Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Youth unemployment

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 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Youth unemployment, ages 15-24

 Latest value 42.19
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2023
 Average 40.29
 Min - Max 36.04 - 46.79
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines from 1991 to 2023. The average value for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines during that period was 40.29 percent with a minimum of 36.04 percent in 1992 and a maximum of 46.79 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2023 is 42.19 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 Vincent and the Grenadines - Youth unemployment - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Youth unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2023




We present the rate of youth unemployment for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 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 0.05 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 19.55 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 16.55 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 20.03 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 42.19 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 65.35 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 41.41 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 55.06 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 75.30 2023 percent
 Self-employment 26.63 2022 percent
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