Saudi Arabia: Youth unemployment
(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Saudi Arabia: Youth unemployment, ages 15-24: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Saudi Arabia from 1991 to 2018. The average value for Saudi Arabia during that period was 27.03 percent with a minumum of 23.18 percent in 1999 and a maximum of 33.82 percent in 2006. 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 Saudi Arabia 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.