Timor-Leste 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.
  • Timor-Leste youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 13.30%, a 0.14% decline from 2021.
  • Timor-Leste youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 13.45%, a 0.06% decline from 2020.
  • Timor-Leste youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 13.51%, a 0.98% increase from 2019.
  • Timor-Leste youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 12.52%, a 0.41% decline 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%
Timor-Leste Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 13.30% -0.14%
2021 13.45% -0.06%
2020 13.51% 0.98%
2019 12.52% -0.41%
2018 12.94% -0.17%
2017 13.11% 0.03%
2016 13.08% 0.54%
2015 12.54% 0.61%
2014 11.93% 0.56%
2013 11.37% 0.64%
2012 10.73% 0.68%
2011 10.05% 0.73%
2010 9.31% 0.07%
2009 9.24% 0.07%
2008 9.17% 0.02%
2007 9.15% -0.29%
2006 9.44% 0.04%
2005 9.40% -0.12%
2004 9.52% -0.17%
2003 9.69% -0.24%
2002 9.93% 0.32%
2001 9.61% -0.02%
2000 9.63% -1.12%
1999 10.75% 0.25%
1998 10.50% 0.06%
1997 10.43% 0.15%
1996 10.28% 0.05%
1995 10.23% 0.09%
1994 10.14% 0.16%
1993 9.98% 0.13%
1992 9.85% 0.15%
1991 9.70% 0.15%