Youth Unemployment Rate of Eritrea
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, the total youth unemployment rate of Eritrea was 10.9% in 2019, a difference of -0.09 points from 2018; and the total labor force of Eritrea in 2019 was 1,612,622. The most recent figures on male and female unemployment rates were 10.77% and 11.06% respectively in 2019.

The World Bank defines youth unemployment rate as "the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment".

The chart and table below shows the total youth, male youth, and female youth unemployment rates of Eritrea for 1991 - 2019.

See also: Unemployment Rate of Eritrea.

Data Source: World Bank.
Youth Unemployment Rate of Eritrea (%)
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Youth Unemployment Rate of Eritrea
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Year Total Youth Unempl.(%) Male Youth Unempl.(%) Female Youth Unempl.(%)
1991 11.08 10.9 11.28
1992 11.22 11.1 11.36
1993 11.38 10.84 12.01
1994 11.37 10.99 11.82
1995 11.22 10.63 11.89
1996 11.1 10.5 11.79
1997 11.02 10.49 11.62
1998 10.92 10.16 11.78
1999 10.88 9.86 12.05
2000 10.73 9.93 11.65
2001 10.67 9.78 11.7
2002 10.75 10.05 11.56
2003 10.76 9.95 11.68
2004 10.74 10.06 11.52
2005 10.74 10.05 11.53
2006 10.58 10.13 11.1
2007 10.44 10.01 10.93
2008 10.42 9.91 10.99
2009 10.94 10.52 11.42
2010 11.14 10.75 11.58
2011 11.22 10.95 11.53
2012 11.3 11.05 11.58
2013 11.35 11.03 11.72
2014 11.32 11.09 11.59
2015 11.28 11.08 11.52
2016 11.21 10.97 11.49
2017 11.1 10.88 11.36
2018 10.99 10.8 11.2
2019 10.9 10.77 11.06