Samoa Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

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 2021 was 19.69%, a 1.1% increase from 2020.
  • Samoa youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 18.59%, a 1.16% increase from 2019.
  • Samoa youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 17.44%, a 0.41% decline from 2018.
  • Samoa youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 17.85%, a 0.11% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 64.18%
Libya 50.45%
Costa Rica 45.36%
Botswana 41.20%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.09%
Jordan 40.53%
Namibia 40.44%
St. Lucia 38.69%
Gabon 38.43%
Armenia 36.09%
North Macedonia 34.12%
Bosnia 32.87%
Brazil 31.90%
Algeria 31.88%
Montenegro 31.56%
Suriname 30.53%
Serbia 30.41%
Guyana 29.85%
Lebanon 29.60%
Albania 27.84%
Iran 27.21%
Iraq 27.20%
Colombia 26.45%
Jamaica 26.11%
Mauritius 25.26%
Turkey 24.31%
Dominican Republic 20.60%
Romania 20.57%
Samoa 19.69%
Belize 19.27%
Equatorial Guinea 18.29%
Fiji 18.06%
Maldives 17.74%
Russia 16.89%
Azerbaijan 16.49%
Paraguay 16.27%
Malaysia 15.60%
Venezuela 14.94%
Ecuador 14.23%
Bulgaria 14.16%
China 11.35%
Belarus 11.31%
Peru 11.16%
Tonga 11.12%
Turkmenistan 11.01%
Mexico 8.13%
Cuba 7.39%
Guatemala 7.21%
Thailand 6.98%
Kazakhstan 3.73%
Samoa Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 19.69% 1.10%
2020 18.59% 1.16%
2019 17.44% -0.41%
2018 17.85% 0.11%
2017 17.74% 0.40%
2016 17.33% -0.26%
2015 17.59% -0.27%
2014 17.85% 0.13%
2013 17.72% -0.10%
2012 17.82% 2.47%
2011 15.35% 0.12%
2010 15.23% -0.09%
2009 15.32% 0.55%
2008 14.78% 0.60%
2007 14.18% 0.08%
2006 14.10% 0.40%
2005 13.70% 0.42%
2004 13.28% 0.40%
2003 12.88% 0.40%
2002 12.48% 0.53%
2001 11.95% 0.90%
2000 11.05% 0.69%
1999 10.36% 0.86%
1998 9.50% 0.77%
1997 8.73% 1.02%
1996 7.71% 0.77%
1995 6.94% 0.51%
1994 6.43% 0.88%
1993 5.55% 0.63%
1992 4.91% 0.65%
1991 4.26% 0.65%