Samoa 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.
  • Samoa youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 17.55%, a 0.11% decline from 2018.
  • Samoa youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 17.66%, a 0.32% decline from 2017.
  • Samoa youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 17.98%, a 0.27% decline from 2016.
  • Samoa youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 18.25%, a 0.1% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 57.47%
Libya 49.54%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 39.76%
Namibia 37.82%
Jordan 37.28%
St. Lucia 35.95%
Botswana 35.56%
North Macedonia 35.55%
Gabon 35.52%
Bosnia 33.97%
Armenia 33.51%
Costa Rica 31.82%
Algeria 29.69%
Brazil 27.47%
Serbia 27.12%
Albania 26.99%
Guyana 26.20%
Iran 25.46%
Montenegro 25.25%
Iraq 25.16%
Turkey 24.64%
Mauritius 23.84%
Jamaica 22.07%
Colombia 20.01%
Samoa 17.55%
Lebanon 17.10%
Romania 16.78%
Maldives 16.63%
Dominican Republic 15.89%
Venezuela 15.88%
Equatorial Guinea 15.47%
Russia 15.46%
Belize 15.35%
Paraguay 15.11%
Fiji 14.97%
Suriname 13.20%
Azerbaijan 13.19%
Malaysia 11.77%
China 11.01%
Belarus 10.63%
Bulgaria 8.89%
Ecuador 8.71%
Tonga 8.58%
Turkmenistan 8.04%
Peru 7.37%
Mexico 7.15%
Guatemala 4.88%
Cuba 4.49%
Thailand 4.22%
Kazakhstan 3.67%
Samoa Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 17.55% -0.11%
2018 17.66% -0.32%
2017 17.98% -0.27%
2016 18.25% -0.10%
2015 18.35% 0.01%
2014 18.34% -0.05%
2013 18.39% 0.04%
2012 18.35% 2.30%
2011 16.05% 0.47%
2010 15.58% 0.41%
2009 15.17% 0.75%
2008 14.42% 0.25%
2007 14.17% 0.11%
2006 14.06% 0.05%
2005 14.01% 0.35%
2004 13.66% 0.36%
2003 13.30% 0.42%
2002 12.88% 0.48%
2001 12.40% 0.82%
2000 11.58% 0.87%
1999 10.71% 0.85%
1998 9.86% 0.74%
1997 9.12% 0.65%
1996 8.47% 0.71%
1995 7.76% 0.71%
1994 7.05% 0.65%
1993 6.40% 0.70%
1992 5.70% 0.61%
1991 5.09% 0.61%