Peru 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.
  • Peru youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 7.45%, a 2.11% decline from 2021.
  • Peru youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 9.56%, a 3.08% decline from 2020.
  • Peru youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 12.64%, a 5.26% increase from 2019.
  • Peru youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.38%, a 0.95% 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%
Peru Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 7.45% -2.11%
2021 9.56% -3.08%
2020 12.64% 5.26%
2019 7.38% -0.95%
2018 8.33% 0.03%
2017 8.30% 0.03%
2016 8.27% 1.40%
2015 6.87% -0.69%
2014 7.56% 0.56%
2013 7.00% 0.14%
2012 6.86% -0.16%
2011 7.02% 0.17%
2010 6.84% -0.26%
2009 7.11% -0.32%
2008 7.42% -0.11%
2007 7.53% 0.38%
2006 7.15% -1.28%
2005 8.42% 0.66%
2004 7.76% 1.36%
2003 6.40% 0.44%
2002 5.96% -0.20%
2001 6.16% -0.01%
2000 6.17% -0.06%
1999 6.23% -0.12%
1998 6.35% 0.14%
1997 6.21% -0.15%
1996 6.36% 0.11%
1995 6.26% 0.07%
1994 6.18% -0.28%
1993 6.46% -0.25%
1992 6.71% 0.04%
1991 6.66% 0.04%