Philippines 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.
  • Philippines youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 6.34%, a 0.97% decline from 2021.
  • Philippines youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 7.30%, a 0.26% increase from 2020.
  • Philippines youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 7.05%, a 0.27% increase from 2019.
  • Philippines youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.78%, a 0.07% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Philippines Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 6.34% -0.97%
2021 7.30% 0.26%
2020 7.05% 0.27%
2019 6.78% 0.07%
2018 6.70% -0.78%
2017 7.48% -0.29%
2016 7.77% -0.92%
2015 8.69% -0.98%
2014 9.66% 0.26%
2013 9.40% -0.21%
2012 9.60% -0.15%
2011 9.75% -0.29%
2010 10.05% -0.43%
2009 10.48% 0.32%
2008 10.15% 1.16%
2007 9.00% -1.32%
2006 10.32% 0.78%
2005 9.54% 0.21%
2004 9.33% 0.14%
2003 9.19% -0.25%
2002 9.45% -0.22%
2001 9.66% 0.15%
2000 9.51% 0.00%
1999 9.51% -0.20%
1998 9.72% 0.40%
1997 9.31% 0.12%
1996 9.19% 0.00%
1995 9.19% 0.05%
1994 9.15% -0.08%
1993 9.23% -0.08%
1992 9.31% -0.03%
1991 9.34% -0.03%