Portugal 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.
  • Portugal youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 19.00%, a 4.42% decline from 2021.
  • Portugal youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 23.42%, a 0.87% increase from 2020.
  • Portugal youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 22.55%, a 4.3% increase from 2019.
  • Portugal youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 18.26%, a 2.03% 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%
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%
Seychelles 0.00%
Portugal Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 19.00% -4.42%
2021 23.42% 0.87%
2020 22.55% 4.30%
2019 18.26% -2.03%
2018 20.28% -3.59%
2017 23.87% -4.08%
2016 27.96% -4.01%
2015 31.96% -2.80%
2014 34.76% -3.35%
2013 38.11% 0.19%
2012 37.92% 7.66%
2011 30.27% 7.51%
2010 22.76% 2.45%
2009 20.31% 3.65%
2008 16.65% -0.10%
2007 16.75% 0.24%
2006 16.51% 0.29%
2005 16.22% 2.17%
2004 14.05% 0.56%
2003 13.49% 3.04%
2002 10.45% 1.49%
2001 8.97% 0.72%
2000 8.25% -0.92%
1999 9.18% -0.32%
1998 9.50% -4.65%
1997 14.14% -2.92%
1996 17.06% 0.99%
1995 16.07% 1.42%
1994 14.65% 2.54%
1993 12.12% 2.50%
1992 9.61% 1.01%
1991 8.60% 8.60%
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%