Italy 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.
  • Italy youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 23.93%, a 5.78% decline from 2021.
  • Italy youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 29.71%, a 0.32% increase from 2020.
  • Italy youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 29.38%, a 0.22% increase from 2019.
  • Italy youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 29.17%, a 3.04% 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%
Italy Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 23.93% -5.78%
2021 29.71% 0.32%
2020 29.38% 0.22%
2019 29.17% -3.04%
2018 32.20% -2.54%
2017 34.74% -3.05%
2016 37.79% -2.58%
2015 40.37% -2.34%
2014 42.71% 2.63%
2013 40.08% 4.74%
2012 35.34% 6.14%
2011 29.21% 1.29%
2010 27.92% 2.54%
2009 25.38% 4.18%
2008 21.20% 0.81%
2007 20.40% -1.42%
2006 21.82% -2.31%
2005 24.13% -0.34%
2004 24.47% -2.58%
2003 27.05% -0.18%
2002 27.22% -0.66%
2001 27.88% -3.64%
2000 31.53% -1.50%
1999 33.03% -0.85%
1998 33.88% -0.75%
1997 34.63% -0.17%
1996 34.80% 1.28%
1995 33.52% 1.68%
1994 31.84% 1.70%
1993 30.14% 2.00%
1992 28.14% -0.38%
1991 28.52% -0.38%