Peru 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.
  • Peru youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 8.04%, a 1.52% decline from 2021.
  • Peru youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 9.56%, a 3.08% decline from 2020.
  • Peru youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 12.64%, a 5.26% increase from 2019.
  • Peru youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.38%, a 0.95% decline 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%
Dominica 0.00%
Grenada 0.00%
Tuvalu 0.00%
American Samoa 0.00%
Marshall Islands 0.00%
Nauru 0.00%
Peru Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 8.04% -1.52%
2021 9.56% -3.08%
2020 12.64% 5.26%
2019 7.38% -0.95%
2018 8.33% 0.03%
2017 8.30% 0.03%
2016 8.27% 1.40%
2015 6.87% -0.69%
2014 7.56% 0.56%
2013 7.00% 0.14%
2012 6.86% -0.16%
2011 7.02% 0.17%
2010 6.84% -0.26%
2009 7.11% -0.32%
2008 7.42% -0.11%
2007 7.53% 0.38%
2006 7.15% -1.28%
2005 8.42% 0.66%
2004 7.76% 1.36%
2003 6.40% 0.44%
2002 5.96% -0.13%
2001 6.09% 0.06%
2000 6.04% 0.00%
1999 6.04% -0.05%
1998 6.10% 0.18%
1997 5.91% -0.09%
1996 6.00% 0.14%
1995 5.87% 0.12%
1994 5.75% -0.19%
1993 5.94% -0.16%
1992 6.10% 0.08%
1991 6.03% 6.03%
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%