Virgin Islands (U.S.) 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.
  • Virgin Islands (U.S.) youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 21.54%, a 0.45% increase from 2018.
  • Virgin Islands (U.S.) youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 21.09%, a 0.74% decline from 2017.
  • Virgin Islands (U.S.) youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 21.82%, a 0.69% decline from 2016.
  • Virgin Islands (U.S.) youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 22.52%, a 0.74% decline 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%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 21.54% 0.45%
2018 21.09% -0.74%
2017 21.82% -0.69%
2016 22.52% -0.74%
2015 23.26% -0.82%
2014 24.08% -1.00%
2013 25.08% 0.03%
2012 25.05% 0.61%
2011 24.44% 0.18%
2010 24.27% 0.49%
2009 23.78% 3.93%
2008 19.84% 0.36%
2007 19.49% -0.86%
2006 20.35% -1.04%
2005 21.39% -0.54%
2004 21.93% -0.53%
2003 22.45% 0.22%
2002 22.24% 0.21%
2001 22.03% 0.02%
2000 22.01% -0.10%
1999 22.11% 0.74%
1998 21.37% -0.05%
1997 21.43% -0.14%
1996 21.57% -0.05%
1995 21.62% 0.13%
1994 21.49% 0.17%
1993 21.31% 1.20%
1992 20.11% 0.92%
1991 19.19% 0.92%