Singapore Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Singapore youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 6.12%, a 1.31% decline from 2021.
  • Singapore youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 7.43%, a 3.24% decline from 2020.
  • Singapore youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 10.67%, a 2.99% increase from 2019.
  • Singapore youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.68%, a 1% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
New Caledonia 38.02%
French Polynesia 36.37%
Greece 30.05%
Spain 28.34%
Uruguay 27.58%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 27.20%
Barbados 24.49%
Italy 23.93%
Brunei 23.89%
Bahamas 23.85%
Saudi Arabia 23.77%
Sweden 20.68%
Panama 20.19%
Estonia 20.15%
Slovak Republic 19.30%
Cyprus 18.69%
Argentina 18.57%
Portugal 17.80%
France 17.75%
Croatia 17.56%
Luxembourg 17.54%
Chile 17.25%
Belgium 16.27%
Kuwait 15.38%
Channel Islands 14.79%
Finland 14.47%
Guam 13.64%
Latvia 13.20%
Puerto Rico 13.11%
Hong Kong 12.96%
Trinidad and Tobago 11.57%
Slovenia 11.09%
Lithuania 11.05%
Iceland 10.73%
Hungary 10.22%
Canada 10.01%
United Kingdom 9.94%
Norway 9.64%
Austria 9.40%
UAE 9.29%
New Zealand 9.23%
Ireland 9.15%
Denmark 8.78%
Poland 8.71%
Australia 8.29%
Malta 8.27%
United States 7.89%
Netherlands 7.79%
Oman 7.47%
Switzerland 7.37%
Czech Republic 7.08%
Macao 7.05%
South Korea 6.88%
Bahrain 6.63%
Singapore 6.12%
Israel 6.03%
Germany 5.75%
Japan 4.23%
Qatar 0.30%
Singapore Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 6.12% -1.31%
2021 7.43% -3.24%
2020 10.67% 2.99%
2019 7.68% -1.00%
2018 8.68% -1.00%
2017 9.69% 0.55%
2016 9.14% -0.22%
2015 9.36% 0.59%
2014 8.77% -0.58%
2013 9.35% 0.41%
2012 8.94% -0.28%
2011 9.22% -0.65%
2010 9.87% -2.91%
2009 12.78% 3.68%
2008 9.10% 0.39%
2007 8.72% -0.15%
2006 8.86% -1.72%
2005 10.58% -0.23%
2004 10.81% 0.70%
2003 10.11% -1.03%
2002 11.14% 3.46%
2001 7.68% 0.50%
2000 7.18% -2.35%
1999 9.53% 1.50%
1998 8.03% 2.54%
1997 5.48% -3.30%
1996 8.78% 1.71%
1995 7.08% -0.47%
1994 7.54% 0.28%
1993 7.26% 0.49%
1992 6.77% 2.90%
1991 3.87% 2.90%