Libya 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.
  • Libya youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 51.47%, a 0.11% increase from 2021.
  • Libya youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 51.36%, a 0.88% decline from 2020.
  • Libya youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 52.24%, a 2.53% increase from 2019.
  • Libya youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 49.72%, a 0.12% 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%
Libya Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 51.47% 0.11%
2021 51.36% -0.88%
2020 52.24% 2.53%
2019 49.72% 0.12%
2018 49.60% 0.10%
2017 49.50% -0.59%
2016 50.09% -0.17%
2015 50.26% -0.32%
2014 50.58% 0.13%
2013 50.45% 0.68%
2012 49.77% -0.04%
2011 49.80% 1.03%
2010 48.78% 0.36%
2009 48.42% 0.50%
2008 47.92% 0.50%
2007 47.42% 0.46%
2006 46.96% 0.49%
2005 46.47% 0.20%
2004 46.26% 0.42%
2003 45.85% -0.02%
2002 45.87% 0.14%
2001 45.73% 0.18%
2000 45.55% 0.12%
1999 45.43% 0.26%
1998 45.18% 0.24%
1997 44.94% 0.27%
1996 44.67% -0.03%
1995 44.70% 0.45%
1994 44.25% 0.14%
1993 44.10% 0.27%
1992 43.83% 0.57%
1991 43.27% 0.57%