Israel 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.
  • Israel youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 6.03%, a 1.37% decline from 2021.
  • Israel youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 7.40%, a 0.53% decline from 2020.
  • Israel youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 7.93%, a 1.26% increase from 2019.
  • Israel youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.67%, a 0.49% decline 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%
Israel Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 6.03% -1.37%
2021 7.40% -0.53%
2020 7.93% 1.26%
2019 6.67% -0.49%
2018 7.16% -0.10%
2017 7.27% -1.37%
2016 8.64% -0.67%
2015 9.31% -1.29%
2014 10.60% 0.05%
2013 10.55% -1.60%
2012 12.15% 0.31%
2011 11.84% -2.40%
2010 14.23% -0.48%
2009 14.71% 2.24%
2008 12.48% -3.76%
2007 16.23% -2.16%
2006 18.39% 0.55%
2005 17.84% -2.79%
2004 20.63% -1.74%
2003 22.37% 1.57%
2002 20.81% 2.14%
2001 18.67% 1.39%
2000 17.28% 0.59%
1999 16.70% -0.23%
1998 16.93% 1.91%
1997 15.02% 1.48%
1996 13.54% -1.37%
1995 14.90% -1.74%
1994 16.64% -4.04%
1993 20.68% -1.95%
1992 22.63% 0.50%
1991 22.14% 0.50%