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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..

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 62.8% 2012
2 Republic of MacedoniaMacedonia Rep. 55.2% 2012
3 SpainSpain 54.4% 2012
4 KosovoKosovo 52% 2012
5 GreeceGreece 48.4% 2012
6 South AfricaSouth Africa 47.1% 2012
7 Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands 45.8% 1999
8 MontenegroMontenegro 42.3% 2012
9 CroatiaCroatia 42.3% 2012
10 SwazilandSwaziland 41.7% 1997
11 GabonGabon 41.7% 1993
12 Cape VerdeCape Verde 40.7% 1990
Potential Future EU Members averagePotential Future EU Members average 38.6% 2009
13 PortugalPortugal 36.4% 2012
14 IrelandIreland 36.4% 2012
15 SlovakiaSlovakia 35% 2012
16 ArmeniaArmenia 35% 2011
17 ItalyItaly 33.7% 2012
18 GeorgiaGeorgia 32.4% 2008
19 French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia 31.4% 2007
20 TunisiaTunisia 31.4% 2005
21 SerbiaSerbia 31% 2008
22 LithuaniaLithuania 29.9% 2012
23 GuamGuam 29.7% 2011
24 The BahamasThe Bahamas 29.6% 2012
25 BulgariaBulgaria 29.5% 2012
26 NamibiaNamibia 29.4% 2012
27 LesothoLesotho 29% 2008
28 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico 28.9% 2012
29 HungaryHungary 28.8% 2012
30 CyprusCyprus 28.8% 2012
31 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ 27.8% 2008
32 LatviaLatvia 27.6% 2012
33 JamaicaJamaica 27.1% 2012
34 DominicaDominica 26.2% 2001
Europe averageEurope average 26.15% 2012
35 YemenYemen 26% 2010
European Union averageEuropean Union average 25.93% 2012
Eurozone averageEurozone average 25.87% 2012
36 GrenadaGrenada 25.4% 1998
Eastern Europe averageEastern Europe average 25.33% 2009
37 JordanJordan 25.2% 2012
38 European UnionEuropean Union 25.16% 2012
NATO countries averageNATO average 25.09% 2012
39 SwedenSweden 25% 2012
40 BarbadosBarbados 24.1% 2003
41 PolandPoland 24.1% 2012
42 FranceFrance 23.9% 2012
43 SurinameSuriname 23.9% 1999
44 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 23.8% 2012
45 AlbaniaAlbania 23.8% 2010
46 ArubaAruba 23.5% 2007
47 EstoniaEstonia 23.4% 2012
48 ZambiaZambia 23.1% 2000
49 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 22.6% 2011
50 RomaniaRomania 22.3% 2012
51 IndonesiaIndonesia 21.6% 2009
52 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 21.5% 2007
53 SudanSudan 21.2% 2008
54 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 20.8% 2012
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 20.77% 2012
55 GuyanaGuyana 20.6% 2002
56 MauritiusMauritius 20.4% 2012
57 BelgiumBelgium 20.4% 2012
58 SloveniaSlovenia 20.3% 2012
59 IranIran 20.2% 2008
60 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 19.9% 2012
61 EthiopiaEthiopia 19.5% 2006
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 19.42% 2011
62 TajikistanTajikistan 19.2% 2009
63 AlgeriaAlgeria 19.1% 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 18.91% 2012
64 LuxembourgLuxembourg 18.9% 2012
65 MoroccoMorocco 18.4% 2012
66 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ 18.4% 2001
67 UkraineUkraine 18.1% 2012
68 SeychellesSeychelles 18% 1994
69 FinlandFinland 17.6% 2012
70 United StatesUnited States 17.6% 2012
71 New ZealandNew Zealand 17.3% 2012
72 ColombiaColombia 17% 2011
73 GhanaGhana 16.4% 2000
