Trinidad and Tobago 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.
  • Trinidad and Tobago youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 11.57%, a 1.37% decline from 2021.
  • Trinidad and Tobago youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 12.93%, a 1.3% increase from 2020.
  • Trinidad and Tobago youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 11.63%, a 2.61% increase from 2019.
  • Trinidad and Tobago youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 9.03%, a 0.2% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
New Caledonia 38.02%
French Polynesia 36.37%
Greece 30.05%
Spain 28.34%
Uruguay 27.58%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 27.20%
Barbados 24.49%
Italy 23.93%
Brunei 23.89%
Bahamas 23.85%
Saudi Arabia 23.77%
Sweden 20.68%
Panama 20.19%
Estonia 20.15%
Slovak Republic 19.30%
Cyprus 18.69%
Argentina 18.57%
Portugal 17.80%
France 17.75%
Croatia 17.56%
Luxembourg 17.54%
Chile 17.25%
Belgium 16.27%
Kuwait 15.38%
Channel Islands 14.79%
Finland 14.47%
Guam 13.64%
Latvia 13.20%
Puerto Rico 13.11%
Hong Kong 12.96%
Trinidad and Tobago 11.57%
Slovenia 11.09%
Lithuania 11.05%
Iceland 10.73%
Hungary 10.22%
Canada 10.01%
United Kingdom 9.94%
Norway 9.64%
Austria 9.40%
UAE 9.29%
New Zealand 9.23%
Ireland 9.15%
Denmark 8.78%
Poland 8.71%
Australia 8.29%
Malta 8.27%
United States 7.89%
Netherlands 7.79%
Oman 7.47%
Switzerland 7.37%
Czech Republic 7.08%
Macao 7.05%
South Korea 6.88%
Bahrain 6.63%
Singapore 6.12%
Israel 6.03%
Germany 5.75%
Japan 4.23%
Qatar 0.30%
Trinidad and Tobago Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 11.57% -1.37%
2021 12.93% 1.30%
2020 11.63% 2.61%
2019 9.03% 0.20%
2018 8.82% 0.08%
2017 8.74% 0.11%
2016 8.63% 2.80%
2015 5.83% -0.03%
2014 5.86% -0.36%
2013 6.22% -2.35%
2012 8.57% 0.04%
2011 8.53% -1.21%
2010 9.74% -1.89%
2009 11.63% 1.23%
2008 10.40% -0.82%
2007 11.23% -1.63%
2006 12.86% -3.44%
2005 16.30% -0.60%
2004 16.89% -4.18%
2003 21.07% 0.43%
2002 20.64% -0.44%
2001 21.08% -2.00%
2000 23.09% -2.03%
1999 25.11% -1.53%
1998 26.64% -0.44%
1997 27.09% -1.22%
1996 28.30% -2.45%
1995 30.75% -1.27%
1994 32.02% -1.43%
1993 33.45% -1.58%
1992 35.03% 0.59%
1991 34.43% 0.59%