Mexico 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.
  • Mexico youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 6.36%, a 1.51% decline from 2021.
  • Mexico youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 7.87%, a 0.23% decline from 2020.
  • Mexico youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 8.09%, a 0.88% increase from 2019.
  • Mexico youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.22%, a 0.37% 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%
Mexico Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 6.36% -1.51%
2021 7.87% -0.23%
2020 8.09% 0.88%
2019 7.22% 0.37%
2018 6.85% -0.03%
2017 6.88% -0.79%
2016 7.67% -0.88%
2015 8.55% -0.88%
2014 9.43% 0.03%
2013 9.40% 0.02%
2012 9.38% -0.41%
2011 9.79% 0.07%
2010 9.72% -0.33%
2009 10.05% 2.45%
2008 7.60% 0.47%
2007 7.13% 0.14%
2006 6.99% 0.11%
2005 6.88% -1.32%
2004 8.20% 1.09%
2003 7.10% 1.02%
2002 6.08% 1.11%
2001 4.97% -0.25%
2000 5.22% 1.00%
1999 4.23% -2.46%
1998 6.68% -0.96%
1997 7.64% -1.95%
1996 9.59% -2.04%
1995 11.62% 4.26%
1994 7.37% 1.78%
1993 5.59% -0.02%
1992 5.60% 0.04%
1991 5.57% 0.04%