Switzerland 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.
  • Switzerland youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 7.37%, a 1.46% decline from 2021.
  • Switzerland youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 8.83%, a 0.23% increase from 2020.
  • Switzerland youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 8.60%, a 0.62% increase from 2019.
  • Switzerland youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.99%, a 0.06% increase 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%
Switzerland Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 7.37% -1.46%
2021 8.83% 0.23%
2020 8.60% 0.62%
2019 7.99% 0.06%
2018 7.93% -0.14%
2017 8.06% -0.52%
2016 8.58% -0.24%
2015 8.82% 0.22%
2014 8.61% -0.15%
2013 8.75% 0.44%
2012 8.32% 0.59%
2011 7.73% -0.49%
2010 8.22% -0.23%
2009 8.45% 1.44%
2008 7.01% -0.07%
2007 7.08% -0.61%
2006 7.69% -1.08%
2005 8.77% 1.05%
2004 7.72% -0.79%
2003 8.51% 2.93%
2002 5.58% -0.05%
2001 5.63% 0.81%
2000 4.82% -0.83%
1999 5.65% -0.13%
1998 5.77% -0.22%
1997 6.00% 1.35%
1996 4.65% 0.00%
1995 4.65% -0.92%
1994 5.56% -0.27%
1993 5.84% 1.30%
1992 4.54% 1.26%
1991 3.28% 1.26%