Italy 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.
  • Italy youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 23.72%, a 5.99% decline from 2021.
  • Italy youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 29.71%, a 0.32% increase from 2020.
  • Italy youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 29.38%, a 0.22% increase from 2019.
  • Italy youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 29.17%, a 3.04% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
French Polynesia 37.69%
New Caledonia 32.33%
Greece 31.15%
Spain 29.80%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 27.54%
Barbados 26.10%
Uruguay 25.28%
Bahamas 25.14%
Italy 23.72%
Sweden 21.68%
Slovak Republic 19.71%
Portugal 19.00%
Argentina 18.98%
Cyprus 18.65%
Estonia 18.40%
Chile 18.30%
Croatia 18.06%
Luxembourg 17.63%
France 17.47%
Brunei 16.72%
Belgium 16.44%
Saudi Arabia 16.00%
Kuwait 15.50%
Latvia 15.27%
Finland 14.14%
Puerto Rico 13.74%
Channel Islands 13.35%
Guam 13.22%
Lithuania 11.93%
Trinidad and Tobago 11.82%
Hong Kong 11.03%
Poland 10.65%
Denmark 10.54%
United Kingdom 10.51%
Hungary 10.49%
Austria 10.35%
Slovenia 10.14%
Ireland 10.02%
Norway 9.96%
UAE 9.90%
New Zealand 9.33%
Iceland 8.46%
Malta 8.40%
Singapore 8.38%
Australia 8.23%
Netherlands 7.90%
Switzerland 7.50%
Macao 7.22%
Oman 7.12%
Czech Republic 6.75%
Israel 6.73%
South Korea 6.65%
Germany 5.96%
Bahrain 5.89%
Japan 4.42%
Qatar 0.61%
Seychelles 0.00%
Greenland 0.00%
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0.00%
Antigua and Barbuda 0.00%
Gibraltar 0.00%
Liechtenstein 0.00%
Northern Mariana Islands 0.00%
Isle of Man 0.00%
British Virgin Islands 0.00%
Bermuda 0.00%
Faroe Islands 0.00%
Monaco 0.00%
Palau 0.00%
San Marino 0.00%
Andorra 0.00%
Cayman Islands 0.00%
St. Kitts and Nevis 0.00%
St. Martin (French part) 0.00%
Aruba 0.00%
Curacao 0.00%
Turks and Caicos Islands 0.00%
Italy Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 23.72% -5.99%
2021 29.71% 0.32%
2020 29.38% 0.22%
2019 29.17% -3.04%
2018 32.20% -2.54%
2017 34.74% -3.05%
2016 37.79% -2.58%
2015 40.37% -2.34%
2014 42.71% 2.63%
2013 40.08% 4.74%
2012 35.34% 6.14%
2011 29.21% 1.29%
2010 27.92% 2.54%
2009 25.38% 4.18%
2008 21.20% 0.81%
2007 20.40% -1.42%
2006 21.82% -2.31%
2005 24.13% -0.34%
2004 24.47% -2.58%
2003 27.05% -0.18%
2002 27.22% -0.66%
2001 27.88% -3.64%
2000 31.53% -1.50%
1999 33.03% -0.85%
1998 33.88% -0.75%
1997 34.63% -0.17%
1996 34.80% 1.28%
1995 33.52% 1.68%
1994 31.84% 1.70%
1993 30.14% 2.00%
1992 28.14% -0.38%
1991 28.52% 28.52%
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%