Suriname 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.
  • Suriname youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 26.18%, a 1.14% decline from 2021.
  • Suriname youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 27.32%, a 1.62% decline from 2020.
  • Suriname youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 28.93%, a 3.81% increase from 2019.
  • Suriname youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 25.13%, a 0.09% increase 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%
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Suriname Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 26.18% -1.14%
2021 27.32% -1.62%
2020 28.93% 3.81%
2019 25.13% 0.09%
2018 25.04% -0.01%
2017 25.04% -0.17%
2016 25.22% 12.15%
2015 13.07% -2.60%
2014 15.66% -3.79%
2013 19.46% -0.21%
2012 19.67% 0.40%
2011 19.27% 5.80%
2010 13.47% -6.13%
2009 19.60% -0.43%
2008 20.03% -0.43%
2007 20.46% -0.45%
2006 20.91% -0.51%
2005 21.43% -0.42%
2004 21.84% -2.27%
2003 24.11% -2.31%
2002 26.42% -2.21%
2001 28.63% -2.32%
2000 30.95% -2.37%
1999 33.32% 9.09%
1998 24.23% -1.87%
1997 26.10% 1.08%
1996 25.02% -1.58%
1995 26.60% -1.39%
1994 27.99% -8.72%
1993 36.72% -5.51%
1992 42.23% 0.96%
1991 41.27% 0.96%