Youth Unemployment Rate in Sri Lanka decreased to 25.70 percent in the fourth quarter of 2020 from 25.90 percent in the third quarter of 2020. source: Department of Census and Statistics - Sri Lanka

Youth Unemployment Rate in Sri Lanka averaged 24.63 percent from 1992 until 2020, 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. This page provides - Sri Lanka Youth Unemployment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sri Lanka Youth Unemployment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2021.

Youth Unemployment Rate in Sri Lanka is expected to be 23.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Youth Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 21.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Sri Lanka Youth Unemployment Rate

Sri Lanka Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Unemployment Rate 5.10 percent Jun/21 5.70 16.60 3.70
Employed Persons 8031233.00 Dec/20 7967695.00 8554179.00 4962105.00
Unemployed Persons 441997.00 Dec/20 486524.00 953794.00 282648.00
Population 21.92 Million Dec/20 21.90 21.92 9.87
Youth Unemployment Rate 25.70 percent Dec/20 25.90 38.10 15.40