96% -0.48%
2004 40.44% -0.34%
2003 40.78% -0.03%
2002 40.81% 0.06%
2001 40.75% 0.33%
2000 40.42% 0.28%
1999 40.14% 0.53%
1998 39.61% 0.50%
1997 39.11% 0.39%
1996 38.72% 0.47%
1995 38.25% 0.47%
1994 37.78% 0.33%
1993 37.45% 0.73%
1992 36.72% 0.68%
1991 36.04% 0.68%