Nicaragua 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.
  • Nicaragua youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 9.70%, a 1.52% decline from 2021.
  • Nicaragua youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 11.22%, a 0.2% decline from 2020.
  • Nicaragua youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 11.42%, a 1.35% increase from 2019.
  • Nicaragua youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 10.07%, a 0.39% 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%
Micronesia 0.00%
Ukraine 0.00%
Kosovo 0.00%
Kiribati 0.00%
Nicaragua Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 9.70% -1.52%
2021 11.22% -0.20%
2020 11.42% 1.35%
2019 10.07% 0.39%
2018 9.68% 3.45%
2017 6.22% -1.08%
2016 7.30% -1.44%
2015 8.74% 0.36%
2014 8.38% -0.58%
2013 8.96% 0.85%
2012 8.11% -2.04%
2011 10.15% -1.88%
2010 12.03% -0.64%
2009 12.67% 2.80%
2008 9.88% 2.02%
2007 7.86% -0.73%
2006 8.59% -0.07%
2005 8.66% -1.62%
2004 10.28% -1.72%
2003 12.00% 0.13%
2002 11.87% 0.36%
2001 11.51% 0.09%
2000 11.42% 0.04%
1999 11.38% 0.01%
1998 11.37% 0.14%
1997 11.23% 0.00%
1996 11.23% -0.33%
1995 11.56% -0.26%
1994 11.82% -0.18%
1993 12.00% 0.00%
1992 12.00% -0.13%
1991 12.13% 12.13%
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%