St. Vincent and the Grenadines 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.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 41.09%, a 0.47% increase from 2020.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 40.62%, a 2.8% increase from 2019.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 37.82%, a 0.13% increase from 2018.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 37.69%, a 0.05% 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%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 41.09% 0.47%
2020 40.62% 2.80%
2019 37.82% 0.13%
2018 37.69% -0.05%
2017 37.74% 0.05%
2016 37.69% -0.04%
2015 37.73% 0.17%
2014 37.56% 0.22%
2013 37.34% 0.15%
2012 37.19% 0.05%
2011 37.13% -0.03%
2010 37.16% 0.20%
2009 36.96% 0.41%
2008 36.56% -0.34%
2007 36.90% -0.12%
2006 37.02% -0.59%
2005 37.61% -0.42%
2004 38.03% -0.28%
2003 38.31% -0.53%
2002 38.85% -0.74%
2001 39.59% 0.36%
2000 39.22% 0.42%
1999 38.80% 0.46%
1998 38.35% 0.36%
1997 37.98% 0.27%
1996 37.72% 0.76%
1995 36.96% -0.15%
1994 37.11% 0.74%
1993 36.37% 0.19%
1992 36.18% 0.04%
1991 36.13% 0.04%