Youth Unemployment Rate in South Korea increased to 8.70 percent in January from 8.60 percent in December of 2018. Youth Unemployment Rate in South Korea averaged 7.15 percent from 1982 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 13.40 percent in February of 1999 and a record low of 3.80 percent in July of 1995.
Youth Unemployment Rate in South Korea is expected to be 9.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Youth Unemployment Rate in South Korea to stand at 8.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the South Korea Youth Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 8.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.