Egypt 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.
  • Egypt youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 17.10%, a 0.71% decline from 2021.
  • Egypt youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 17.82%, a 0.61% decline from 2020.
  • Egypt youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 18.42%, a 2.28% decline from 2019.
  • Egypt youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 20.71%, a 5.62% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Djibouti 77.19%
Eswatini 49.77%
Republic of Congo 40.77%
West Bank and Gaza 40.72%
Tunisia 37.13%
Sudan 34.45%
Cabo Verde 30.19%
Georgia 29.07%
Lesotho 26.66%
Sri Lanka 26.12%
Morocco 24.94%
India 23.22%
Sao Tome and Principe 22.74%
Mauritania 21.90%
Mongolia 19.37%
Angola 17.28%
Egypt 17.10%
Bhutan 14.67%
Uzbekistan 13.83%
Nigeria 13.44%
Kenya 13.35%
Timor-Leste 13.30%
Indonesia 13.02%
Bangladesh 12.93%
Honduras 12.27%
Pakistan 11.31%
Zambia 11.03%
Nicaragua 10.71%
El Salvador 8.96%
Kyrgyz Republic 8.88%
Moldova 8.11%
Bolivia 7.63%
Vietnam 7.44%
Ghana 7.14%
Cameroon 7.00%
Philippines 6.34%
Papua New Guinea 5.20%
Vanuatu 5.07%
Lao PDR 4.78%
Solomon Islands 2.82%
Cambodia 0.85%
Egypt Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 17.10% -0.71%
2021 17.82% -0.61%
2020 18.42% -2.28%
2019 20.71% -5.62%
2018 26.32% -6.38%
2017 32.70% -0.99%
2016 33.69% -0.50%
2015 34.19% 1.98%
2014 32.21% -1.90%
2013 34.10% -0.28%
2012 34.38% 5.02%
2011 29.36% 4.86%
2010 24.50% -0.63%
2009 25.13% -0.31%
2008 25.44% 0.44%
2007 25.00% -5.40%
2006 30.40% -0.77%
2005 31.17% 2.82%
2004 28.36% -1.05%
2003 29.41% 3.16%
2002 26.25% -1.23%
2001 27.47% 2.63%
2000 24.84% 4.50%
1999 20.34% -2.80%
1998 23.14% -0.65%
1997 23.79% -1.47%
1996 25.26% -5.26%
1995 30.52% 0.05%
1994 30.47% 0.23%
1993 30.24% 5.61%
1992 24.63% -1.50%
1991 26.13% -1.50%