Virgin Islands (U.S.) 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.
  • Virgin Islands (U.S.) youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 19.88%, a 0.13% increase from 2018.
  • Virgin Islands (U.S.) youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 19.75%, a 0.21% increase from 2017.
  • Virgin Islands (U.S.) youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 19.54%, a 0.4% increase from 2016.
  • Virgin Islands (U.S.) youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 19.14%, a 0.17% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
New Caledonia 39.33%
French Polynesia 37.78%
Greece 35.11%
Spain 32.61%
Barbados 30.15%
Saudi Arabia 29.63%
Uruguay 29.40%
Italy 29.22%
Argentina 25.97%
Bahamas 24.50%
Brunei 21.70%
Puerto Rico 20.43%
Sweden 20.22%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 19.88%
Chile 19.62%
France 19.54%
Portugal 18.29%
Finland 17.09%
Luxembourg 16.82%
Croatia 16.62%
Slovak Republic 16.11%
Cyprus 16.04%
Kuwait 15.73%
Guam 15.54%
Channel Islands 15.34%
Belgium 14.25%
Panama 13.03%
Ireland 12.56%
Latvia 12.48%
Lithuania 11.87%
Australia 11.84%
Oman 11.55%
Singapore 11.50%
Hungary 11.40%
New Zealand 11.16%
Estonia 11.09%
United Kingdom 11.08%
Canada 11.04%
Denmark 10.05%
Norway 9.88%
Poland 9.84%
South Korea 9.82%
Malta 9.16%
Trinidad and Tobago 9.12%
Hong Kong 8.57%
Austria 8.51%
Iceland 8.48%
United States 8.30%
Slovenia 8.15%
Switzerland 7.98%
Bahrain 7.31%
UAE 7.19%
Netherlands 6.77%
Israel 6.68%
Germany 5.75%
Czech Republic 5.63%
Macao 4.95%
Japan 3.89%
Qatar 0.47%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 19.88% 0.13%
2018 19.75% 0.21%
2017 19.54% 0.40%
2016 19.14% 0.17%
2015 18.97% 0.08%
2014 18.89% -0.30%
2013 19.19% -0.41%
2012 19.60% 0.52%
2011 19.08% 0.43%
2010 18.65% -0.19%
2009 18.84% 0.24%
2008 18.60% 0.46%
2007 18.14% 0.44%
2006 17.70% 0.42%
2005 17.28% 0.20%
2004 17.08% 0.06%
2003 17.02% 0.13%
2002 16.89% 0.01%
2001 16.88% 0.18%
2000 16.70% 0.09%
1999 16.61% 0.20%
1998 16.41% 0.39%
1997 16.02% 0.25%
1996 15.77% 0.21%
1995 15.56% 0.26%
1994 15.30% 0.13%
1993 15.17% -0.05%
1992 15.22% -0.12%
1991 15.34% -0.12%