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Labor > Unemployment, youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Unemployment, youth female (% of female labor force ages 15-24). Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Yemen 74% 2010
2 Kosovo 63.8% 2012
3 Greece 63.2% 2012
4 Bosnia and Herzegovina 62.8% 2012
5 Suriname 58.2% 1999
6 South Africa 56.9% 2012
7 Saudi Arabia 54.4% 2012
8 Egypt 54.1% 2010
9 Spain 51.8% 2012
10 Republic of Macedonia 51.7% 2012
11 Jordan 48.8% 2012
12 Swaziland 48.3% 1997
13 Solomon Islands 46.1% 1999
14 Armenia 45% 2011
15 Croatia 44.3% 2012
16 Jamaica 42.6% 2012
17 Cape Verde 42.1% 1990
18 Lesotho 41.9% 2008
19 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 41.4% 2008
20 Serbia 41.3% 2008
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 41.24% 2009
21 Dominican Republic 40.8% 2011
22 Georgia 40.7% 2008
=23 Syria 40.2% 2010
=23 Gabon 40.2% 1993
25 Namibia 40.1% 2012
26 Montenegro 39.7% 2012
27 Grenada 39.4% 1998
28 Portugal 39.1% 2012
29 French Polynesia 38.5% 2007
30 Algeria 38.2% 2011
31 Italy 37.5% 2012
32 Saint Lucia 35.2% 2007
33 Iran 33.9% 2008
34 Slovakia 32.5% 2012
35 The Bahamas 32.2% 2012
36 Guyana 31.3% 2002
37 Maldives 30.5% 2006
38 Poland 30% 2012
39 Ethiopia 29.4% 2006
=40 Latvia 29.3% 2012
=40 Tunisia 29.3% 2005
=42 Colombia 28.9% 2011
=42 Guam 28.9% 2011
44 Belize 28.8% 2005
45 Barbados 28.7% 2003
46 Mauritius 28.4% 2012
47 Seychelles 28.1% 1994
48 Hungary 27.3% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 26.68% 2009
49 Cyprus 26.6% 2012
50 Bulgaria 26% 2012
Europe average (profile) 25.86% 2012
51 Sudan 25.7% 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 25.7% 2012
=52 Dominica 25.4% 2001
=52 Fiji 25.4% 2007
European Union average (profile) 25.28% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 24.85% 2012
54 European Union 24.8% 2012
55 Costa Rica 24.2% 2012
56 Ireland 24% 2012
57 France 23.7% 2012
58 Uruguay 23.6% 2012
59 Sri Lanka 23.5% 2012
60 Romania 23.2% 2012
=61 Argentina 23.1% 2012
=61 Puerto Rico 23.1% 2012
63 Indonesia 23% 2009
64 Aruba 22.9% 2007
65 East Timor 22.7% 2010
66 Venezuela 22.6% 2012
=67 Nigeria 22.3% 1986
=67 Lebanon 22.3% 2009
=67 Sweden 22.3% 2012
70 Samoa 22.2% 2011
=71 Lithuania 21.8% 2012
=71 United Arab Emirates 21.8% 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 21.79% 2011
73 Antigua and Barbuda 21.6% 2001
74 Haiti 21.1% 1999
75 Slovenia 21% 2012
76 Albania 20.7% 2010
High income OECD countries average (profile) 20.21% 2012
77 Senegal 20.1% 2006
78 Turkey 19.9% 2012
79 Brazil 19.8% 2011
80 Zambia 19.5% 2000
81 Morocco 19.2% 2012
82 Chile 19.1% 2012
83 Czech Republic 19% 2012
84 Belgium 18.9% 2012
85 Luxembourg 18.6% 2012
86 Philippines 18.3% 2011
87 New Zealand 18.1% 2012
=88 Finland 17.9% 2012
=88 Estonia 17.9% 2012
=88 United Kingdom 17.9% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 17.27% 2012
91 Ghana 16.7% 2000
92 Azerbaijan 16.3% 2012
93 Kyrgyzstan 16.2% 2006
94 Ukraine 16.1% 2012
95 Nicaragua 15.6% 2010
=96 Tonga 15.1% 2003
=96 Russia 15.1% 2012
98 Ecuador 15% 2011
99 United States 14.7% 2012
100 Paraguay 14.6% 2012
101 Malta 14.5% 2012
102 Botswana 14% 2000
103 Honduras 13.8% 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 13.74% 2012
104 Tajikistan 13.7% 2009
=105 Bangladesh 13.6% 2005
=105 Guatemala 13.6% 2011
=107 Denmark 13.5% 2012
=107 Sao Tome and Principe 13.5% 1991
109 Moldova 13.4% 2012
=110 Panama 13.3% 2012
=110 Cayman Islands 13.3% 2008
112 Mongolia 13.2% 2011
113 Trinidad and Tobago 12.9% 2008
114 Israel 12.7% 2012
=115 Canada 12.6% 2012
=115 Belarus 12.6% 2009
117 Faeroe Islands 12.5% 2005
118 Iceland 12.4% 2012
119 American Samoa 11.8% 1990
120 El Salvador 11.7% 2012
=121 Bahrain 11.6% 2010
=121 India 11.6% 2012
=123 Malaysia 11% 2012
=123 Australia 11% 2012
125 Pakistan 10.5% 2008
126 Tanzania 10.1% 2006
=127 Netherlands 10% 2012
=127 Kuwait 10% 2005
129 Mexico 9.9% 2012
130 Peru 9.7% 2011
131 Malawi 9.6% 1983
132 Qatar 8.9% 2011
133 Austria 8.7% 2012
134 South Korea 8.5% 2012
135 Switzerland 8.1% 2012
=136 Hong Kong 7.8% 2012
=136 Bolivia 7.8% 2009
=138 Zimbabwe 7.6% 2004
=138 Bermuda 7.6% 2000
=140 Monaco 7.4% 2000
=140 Germany 7.4% 2012
=142 Norway 7.2% 2012
=142 Bhutan 7.2% 2012
144 Japan 7.1% 2012
145 Liberia 6.6% 2010
146 Vietnam 6.5% 2012
=147 Isle of Man 5.1% 2006
=147 Kazakhstan 5.1% 2012
149 Macau 4.7% 2011
150 Northern Mariana Islands 4.3% 2003
151 Laos 3.9% 1995
=152 Sierra Leone 3.5% 2004
=152 Cuba 3.5% 2008
154 Cambodia 3.3% 2008
155 Thailand 3.1% 2012
=156 Burkina Faso 2.9% 2006
=156 Singapore 2.9% 1990
158 Madagascar 2.8% 2005
159 Nepal 2.2% 1999
160 Niger 1.7% 2001
161 Uganda 1.2% 1991
162 Benin 0.6% 2002
163 Rwanda 0.5% 1996
164 Burundi 0.4% 1990

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Unemployment, youth female > % of female labor force ages 15-24. 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/Labor/Unemployment,-youth-female/%-of-female-labor-force-ages-15--24

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