Nicaragua 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.
  • Nicaragua youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 10.71%, a 0.56% decline from 2021.
  • Nicaragua youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 11.27%, a 0.4% decline from 2020.
  • Nicaragua youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 11.67%, a 1.57% increase from 2019.
  • Nicaragua youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 10.11%, a 0.1% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Djibouti 77.19%
Eswatini 49.77%
Republic of Congo 40.77%
West Bank and Gaza 40.72%
Tunisia 37.13%
Sudan 34.45%
Cabo Verde 30.19%
Georgia 29.07%
Lesotho 26.66%
Sri Lanka 26.12%
Morocco 24.94%
India 23.22%
Sao Tome and Principe 22.74%
Mauritania 21.90%
Mongolia 19.37%
Angola 17.28%
Egypt 17.10%
Bhutan 14.67%
Uzbekistan 13.83%
Nigeria 13.44%
Kenya 13.35%
Timor-Leste 13.30%
Indonesia 13.02%
Bangladesh 12.93%
Honduras 12.27%
Pakistan 11.31%
Zambia 11.03%
Nicaragua 10.71%
El Salvador 8.96%
Kyrgyz Republic 8.88%
Moldova 8.11%
Bolivia 7.63%
Vietnam 7.44%
Ghana 7.14%
Cameroon 7.00%
Philippines 6.34%
Papua New Guinea 5.20%
Vanuatu 5.07%
Lao PDR 4.78%
Solomon Islands 2.82%
Cambodia 0.85%
Nicaragua Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 10.71% -0.56%
2021 11.27% -0.40%
2020 11.67% 1.57%
2019 10.11% 0.10%
2018 10.00% 3.67%
2017 6.33% -1.06%
2016 7.39% -1.42%
2015 8.81% 0.43%
2014 8.38% -0.55%
2013 8.93% 0.82%
2012 8.11% -2.08%
2011 10.19% -2.15%
2010 12.34% -0.51%
2009 12.85% 2.94%
2008 9.91% 2.04%
2007 7.87% -0.71%
2006 8.59% -0.16%
2005 8.74% -1.77%
2004 10.51% -1.87%
2003 12.38% 0.04%
2002 12.34% 0.14%
2001 12.20% 0.12%
2000 12.08% 0.16%
1999 11.92% 0.01%
1998 11.91% 0.08%
1997 11.83% 0.13%
1996 11.70% 0.04%
1995 11.66% 0.00%
1994 11.66% -0.05%
1993 11.70% 0.03%
1992 11.67% 0.00%
1991 11.67% 0.00%