Guatemala 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.
  • Guatemala youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 5.05%, a 0.61% decline from 2021.
  • Guatemala youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 5.65%, a 0.87% decline from 2020.
  • Guatemala youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 6.52%, a 2.06% increase from 2019.
  • Guatemala youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.47%, a 0.22% 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%
Guatemala Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 5.05% -0.61%
2021 5.65% -0.87%
2020 6.52% 2.06%
2019 4.47% -0.22%
2018 4.69% -0.27%
2017 4.96% -0.65%
2016 5.60% -0.02%
2015 5.62% -0.10%
2014 5.73% 0.19%
2013 5.54% 0.92%
2012 4.62% -0.31%
2011 4.93% -0.38%
2010 5.31% -0.08%
2009 5.38% 0.06%
2008 5.33% 0.07%
2007 5.25% -0.03%
2006 5.28% -0.06%
2005 5.35% -0.01%
2004 5.36% 0.85%
2003 4.50% 0.00%
2002 4.50% -0.06%
2001 4.56% 0.00%
2000 4.56% -0.02%
1999 4.58% 0.00%
1998 4.57% -0.04%
1997 4.61% -0.06%
1996 4.67% 0.02%
1995 4.65% -0.05%
1994 4.70% -0.03%
1993 4.73% 0.00%
1992 4.73% -0.05%
1991 4.78% -0.05%