Samoa 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.
  • Samoa youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 18.13%, a 0.48% increase from 2018.
  • Samoa youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 17.65%, a 0.21% decline from 2017.
  • Samoa youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 17.86%, a 0.19% decline from 2016.
  • Samoa youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 18.05%, a 0.25% 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%
Samoa Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 18.13% 0.48%
2018 17.65% -0.21%
2017 17.86% -0.19%
2016 18.05% -0.25%
2015 18.30% -0.07%
2014 18.37% -0.13%
2013 18.50% 0.12%
2012 18.38% 2.36%
2011 16.02% 0.30%
2010 15.72% 0.44%
2009 15.28% 0.98%
2008 14.30% 0.18%
2007 14.12% 0.12%
2006 14.00% 0.05%
2005 13.95% 0.26%
2004 13.68% 0.37%
2003 13.31% 0.43%
2002 12.88% 0.51%
2001 12.37% 0.79%
2000 11.59% 0.80%
1999 10.79% 0.91%
1998 9.89% 0.75%
1997 9.13% 0.73%
1996 8.41% 0.71%
1995 7.70% 0.69%
1994 7.01% 0.60%
1993 6.41% 0.70%
1992 5.71% 0.55%
1991 5.16% 0.55%