St. Lucia 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.
  • St. Lucia youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 40.02%, a 3.55% decline from 2021.
  • St. Lucia youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 43.57%, a 0.32% decline from 2020.
  • St. Lucia youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 43.89%, a 8.35% increase from 2019.
  • St. Lucia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 35.53%, a 6.09% 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%
St. Lucia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 40.02% -3.55%
2021 43.57% -0.32%
2020 43.89% 8.35%
2019 35.53% -6.09%
2018 41.62% -3.04%
2017 44.66% -0.88%
2016 45.54% -1.08%
2015 46.62% -0.88%
2014 47.51% -1.12%
2013 48.62% 7.67%
2012 40.95% 1.19%
2011 39.76% 4.27%
2010 35.49% 4.16%
2009 31.33% 5.94%
2008 25.39% -1.80%
2007 27.19% -3.41%
2006 30.60% -4.44%
2005 35.05% -3.61%
2004 38.66% 1.49%
2003 37.17% 3.46%
2002 33.70% 3.21%
2001 30.49% 3.34%
2000 27.16% -2.22%
1999 29.37% -5.71%
1998 35.08% 2.16%
1997 32.92% 6.74%
1996 26.18% 0.77%
1995 25.41% -1.77%
1994 27.18% 0.44%
1993 26.74% 0.17%
1992 26.57% -0.07%
1991 26.63% -0.07%