For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 1991 to 2019. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 16.12 percent with a minimum of 7.73 percent in 1992 and a maximum of 30.5 percent in 2019.
The latest value from 2019 is 30.5 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 182
countries is 15.82 percent.
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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.