Egypt 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.
  • Egypt youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 15.72%, a 2.59% decline from 2021.
  • Egypt youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 18.30%, a 0.22% decline from 2020.
  • Egypt youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 18.52%, a 2.2% decline from 2019.
  • Egypt youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 20.72%, a 5.61% decline 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%
Egypt Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 15.72% -2.59%
2021 18.30% -0.22%
2020 18.52% -2.20%
2019 20.72% -5.61%
2018 26.33% -6.38%
2017 32.71% -0.99%
2016 33.70% -0.48%
2015 34.18% 1.97%
2014 32.21% -1.88%
2013 34.09% -0.29%
2012 34.38% 5.02%
2011 29.36% 4.86%
2010 24.50% -0.63%
2009 25.13% -0.32%
2008 25.45% 0.45%
2007 25.00% -5.40%
2006 30.40% -0.70%
2005 31.10% 2.88%
2004 28.21% -1.04%
2003 29.25% 3.00%
2002 26.25% -1.23%
2001 27.47% 2.62%
2000 24.86% 4.52%
1999 20.34% -2.80%
1998 23.14% -0.75%
1997 23.89% -1.58%
1996 25.47% -5.38%
1995 30.85% -0.13%
1994 30.98% 0.16%
1993 30.81% 5.52%
1992 25.30% -1.73%
1991 27.03% 27.03%
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%