74 TurkeyTurkey 16.3% 2012
75 CanadaCanada 15.9% 2012
76 MaldivesMaldives 15.5% 2006
77 SyriaSyria 15.3% 2010
78 ArgentinaArgentina 15.3% 2012
79 PhilippinesPhilippines 15.2% 2011
80 HaitiHaiti 15.1% 1999
81 Costa RicaCosta Rica 15% 2012
82 DenmarkDenmark 14.8% 2012
83 FijiFiji 14.8% 2007
84 UruguayUruguay 14.7% 2012
85 EgyptEgypt 14.7% 2010
86 IcelandIceland 14.7% 2012
87 LebanonLebanon 14.6% 2009
88 RussiaRussia 14.5% 2012
89 VenezuelaVenezuela 14.3% 2012
90 BermudaBermuda 14.3% 2000
91 ChileChile 14.3% 2012
92 MaltaMalta 14% 2012
93 Sri LankaSri Lanka 14% 2012
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 13.96% 2012
94 BelizeBelize 13.8% 2005
95 SamoaSamoa 13.8% 2011
96 Cayman IslandsCayman Islands 13.6% 2008
97 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 13.6% 2006
98 BotswanaBotswana 13.2% 2000
99 El SalvadorEl Salvador 12.8% 2012
100 MoldovaMoldova 12.8% 2012
101 AustraliaAustralia 12.4% 2012
102 BelarusBelarus 12.4% 2009
103 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 12.2% 2012
104 BrazilBrazil 12.2% 2011
105 American SamoaAmerican Samoa 12% 1990
106 SenegalSenegal 11.9% 2006
107 KuwaitKuwait 11.8% 2005
108 IsraelIsrael 11.6% 2012
109 NigeriaNigeria 11.5% 1986
110 Northern Mariana IslandsN. Mariana 11.2% 2003
111 Hong KongHong Kong 10.9% 2012
112 MongoliaMongolia 10.7% 2011
113 East TimorEast Timor 10.4% 2010
114 IndiaIndia 10.4% 2012
115 NorwayNorway 10% 2012
116 TongaTonga 9.9% 2003
117 MalaysiaMalaysia 9.8% 2012
118 NicaraguaNicaragua 9.8% 2010
119 South KoreaSouth Korea 9.7% 2012
120 Isle of ManIsle of Man 9.5% 2006
121 PeruPeru 9.4% 2011
122 MexicoMexico 9.1% 2012
123 EcuadorEcuador 9% 2011
124 ParaguayParaguay 9% 2012
125 NetherlandsNetherlands 8.9% 2012
126 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 8.8% 2008
127 AustriaAustria 8.8% 2012
128 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 8.8% 2012
129 GermanyGermany 8.8% 2012
130 PanamaPanama 8.7% 2012
131 JapanJapan 8.7% 2012
132 MalawiMalawi 8.5% 1983
133 BangladeshBangladesh 8% 2005
134 United Arab EmiratesUAE 7.9% 2008
135 ZimbabweZimbabwe 7.6% 2004
136 TanzaniaTanzania 7.4% 2006
137 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 7.3% 2004
138 BhutanBhutan 7.3% 2012
139 PakistanPakistan 7% 2008
140 MacauMacau 7% 2011
141 Faeroe IslandsFaeroe Islands 6.9% 2005
142 MonacoMonaco 6.6% 2000
143 LaosLaos 6.4% 1995
144 Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ 5.8% 1991
145 HondurasHonduras 5.5% 2011
146 BoliviaBolivia 4.8% 2009
147 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 4.6% 2006
148 VietnamVietnam 4.6% 2012
149 GuatemalaGuatemala 4.5% 2011
150 NepalNepal 4% 1999
151 NigerNiger 4% 2001
152 CambodiaCambodia 3.5% 2008
153 LiberiaLiberia 3.4% 2010
154 KazakhstanKazakhstan 2.9% 2012
155 CubaCuba 2.8% 2008
156 SingaporeSingapore 2.8% 1990
157 UgandaUganda 2.7% 1991
158 BahrainBahrain 2.5% 2010
159 ThailandThailand 2.5% 2012
160 MadagascarMadagascar 1.7% 2005
161 BeninBenin 1.1% 2002
162 RwandaRwanda 1% 1996
163 BurundiBurundi 1% 1990
164 QatarQatar 0.4% 2011

Citation

"All countries compared for Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24)", 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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