Turkey 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.
  • Turkey youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 18.98%, a 3.4% decline from 2021.
  • Turkey youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 22.38%, a 2.31% decline from 2020.
  • Turkey youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 24.69%, a 0.11% decline from 2019.
  • Turkey youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 24.80%, a 5% 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%
Kazakhstan 3.85%
Cuba 3.47%
Turkey Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 18.98% -3.40%
2021 22.38% -2.31%
2020 24.69% -0.11%
2019 24.80% 5.00%
2018 19.80% -0.31%
2017 20.11% 0.98%
2016 19.13% 0.99%
2015 18.13% 0.66%
2014 17.47% 0.91%
2013 16.56% 1.20%
2012 15.36% -1.03%
2011 16.39% -3.00%
2010 19.39% -2.97%
2009 22.36% 4.29%
2008 18.08% 1.19%
2007 16.89% 0.75%
2006 16.13% -3.41%
2005 19.54% -0.68%
2004 20.22% 0.05%
2003 20.17% 1.26%
2002 18.92% 2.90%
2001 16.02% 3.08%
2000 12.94% -1.98%
1999 14.92% 0.82%
1998 14.10% -0.21%
1997 14.31% 0.82%
1996 13.49% -2.05%
1995 15.54% -0.51%
1994 16.05% -1.64%
1993 17.69% 1.51%
1992 16.18% 0.99%
1991 15.19% 0.99%