Malta 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.
  • Malta youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 8.27%, a 1.24% decline from 2021.
  • Malta youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 9.51%, a 1.38% decline from 2020.
  • Malta youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 10.89%, a 1.57% increase from 2019.
  • Malta youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 9.32%, a 0.27% 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%
Malta Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 8.27% -1.24%
2021 9.51% -1.38%
2020 10.89% 1.57%
2019 9.32% 0.27%
2018 9.06% -1.49%
2017 10.54% -0.13%
2016 10.67% -0.94%
2015 11.61% -0.07%
2014 11.68% -1.05%
2013 12.73% -1.11%
2012 13.83% 0.48%
2011 13.35% 0.08%
2010 13.27% -1.29%
2009 14.56% 2.89%
2008 11.67% -1.88%
2007 13.55% -1.99%
2006 15.55% -0.62%
2005 16.17% -2.49%
2004 18.65% 1.04%
2003 17.61% 2.15%
2002 15.46% -2.36%
2001 17.82% 5.97%
2000 11.85% 0.05%
1999 11.80% 0.04%
1998 11.76% -0.01%
1997 11.77% 0.08%
1996 11.69% 0.03%
1995 11.66% -0.01%
1994 11.67% 0.00%
1993 11.67% 0.04%
1992 11.63% 0.01%
1991 11.62% 0.01%