Turkey 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.
  • Turkey youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 19.25%, a 3.12% decline from 2021.
  • Turkey youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 22.38%, a 2.31% decline from 2020.
  • Turkey youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 24.69%, a 0.11% decline from 2019.
  • Turkey youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 24.80%, a 5% 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%
Dominica 0.00%
Grenada 0.00%
Tuvalu 0.00%
American Samoa 0.00%
Marshall Islands 0.00%
Nauru 0.00%
Turkey Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 19.25% -3.12%
2021 22.38% -2.31%
2020 24.69% -0.11%
2019 24.80% 5.00%
2018 19.80% -0.31%
2017 20.11% 0.98%
2016 19.13% 0.99%
2015 18.13% 0.66%
2014 17.47% 0.91%
2013 16.56% 1.20%
2012 15.36% -1.03%
2011 16.39% -3.00%
2010 19.39% -2.97%
2009 22.36% 4.29%
2008 18.08% 1.19%
2007 16.89% 0.75%
2006 16.13% -3.39%
2005 19.52% -0.69%
2004 20.21% 0.03%
2003 20.18% 1.26%
2002 18.93% 2.92%
2001 16.01% 3.46%
2000 12.55% -1.90%
1999 14.44% 1.05%
1998 13.40% -0.08%
1997 13.48% 0.75%
1996 12.73% -2.00%
1995 14.72% -0.52%
1994 15.24% -1.05%
1993 16.29% 0.71%
1992 15.58% 0.57%
1991 15.01% 15.01%
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%