St. Vincent and the Grenadines 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.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 41.68%, a 0.1% increase from 2018.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 41.58%, a 0.41% decline from 2017.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 41.98%, a 0.37% decline from 2016.
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 42.35%, a 0.2% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 55.97%
Libya 50.47%
St. Lucia 45.23%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.68%
Bosnia 39.70%
Namibia 39.53%
North Macedonia 39.14%
Botswana 37.35%
Gabon 35.95%
Armenia 35.49%
Jordan 35.03%
Montenegro 30.72%
Costa Rica 30.50%
Serbia 30.03%
Algeria 29.51%
Albania 28.13%
Brazil 27.39%
Iran 27.36%
Iraq 25.14%
Mauritius 23.88%
Turkey 23.68%
Jamaica 22.14%
Guyana 21.28%
Colombia 19.04%
Venezuela 18.78%
Samoa 18.13%
Lebanon 17.61%
Maldives 16.76%
Russia 16.12%
Romania 15.43%
Suriname 15.31%
Belize 15.12%
Fiji 14.83%
Azerbaijan 14.56%
Dominican Republic 13.47%
Equatorial Guinea 12.31%
Paraguay 11.42%
Malaysia 11.26%
China 10.33%
Bulgaria 9.87%
Belarus 9.71%
Ecuador 8.94%
Peru 8.37%
Turkmenistan 8.27%
Mexico 7.07%
Guatemala 4.99%
Cuba 4.20%
Kazakhstan 3.88%
Thailand 3.87%
Tonga 3.59%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 41.68% 0.10%
2018 41.58% -0.41%
2017 41.98% -0.37%
2016 42.35% -0.20%
2015 42.55% 0.13%
2014 42.42% 0.18%
2013 42.24% 0.25%
2012 41.99% 0.17%
2011 41.82% 0.03%
2010 41.79% 0.51%
2009 41.28% 1.43%
2008 39.86% 0.02%
2007 39.83% -0.25%
2006 40.08% -0.48%
2005 40.57% -0.31%
2004 40.88% -0.19%
2003 41.07% -0.10%
2002 41.17% -0.05%
2001 41.22% 0.45%
2000 40.77% 0.39%
1999 40.38% 0.71%
1998 39.67% 0.44%
1997 39.23% 0.37%
1996 38.86% 0.69%
1995 38.17% 0.23%
1994 37.94% 0.56%
1993 37.37% 0.83%
1992 36.54% 0.50%
1991 36.04% 0.50%