Lebanon 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.
  • Lebanon youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 23.94%, a 1.66% decline from 2021.
  • Lebanon youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 25.60%, a 1.24% decline from 2020.
  • Lebanon youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 26.84%, a 3.52% increase from 2019.
  • Lebanon youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 23.32%, a 0.75% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
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%
Grenada 0.00%
Tuvalu 0.00%
American Samoa 0.00%
Marshall Islands 0.00%
Nauru 0.00%
Dominica 0.00%
Lebanon Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 23.94% -1.66%
2021 25.60% -1.24%
2020 26.84% 3.52%
2019 23.32% 0.75%
2018 22.56% 0.64%
2017 21.92% 0.71%
2016 21.21% 0.81%
2015 20.40% 0.84%
2014 19.56% 0.74%
2013 18.82% 0.89%
2012 17.93% 0.97%
2011 16.96% 0.97%
2010 15.99% 0.81%
2009 15.18% -3.30%
2008 18.48% -3.36%
2007 21.84% 0.63%
2006 21.21% 0.74%
2005 20.48% 0.69%
2004 19.79% -0.31%
2003 20.10% -0.29%
2002 20.39% -0.36%
2001 20.75% -0.25%
2000 21.00% -0.21%
1999 21.21% 0.17%
1998 21.04% -0.06%
1997 21.10% 0.35%
1996 20.75% 0.14%
1995 20.61% 0.32%
1994 20.29% 0.31%
1993 19.98% 0.21%
1992 19.77% -0.38%
1991 20.15% 20.15%
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%