Cabo Verde Youth Unemployment Rate 1960-2024

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Cabo Verde youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 29.33%, a 2.23% decline from 2021.
  • Cabo Verde youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 31.56%, a 2% decline from 2020.
  • Cabo Verde youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 33.56%, a 5.86% increase from 2019.
  • Cabo Verde youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 27.70%, a 0.6% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Djibouti 77.14%
Eswatini 48.25%
Republic of Congo 42.09%
Tunisia 40.58%
West Bank and Gaza 35.95%
Sudan 34.05%
Georgia 30.38%
Bhutan 29.61%
Cabo Verde 29.33%
Angola 28.01%
Lesotho 25.16%
Sri Lanka 24.74%
Mauritania 24.28%
Morocco 23.84%
Sao Tome and Principe 21.40%
India 17.83%
Egypt 15.72%
Indonesia 14.05%
Bangladesh 12.54%
Honduras 12.45%
Kenya 12.15%
Mongolia 11.53%
Vanuatu 10.99%
Uzbekistan 10.97%
Myanmar 10.02%
Nicaragua 9.70%
Pakistan 9.69%
Zambia 8.21%
Kyrgyz Republic 8.18%
El Salvador 7.49%
Philippines 7.19%
Nigeria 6.82%
Cameroon 6.61%
Ghana 6.60%
Lao PDR 6.32%
Bolivia 6.27%
Vietnam 5.92%
Papua New Guinea 4.93%
Timor-Leste 3.93%
Solomon Islands 3.07%
Moldova 2.82%
Cambodia 0.78%
Kiribati 0.00%
Micronesia 0.00%
Ukraine 0.00%
Kosovo 0.00%
Cabo Verde Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 29.33% -2.23%
2021 31.56% -2.00%
2020 33.56% 5.86%
2019 27.70% 0.60%
2018 27.10% -4.15%
2017 31.25% 1.70%
2016 29.55% 1.53%
2015 28.02% 1.61%
2014 26.40% 1.66%
2013 24.75% 1.42%
2012 23.33% 1.20%
2011 22.13% 1.31%
2010 20.81% -4.80%
2009 25.61% 0.71%
2008 24.90% 0.29%
2007 24.61% 0.07%
2006 24.54% 0.13%
2005 24.42% 0.23%
2004 24.19% -0.05%
2003 24.24% 0.75%
2002 23.49% 0.55%
2001 22.94% 0.71%
2000 22.23% 0.07%
1999 22.16% 0.13%
1998 22.02% 0.18%
1997 21.85% 0.42%
1996 21.43% -0.03%
1995 21.46% -0.05%
1994 21.51% -0.64%
1993 22.15% -0.23%
1992 22.37% -0.09%
1991 22.47% 22.47%
1990 0.00% 0.00%
1989 0.00% 0.00%
1988 0.00% 0.00%
1987 0.00% 0.00%
1986 0.00% 0.00%
1985 0.00% 0.00%
1984 0.00% 0.00%
1983 0.00% 0.00%
1982 0.00% 0.00%
1981 0.00% 0.00%
1980 0.00% 0.00%
1979 0.00% 0.00%
1978 0.00% 0.00%
1977 0.00% 0.00%
1976 0.00% 0.00%
1975 0.00% 0.00%
1974 0.00% 0.00%
1973 0.00% 0.00%
1972 0.00% 0.00%
1971 0.00% 0.00%
1970 0.00% 0.00%
1969 0.00% 0.00%
1968 0.00% 0.00%
1967 0.00% 0.00%
1966 0.00% 0.00%
1965 0.00% 0.00%
1964 0.00% 0.00%
1963 0.00% 0.00%
1962 0.00% 0.00%
1961 0.00% 0.00%
1960 0.00% 0.00%