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Education > Unemployment with primary education > % of total unemployment: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Dominica 91.5% 1997
2 Aruba 89.2% 1997
3 Brunei 84.2% 2003
4 Malta 82.7% 1999
5 Netherlands Antilles 79.7% 2000
6 Syria 75.2% 2002
7 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 74.7% 1991
8 Mauritius 71.5% 2003
=9 Japan 70.8% 2003
=9 New Caledonia 70.8% 1996
11 Portugal 70.7% 2003
12 Gabon 70.2% 1993
13 Macau 65.5% 2004
14 Botswana 63.8% 2001
15 Honduras 63.1% 1998
16 Costa Rica 62.2% 2004
17 Rwanda 60.7% 2000
18 Iceland 60.4% 2002
19 Bolivia 60.2% 2000
20 Belize 58.3% 1999
21 Venezuela 57.9% 1999
22 Central African Republic 57.4% 1995
23 El Salvador 57.1% 1998
24 Albania 56.4% 2002
25 Spain 56% 2003
26 Turkey 55.7% 2005
27 Algeria 55.6% 1995
28 Trinidad and Tobago 55.5% 2002
29 Uruguay 54.8% 2002
30 Bangladesh 54.3% 2000
31 Saint Lucia 53.5% 2000
32 Morocco 51.45% 2005
33 Nicaragua 50.8% 2002
34 Dominican Republic 50.4% 1997
=35 Jordan 50.2% 1996
=35 South Africa 50.2% 2003
37 Italy 49.4% 2002
38 Hong Kong 48.6% 2004
39 Australia 48.3% 2004
40 Ireland 48.2% 2004
41 Sri Lanka 47.2% 2002
42 San Marino 47% 2003
43 Burkina Faso 46.8% 2000
44 Luxembourg 46.6% 2003
45 Netherlands 46.3% 2002
46 Indonesia 46% 2001
=47 Oman 43.7% 1996
=47 Belgium 43.7% 2003
49 Tunisia 43.4% 2003
50 Argentina 42.8% 2003
51 Madagascar 42.7% 2002
52 France 40.6% 2004
=53 Thailand 40% 2004
=53 United Arab Emirates 40% 1995
Eurozone average (profile) 39.06% 2002
55 Iran 38.3% 2002
56 Bulgaria 37.8% 2004
57 Austria 37.3% 2003
58 Guatemala 37.1% 1998
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 36.18% 2003
59 Panama 35.9% 2003
60 Finland 35.8% 2004
61 Mongolia 35% 2004
62 Cyprus 34.5% 2003
63 Greece 34.2% 2002
64 Hungary 33.5% 2003
European Union average (profile) 33.02% 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 32.72% 2003
Emerging markets average (profile) 32.59% 1999
65 Bahrain 32.5% 2004
High income OECD countries average (profile) 32.37% 2003
66 Malaysia 32% 2003
67 United Kingdom 30.3% 2003
68 Suriname 29.7% 1997
69 Canada 29% 2003
70 Ecuador 28.8% 2004
71 Switzerland 28.7% 2004
72 Kuwait 27.5% 2002
73 Germany 27.1% 2004
74 India 27% 2003
=75 Ethiopia 26.9% 1999
=75 Colombia 26.9% 2003
77 Slovenia 26.2% 2004
78 Brazil 26.1% 1999
79 Romania 26% 2004
80 Denmark 25.9% 2004
81 Czech Republic 24.6% 2004
82 Qatar 24.3% 1997
83 Slovakia 24.1% 2004
84 Sweden 23.2% 2004
85 Chad 23% 1993
=86 Latvia 22.4% 2004
=86 Singapore 22.4% 2003
88 Norway 21.7% 2004
89 Croatia 21.5% 2004
90 Estonia 20.9% 2004
91 Israel 20.2% 2003
92 Chile 18.5% 2003
93 United States 18.4% 2003
94 Poland 18% 2004
95 South Korea 17% 2004
96 Russia 16.8% 1999
97 Zimbabwe 16.4% 1999
98 Lithuania 15% 2004
99 Pakistan 14.7% 2002
=100 Mexico 13.7% 2003
=100 Kyrgyzstan 13.7% 2002
102 Ukraine 13.5% 2004
103 Barbados 13.1% 2003
104 Jamaica 13% 2004
105 Saudi Arabia 12.3% 2005
106 The Bahamas 11.7% 2003
107 Tajikistan 10.6% 1997
108 Belarus 10.2% 2004
109 Peru 9.4% 2004
110 Djibouti 8.4% 1991
111 Kazakhstan 7.9% 2003
112 Georgia 5.8% 2004
113 Armenia 5.2% 2004
114 Azerbaijan 4.6% 2004
115 New Zealand 1% 2004

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Unemployment with primary education > % of total unemployment. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Unemployment-with-primary-education/%-of-total-unemployment

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