Youth unemployment rate in Scotland 2009-2019

In 2019 the youth unemployment rate in Scotland was 9.1 percent, the lowest it has been in this ten-year period. Youth unemployment in Scotland peaked in 2012 at 21.2 percent, before falling to the relatively low levels seen in recent years.

Youth unemployment rate (16 to 24 years old) in Scotland from 2009 to 2019

Youth unemployment rate (16-24)
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Release date

December 2019


United Kingdom (Scotland)

Survey time period

2009 to 2019

Age group

16-24 years

Supplementary notes

Statistics are as of September in the stated year (2019 = October 2018-September 2019)

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