Youth Unemployment Rate in Sri Lanka decreased to 20 percent in the second quarter of 2019 from 21.60 percent in the first quarter of 2019. Youth Unemployment Rate in Sri Lanka averaged 24.61 percent from 1992 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 38.10 percent in the first quarter of 1994 and a record low of 15.40 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015. source: Department of Census and Statistics - Sri Lanka

Youth Unemployment Rate in Sri Lanka is expected to be 21.50 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 Sri Lanka to stand at 21.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Youth Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 20.90 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Sri Lanka Youth Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
20.00 21.60 38.10 15.40 1992 - 2019 percent Quarterly

Sri Lanka Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.10 4.90 16.60 3.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 8155341.00 8203018.00 8554179.00 4962105.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 420231.00 399784.00 953794.00 282648.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 52.20 52.60 54.70 46.90 percent [+]
Population 21.67 21.44 21.67 9.87 Million [+]
Wages High Skilled 57500.00 60800.00 60800.00 52900.00 LKR/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 21500.00 23500.00 23500.00 21500.00 LKR/Month [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 20.00 21.60 38.10 15.40 percent [+]
Employment Rate 95.10 95.30 96.30 91.00 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 52100.00 52100.00 52100.00 52100.00 LKR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 29100.00 29100.00 29100.00 29100.00 LKR/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 10000.00 10000.00 10000.00 10000.00 LKR/Month [+]