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

DEFINITION: Unemployment, youth male (% of male 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina 62.8% 2012
2 Republic of Macedonia 55.2% 2012
3 Spain 54.4% 2012
4 Kosovo 52% 2012
5 Greece 48.4% 2012
6 South Africa 47.1% 2012
7 Solomon Islands 45.8% 1999
8 Montenegro 42.3% 2012
9 Croatia 42.3% 2012
10 Swaziland 41.7% 1997
11 Gabon 41.7% 1993
12 Cape Verde 40.7% 1990
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 38.6% 2009
13 Portugal 36.4% 2012
14 Ireland 36.4% 2012
15 Slovakia 35% 2012
16 Armenia 35% 2011
17 Italy 33.7% 2012
18 Georgia 32.4% 2008
19 French Polynesia 31.4% 2007
20 Tunisia 31.4% 2005
21 Serbia 31% 2008
22 Lithuania 29.9% 2012
23 Guam 29.7% 2011
24 The Bahamas 29.6% 2012
25 Bulgaria 29.5% 2012
26 Namibia 29.4% 2012
27 Lesotho 29% 2008
28 Puerto Rico 28.9% 2012
29 Hungary 28.8% 2012
30 Cyprus 28.8% 2012
31 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 27.8% 2008
32 Latvia 27.6% 2012
33 Jamaica 27.1% 2012
34 Dominica 26.2% 2001
Europe average (profile) 26.15% 2012
35 Yemen 26% 2010
European Union average (profile) 25.93% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 25.87% 2012
36 Grenada 25.4% 1998
Eastern Europe average (profile) 25.33% 2009
37 Jordan 25.2% 2012
38 European Union 25.16% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 25.09% 2012
39 Sweden 25% 2012
40 Barbados 24.1% 2003
41 Poland 24.1% 2012
42 France 23.9% 2012
43 Suriname 23.9% 1999
44 United Kingdom 23.8% 2012
45 Albania 23.8% 2010
46 Aruba 23.5% 2007
47 Estonia 23.4% 2012
48 Zambia 23.1% 2000
49 Dominican Republic 22.6% 2011
50 Romania 22.3% 2012
51 Indonesia 21.6% 2009
52 Saint Lucia 21.5% 2007
53 Sudan 21.2% 2008
54 Saudi Arabia 20.8% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 20.77% 2012
55 Guyana 20.6% 2002
56 Mauritius 20.4% 2012
57 Belgium 20.4% 2012
58 Slovenia 20.3% 2012
59 Iran 20.2% 2008
60 Czech Republic 19.9% 2012
61 Ethiopia 19.5% 2006
Emerging markets average (profile) 19.42% 2011
62 Tajikistan 19.2% 2009
63 Algeria 19.1% 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 18.91% 2012
64 Luxembourg 18.9% 2012
65 Morocco 18.4% 2012
66 Antigua and Barbuda 18.4% 2001
67 Ukraine 18.1% 2012
68 Seychelles 18% 1994
69 Finland 17.6% 2012
70 United States 17.6% 2012
71 New Zealand 17.3% 2012
72 Colombia 17% 2011
73 Ghana 16.4% 2000
74 Turkey 16.3% 2012
75 Canada 15.9% 2012
76 Maldives 15.5% 2006
77 Syria 15.3% 2010
78 Argentina 15.3% 2012
79 Philippines 15.2% 2011
80 Haiti 15.1% 1999
81 Costa Rica 15% 2012
82 Denmark 14.8% 2012
83 Fiji 14.8% 2007
84 Uruguay 14.7% 2012
85 Egypt 14.7% 2010
86 Iceland 14.7% 2012
87 Lebanon 14.6% 2009
88 Russia 14.5% 2012
89 Venezuela 14.3% 2012
90 Bermuda 14.3% 2000
91 Chile 14.3% 2012
92 Malta 14% 2012
93 Sri Lanka 14% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 13.96% 2012
94 Belize 13.8% 2005
95 Samoa 13.8% 2011
96 Cayman Islands 13.6% 2008
97 Kyrgyzstan 13.6% 2006
98 Botswana 13.2% 2000
99 El Salvador 12.8% 2012
100 Moldova 12.8% 2012
101 Australia 12.4% 2012
102 Belarus 12.4% 2009
103 Azerbaijan 12.2% 2012
104 Brazil 12.2% 2011
105 American Samoa 12% 1990
106 Senegal 11.9% 2006
107 Kuwait 11.8% 2005
108 Israel 11.6% 2012
109 Nigeria 11.5% 1986
110 Northern Mariana Islands 11.2% 2003
111 Hong Kong 10.9% 2012
112 Mongolia 10.7% 2011
113 East Timor 10.4% 2010
114 India 10.4% 2012
115 Norway 10% 2012
116 Tonga 9.9% 2003
117 Malaysia 9.8% 2012
118 Nicaragua 9.8% 2010
119 South Korea 9.7% 2012
120 Isle of Man 9.5% 2006
121 Peru 9.4% 2011
122 Mexico 9.1% 2012
123 Ecuador 9% 2011
124 Paraguay 9% 2012
125 Netherlands 8.9% 2012
126 Trinidad and Tobago 8.8% 2008
127 Austria 8.8% 2012
128 Switzerland 8.8% 2012
129 Germany 8.8% 2012
130 Panama 8.7% 2012
131 Japan 8.7% 2012
132 Malawi 8.5% 1983
133 Bangladesh 8% 2005
134 United Arab Emirates 7.9% 2008
135 Zimbabwe 7.6% 2004
136 Tanzania 7.4% 2006
137 Sierra Leone 7.3% 2004
138 Bhutan 7.3% 2012
139 Pakistan 7% 2008
140 Macau 7% 2011
141 Faeroe Islands 6.9% 2005
142 Monaco 6.6% 2000
143 Laos 6.4% 1995
144 Sao Tome and Principe 5.8% 1991
145 Honduras 5.5% 2011
146 Bolivia 4.8% 2009
147 Burkina Faso 4.6% 2006
148 Vietnam 4.6% 2012
149 Guatemala 4.5% 2011
150 Nepal 4% 1999
151 Niger 4% 2001
152 Cambodia 3.5% 2008
153 Liberia 3.4% 2010
154 Kazakhstan 2.9% 2012
155 Cuba 2.8% 2008
156 Singapore 2.8% 1990
157 Uganda 2.7% 1991
158 Bahrain 2.5% 2010
159 Thailand 2.5% 2012
160 Madagascar 1.7% 2005
161 Benin 1.1% 2002
162 Rwanda 1% 1996
163 Burundi 1% 1990
164 Qatar 0.4% 2011

Citation

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

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