Saint Lucia: Youth unemployment

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 Saint Lucia

Youth unemployment, ages 15-24

 Latest value 36.35
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2023
 Average 35.05
 Min - Max 25.42 - 48.59
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Saint Lucia from 1991 to 2023. The average value for Saint Lucia during that period was 35.05 percent with a minimum of 25.42 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 48.59 percent in 2013. The latest value from 2023 is 36.35 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 178 countries is 16.02 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Saint Lucia - Youth unemployment - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Saint Lucia - Youth unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2023




We present the rate of youth unemployment for Saint Lucia 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.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 0.10 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 15.77 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 15.45 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 14.12 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 36.35 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 68.01 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 46.85 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 62.62 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 73.59 2023 percent
 Self-employment 28.81 2022 percent
 Informal employment 31.90 2019 percent
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