Samoa 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.
  • Samoa youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 20.35%, a 0.78% decline from 2021.
  • Samoa youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 21.13%, a 0.35% decline from 2020.
  • Samoa youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 21.48%, a 1.91% increase from 2019.
  • Samoa youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 19.58%, a 0.26% 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%
Nauru 0.00%
Dominica 0.00%
Grenada 0.00%
Tuvalu 0.00%
American Samoa 0.00%
Marshall Islands 0.00%
Samoa Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 20.35% -0.78%
2021 21.13% -0.35%
2020 21.48% 1.91%
2019 19.58% 0.26%
2018 19.32% 0.22%
2017 19.10% 0.76%
2016 18.33% 0.58%
2015 17.76% 0.53%
2014 17.22% -0.06%
2013 17.28% 0.02%
2012 17.27% 2.63%
2011 14.64% 0.22%
2010 14.42% -0.01%
2009 14.43% 0.18%
2008 14.25% 0.30%
2007 13.96% 0.39%
2006 13.57% 0.40%
2005 13.17% 0.36%
2004 12.81% 0.53%
2003 12.29% 0.41%
2002 11.88% 0.33%
2001 11.55% 0.75%
2000 10.80% 0.76%
1999 10.04% 0.91%
1998 9.13% 0.86%
1997 8.27% 0.67%
1996 7.59% 0.70%
1995 6.89% 0.62%
1994 6.27% 0.66%
1993 5.61% 0.59%
1992 5.02% 0.71%
1991 4.31% 4.31%
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%