Sao Tome and Principe 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.
  • Sao Tome and Principe youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 22.74%, a 0.01% decline from 2021.
  • Sao Tome and Principe youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 22.75%, a 1.01% decline from 2020.
  • Sao Tome and Principe youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 23.76%, a 2.53% increase from 2019.
  • Sao Tome and Principe youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 21.23%, a 0.15% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
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%
Sao Tome and Principe Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 22.74% -0.01%
2021 22.75% -1.01%
2020 23.76% 2.53%
2019 21.23% 0.15%
2018 21.08% 0.16%
2017 20.92% 0.13%
2016 20.79% 0.17%
2015 20.62% 0.26%
2014 20.36% 0.07%
2013 20.28% 0.12%
2012 20.17% -0.68%
2011 20.85% -0.67%
2010 21.52% -0.85%
2009 22.37% -0.47%
2008 22.83% -0.86%
2007 23.70% -0.41%
2006 24.11% 0.41%
2005 23.70% 0.51%
2004 23.18% -0.09%
2003 23.28% -1.90%
2002 25.18% 3.06%
2001 22.12% 1.20%
2000 20.92% 0.03%
1999 20.89% -0.04%
1998 20.93% -0.09%
1997 21.02% -0.02%
1996 21.05% -0.04%
1995 21.08% 0.00%
1994 21.09% -0.02%
1993 21.11% 0.01%
1992 21.10% 0.05%
1991 21.05% 0.05%