Lebanon 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.
  • Lebanon youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 25.50%, a 0.35% increase from 2021.
  • Lebanon youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 25.15%, a 1.41% decline from 2020.
  • Lebanon youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 26.56%, a 3.24% increase from 2019.
  • Lebanon youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 23.32%, a 0.67% increase 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%
Lebanon Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 25.50% 0.35%
2021 25.15% -1.41%
2020 26.56% 3.24%
2019 23.32% 0.67%
2018 22.64% 0.69%
2017 21.95% 0.75%
2016 21.20% 0.79%
2015 20.41% 0.90%
2014 19.51% 0.88%
2013 18.63% 0.84%
2012 17.79% 0.84%
2011 16.96% 1.01%
2010 15.95% 0.92%
2009 15.03% -3.38%
2008 18.41% -3.42%
2007 21.84% 0.54%
2006 21.30% 0.73%
2005 20.57% 0.78%
2004 19.79% -0.22%
2003 20.01% -0.14%
2002 20.15% -0.14%
2001 20.29% -0.21%
2000 20.51% -0.16%
1999 20.67% -0.01%
1998 20.68% -0.14%
1997 20.82% 0.41%
1996 20.41% 0.07%
1995 20.34% 0.25%
1994 20.09% 0.27%
1993 19.82% 0.23%
1992 19.60% 0.26%
1991 19.33% 0.26%