Spain: Youth unemployment

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 Spain

Youth unemployment, ages 15-24

 Latest value 28.34
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 34.88
 Min - Max 17.88 - 55.47
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Spain from 1991 to 2022. The average value for Spain during that period was 34.88 percent with a minimum of 17.88 percent in 2006 and a maximum of 55.47 percent in 2013. The latest value from 2022 is 28.34 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 176 countries is 16.72 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
Spain - Youth unemployment - recent values

Historical chart
Spain - Youth unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2022




We present the rate of youth unemployment for Spain 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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 23.80 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 13.01 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 14.66 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 11.54 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 28.34 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 57.78 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 47.07 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 52.92 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 62.92 2022 percent
 Employment 21.25 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 12.00 9/2023 percent
 Labor cost 108.80 Q3/2023 index points
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