Cuba 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.
  • Cuba youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 3.47%, a 0.17% decline from 2021.
  • Cuba youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 3.65%, a 0.09% increase from 2020.
  • Cuba youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 3.55%, a 0.31% increase from 2019.
  • Cuba youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.25%, a 1.29% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 51.52%
Libya 51.47%
St. Lucia 40.02%
Namibia 39.78%
Jordan 39.42%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 38.18%
Botswana 37.85%
Gabon 36.89%
North Macedonia 34.91%
Iraq 34.59%
Bosnia 33.47%
Costa Rica 31.89%
Algeria 29.03%
Montenegro 28.26%
Albania 27.79%
Suriname 26.18%
Iran 26.00%
Lebanon 25.50%
Guyana 25.40%
Serbia 24.85%
Armenia 24.57%
Mauritius 22.86%
Romania 21.98%
Belize 21.81%
Colombia 21.61%
Brazil 21.36%
Samoa 20.81%
Turkey 18.98%
Equatorial Guinea 16.51%
Dominican Republic 16.17%
Paraguay 15.15%
Maldives 15.13%
Fiji 14.90%
Jamaica 14.58%
Azerbaijan 13.40%
China 13.17%
Bulgaria 12.23%
Malaysia 11.70%
Venezuela 11.39%
Belarus 11.22%
Turkmenistan 10.59%
Ecuador 8.65%
Tonga 8.38%
Peru 7.45%
Mexico 6.36%
Guatemala 5.05%
Thailand 4.47%
Kazakhstan 3.85%
Cuba 3.47%
Cuba Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 3.47% -0.17%
2021 3.65% 0.09%
2020 3.55% 0.31%
2019 3.25% -1.29%
2018 4.54% 0.00%
2017 4.53% -0.67%
2016 5.20% -1.00%
2015 6.20% -0.60%
2014 6.81% -1.46%
2013 8.26% -0.34%
2012 8.60% 0.83%
2011 7.78% 1.74%
2010 6.04% 2.54%
2009 3.50% 0.14%
2008 3.36% -0.55%
2007 3.91% -0.28%
2006 4.19% -0.13%
2005 4.32% 0.23%
2004 4.09% -0.98%
2003 5.06% -2.22%
2002 7.28% -1.78%
2001 9.06% -3.04%
2000 12.11% -1.81%
1999 13.91% 0.13%
1998 13.79% -1.90%
1997 15.69% -1.09%
1996 16.77% -1.21%
1995 17.98% 0.43%
1994 17.56% 0.10%
1993 17.46% 0.21%
1992 17.25% 0.21%
1991 17.04% 0.21%