El Salvador 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.
  • El Salvador youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 8.96%, a 1.2% decline from 2021.
  • El Salvador youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 10.16%, a 1.2% decline from 2020.
  • El Salvador youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 11.36%, a 1.74% increase from 2019.
  • El Salvador youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 9.61%, a 0.31% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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El Salvador Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 8.96% -1.20%
2021 10.16% -1.20%
2020 11.36% 1.74%
2019 9.61% 0.31%
2018 9.30% -0.47%
2017 9.77% 0.25%
2016 9.52% 0.84%
2015 8.68% -0.91%
2014 9.59% 1.07%
2013 8.52% 0.07%
2012 8.45% -0.10%
2011 8.55% -1.61%
2010 10.16% -3.73%
2009 13.88% 3.05%
2008 10.83% -0.55%
2007 11.38% -0.32%
2006 11.70% -1.23%
2005 12.92% 0.79%
2004 12.14% -0.14%
2003 12.27% 1.10%
2002 11.17% -1.39%
2001 12.56% 0.14%
2000 12.42% -0.61%
1999 13.03% 0.38%
1998 12.65% -1.75%
1997 14.40% 0.63%
1996 13.77% 0.11%
1995 13.67% -0.03%
1994 13.70% -3.89%
1993 17.59% 3.52%
1992 14.08% 0.71%
1991 13.37% 0.71%