Latvia 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.
  • Latvia youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 13.20%, a 1.58% decline from 2021.
  • Latvia youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 14.77%, a 0.09% decline from 2020.
  • Latvia youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 14.86%, a 2.44% increase from 2019.
  • Latvia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 12.42%, a 0.23% increase 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%
Latvia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 13.20% -1.58%
2021 14.77% -0.09%
2020 14.86% 2.44%
2019 12.42% 0.23%
2018 12.19% -4.79%
2017 16.98% -0.30%
2016 17.28% 0.97%
2015 16.31% -3.32%
2014 19.63% -3.66%
2013 23.29% -5.34%
2012 28.63% -2.50%
2011 31.12% -5.19%
2010 36.31% 2.76%
2009 33.55% 19.85%
2008 13.70% 3.11%
2007 10.59% -3.09%
2006 13.68% -1.49%
2005 15.18% -6.71%
2004 21.89% 1.43%
2003 20.46% -4.85%
2002 25.31% 1.12%
2001 24.19% 2.92%
2000 21.27% -2.27%
1999 23.55% -3.37%
1998 26.91% -0.71%
1997 27.63% -10.54%
1996 38.17% 3.03%
1995 35.14% 0.61%
1994 34.53% 3.43%
1993 31.11% 18.62%
1992 12.49% 7.39%
1991 5.10% 7.39%