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

DEFINITION: Unemployment with tertiary education (% of total unemployment). 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 Panama 47.4% 2011
2 United States 46.5% 2008
3 Saudi Arabia 43.6% 2009
4 Philippines 41.3% 2012
5 Georgia 40% 2010
6 Ukraine 39.7% 2008
7 Qatar 39.5% 2012
8 Jordan 37% 2012
9 Lebanon 36.8% 2009
10 Thailand 36.1% 2012
11 Russia 34.1% 2008
12 Venezuela 33.4% 2011
=13 United Arab Emirates 33.2% 2008
=13 Japan 33.2% 2008
=13 Egypt 33.2% 2012
16 Canada 32.7% 2008
17 Sri Lanka 31.8% 2008
18 Tunisia 30.9% 2011
19 Cyprus 29.7% 2008
20 Bolivia 28.3% 2009
21 Botswana 28.2% 2006
22 Israel 28.1% 2008
23 Pakistan 28% 2008
24 Malaysia 27.3% 2012
25 Armenia 26.9% 2011
26 Singapore 25.8% 2012
27 New Zealand 25.7% 2008
28 Iran 25.5% 2008
=29 Ecuador 25.1% 2011
=29 Mongolia 25.1% 2011
31 Mexico 24.8% 2011
32 Colombia 24.4% 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 23.89% 2008
33 San Marino 23.8% 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 23.69% 2007
34 Moldova 23.5% 2012
=35 India 23.1% 2010
=35 Algeria 23.1% 2011
37 Greece 22.4% 2008
38 Chile 21.8% 2011
39 Paraguay 21.5% 2011
40 Peru 21.2% 2011
41 South Korea 21.1% 2008
42 Bahrain 20.9% 2010
43 Denmark 20.8% 2008
44 Cayman Islands 20.7% 2008
45 Mauritius 19.9% 2012
46 Nicaragua 19.6% 2010
47 Dominican Republic 19.1% 2011
=48 Australia 19% 2008
=48 Belgium 19% 2008
50 Netherlands 18.7% 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 18.59% 2008
=51 Ireland 18.5% 2008
=51 Morocco 18.5% 2012
53 Bermuda 18.4% 2000
Eastern Europe average (profile) 18.31% 2008
54 France 18.3% 2008
55 Estonia 18% 2008
56 Norway 17.9% 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 17.79% 2008
=57 Spain 17.7% 2008
=57 Switzerland 17.7% 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 17.59% 2007
59 Finland 17.4% 2008
60 Lithuania 17.3% 2008
Europe average (profile) 17.24% 2008
61 Hong Kong 17.1% 2008
62 Azerbaijan 16.8% 2012
63 Sweden 16.4% 2008
64 Slovenia 16.3% 2008
65 Bangladesh 15.9% 2005
66 Macau 15.8% 2008
67 Costa Rica 15.7% 2011
68 Iceland 15.4% 2002
Eurozone average (profile) 15.31% 2008
69 Uruguay 15.3% 2011
70 Kazakhstan 15.2% 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 14.75% 2008
71 Latvia 14.5% 2008
72 United Kingdom 14.3% 2008
European Union average (profile) 14.2% 2008
73 European Union 13.99% 2008
74 Turkey 13.9% 2008
=75 Montenegro 13.5% 2012
=75 Portugal 13.5% 2008
=77 Fiji 13.4% 2005
=77 Belarus 13.4% 2009
79 The Bahamas 13.1% 2011
80 Bhutan 13% 2012
=81 Luxembourg 12.1% 2008
=81 Poland 12.1% 2008
83 Brazil 12% 2011
84 Chad 11.9% 1993
85 Italy 11.2% 2008
86 Germany 11% 2008
87 Croatia 10.9% 2008
88 Kosovo 10.6% 2012
89 Indonesia 10.2% 2008
90 Bulgaria 10.1% 2008
=91 Kuwait 9.6% 2006
=91 Kyrgyzstan 9.6% 2006
93 Madagascar 9.3% 2005
=94 Bosnia and Herzegovina 9.1% 2012
=94 Honduras 9.1% 2011
96 Barbados 8.7% 2003
97 Argentina 8.5% 2012
98 El Salvador 8.4% 2011
99 Gabon 8.2% 1993
100 Austria 8% 2008
=101 East Timor 7.8% 2010
=101 Hungary 7.8% 2008
103 Brunei 6.8% 2003
104 Romania 6.7% 2008
105 Guatemala 6.6% 2011
106 Burkina Faso 6.1% 2000
=107 Slovakia 5.9% 2008
=107 Rwanda 5.9% 2000
109 South Africa 5.8% 2011
110 Czech Republic 5.7% 2008
111 Belize 5.3% 2005
112 Trinidad and Tobago 5.2% 2008
113 Syria 4.9% 2008
114 Tajikistan 4.6% 2007
115 Saint Lucia 4.5% 2000
=116 Aruba 4.4% 1997
=116 Oman 4.4% 1996
118 Jamaica 3.9% 2008
119 French Polynesia 3.8% 2007
120 Cuba 3.6% 2008
121 New Caledonia 3.5% 1996
=122 Albania 3.4% 2002
=122 Malta 3.4% 2008
124 Ethiopia 3.2% 2005
125 Senegal 2.5% 2006
=126 Dominica 2.1% 1997
=126 Central African Republic 2.1% 1995
128 Suriname 1.4% 1997
129 Namibia 1.2% 2012
130 Tonga 0.9% 2003
131 Lesotho 0.4% 2008
132 Zimbabwe 0.3% 2004
133 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.2% 1991

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Unemployment with tertiary education > % of total unemployment. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Unemployment-with-tertiary-education/%-of-total-unemployment

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