Suriname: Youth unemployment

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 Suriname

Youth unemployment, ages 15-24

 Latest value 26.18
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 25.04
 Min - Max 13.07 - 42.23
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Suriname from 1991 to 2022. The average value for Suriname during that period was 25.04 percent with a minimum of 13.07 percent in 2015 and a maximum of 42.23 percent in 1992. The latest value from 2022 is 26.18 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
Suriname - Youth unemployment - recent values

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




We present the rate of youth unemployment for Suriname 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 0.25 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 8.64 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 11.99 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 6.25 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 26.18 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 55.20 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 41.64 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 45.42 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 65.23 2022 percent
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