Costa Rica: Youth unemployment, ages 15-24: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Costa Rica from 1991 to 2017. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 15.69 percent with a minumum of 7.7 percent in 1992 and a maximum of 26.1 percent in 2014. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
We present the rate of youth unemployment for Costa Rica and other countries. Youth unemployment is the percent of 15-24 year olds who are part of the labor force but are unemployed. Recall that the labor force includes the employed and the unemployed people.
Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.