Ecuador 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.
  • Ecuador youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 8.40%, a 0.84% decline from 2021.
  • Ecuador youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 9.24%, a 1.86% decline from 2020.
  • Ecuador youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 11.10%, a 2.37% increase from 2019.
  • Ecuador youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 8.73%, a 0.77% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Libya 50.45%
South Africa 49.83%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 43.82%
Botswana 43.52%
Jordan 41.91%
Namibia 38.97%
Gabon 36.90%
North Macedonia 32.44%
Algeria 32.01%
Bosnia 31.89%
Iraq 31.76%
St. Lucia 30.78%
Costa Rica 30.74%
Albania 28.20%
Montenegro 28.06%
Suriname 26.60%
Guyana 25.48%
Serbia 24.25%
Lebanon 23.94%
Iran 22.83%
Romania 22.59%
Mauritius 21.76%
Colombia 21.04%
Brazil 20.68%
Samoa 20.35%
Turkey 19.25%
Armenia 19.02%
Jamaica 18.06%
Belize 17.93%
Equatorial Guinea 16.53%
Fiji 16.01%
Maldives 15.14%
China 14.85%
Paraguay 14.51%
Russia 14.37%
Azerbaijan 13.58%
Dominican Republic 12.89%
Venezuela 10.98%
Bulgaria 10.77%
Malaysia 10.39%
Belarus 10.27%
Turkmenistan 8.99%
Ecuador 8.40%
Peru 8.04%
Tonga 7.03%
Mexico 6.52%
Guatemala 6.28%
Thailand 5.39%
Kazakhstan 3.82%
Cuba 3.09%
American Samoa 0.00%
Marshall Islands 0.00%
Nauru 0.00%
Dominica 0.00%
Grenada 0.00%
Tuvalu 0.00%
Ecuador Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 8.40% -0.84%
2021 9.24% -1.86%
2020 11.10% 2.37%
2019 8.73% 0.77%
2018 7.96% -0.52%
2017 8.48% -1.89%
2016 10.37% 1.53%
2015 8.84% -0.20%
2014 9.04% 0.71%
2013 8.33% -0.20%
2012 8.53% -0.37%
2011 8.89% -0.38%
2010 9.27% -0.58%
2009 9.85% 0.70%
2008 9.15% 2.16%
2007 6.99% -0.92%
2006 7.92% 0.07%
2005 7.85% -2.34%
2004 10.19% -0.66%
2003 10.84% 1.34%
2002 9.51% 0.95%
2001 8.55% -1.24%
2000 9.79% 0.17%
1999 9.62% 0.37%
1998 9.24% -0.23%
1997 9.48% 0.08%
1996 9.40% 0.04%
1995 9.36% 0.03%
1994 9.33% 0.05%
1993 9.28% 0.14%
1992 9.15% -0.03%
1991 9.18% 9.18%
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%