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Labor > Unemployment with tertiary 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).

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Azerbaijan 64.1% 2004
2 Sri Lanka 52.8% 2002
3 Belarus 49.1% 2004
4 United States 47.3% 2003
5 Mexico 46.4% 2003
6 Russia 41.6% 1999
7 Canada 40.2% 2003
8 Saudi Arabia 40% 2005
9 Kazakhstan 38.9% 2003
10 Singapore 38.8% 2003
11 Georgia 36.5% 2004
12 Jordan 32.4% 1996
13 Ukraine 32.2% 2004
14 India 31.9% 2003
15 South Korea 29.6% 2004
16 Cyprus 29.5% 2003
17 Japan 29.2% 2003
18 Peru 28.6% 2004
19 Israel 27% 2003
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 26.93% 2003
20 Panama 26% 2003
21 Denmark 25.5% 2004
22 Pakistan 24.1% 2002
23 Ireland 24% 2004
24 Spain 22.7% 2003
25 San Marino 22.5% 2003
26 Ecuador 21.9% 2004
27 Chile 21.8% 2003
28 Norway 21.7% 2004
29 Qatar 21.5% 1997
30 United Arab Emirates 20.3% 1995
31 Bahrain 19.9% 2004
32 Morocco 19.83% 2005
33 Nicaragua 19.7% 2002
34 Iran 19.3% 2002
35 Australia 19% 2004
High income OECD countries average (profile) 18.87% 2003
36 Kyrgyzstan 18.5% 2002
37 Mongolia 18.4% 2004
38 Belgium 18.2% 2003
=39 France 17.7% 2004
=39 Argentina 17.7% 2003
=41 Finland 17.5% 2004
=41 Sweden 17.5% 2004
43 Netherlands 17.4% 2002
44 Luxembourg 17.1% 2003
45 Switzerland 16.9% 2004
46 Estonia 16.8% 2004
=47 Colombia 16.5% 2003
=47 Lithuania 16.5% 2004
Emerging markets average (profile) 16.12% 1999
49 New Zealand 16% 2004
50 Algeria 15.7% 1995
51 Malaysia 15.6% 2003
=52 Greece 15.1% 2002
=52 Iceland 15.1% 2002
54 United Kingdom 14.6% 2003
55 Venezuela 14.4% 1999
56 Uruguay 13.9% 2002
57 Barbados 13.8% 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 13.74% 2003
European Union average (profile) 13.54% 2003
58 Armenia 13.3% 2004
Eurozone average (profile) 13.01% 2002
59 Germany 12.4% 2004
60 Chad 11.9% 1993
=61 Turkey 11.4% 2005
=61 Bulgaria 11.4% 2004
63 Hong Kong 10.1% 2004
64 Tunisia 10% 2003
65 Costa Rica 9.9% 2004
=66 Syria 9.8% 2002
=66 Croatia 9.8% 2004
68 Dominican Republic 9.6% 1997
=69 Portugal 8.8% 2003
=69 Latvia 8.8% 2004
71 Bangladesh 8.4% 2000
=72 Slovenia 8.2% 2004
=72 Gabon 8.2% 1993
74 Ethiopia 8.1% 1999
75 The Bahamas 8% 2003
=76 El Salvador 7.5% 1998
=76 Italy 7.5% 2002
78 Macau 7.3% 2004
79 Austria 7% 2003
80 Brunei 6.8% 2003
=81 Indonesia 6.7% 2001
=81 Poland 6.7% 2004
83 Tajikistan 6.3% 1997
=84 Madagascar 6.1% 2002
=84 Jamaica 6.1% 2004
=84 Kuwait 6.1% 2002
87 Rwanda 5.9% 2000
88 Honduras 5.8% 1998
89 Burkina Faso 5.6% 2000
=90 Hungary 5.4% 2003
=90 Romania 5.4% 2004
92 South Africa 5.1% 2003
93 Belize 4.8% 1999
=94 Saint Lucia 4.5% 2000
=94 Malta 4.5% 1999
=96 Aruba 4.4% 1997
=96 Bolivia 4.4% 2000
=96 Oman 4.4% 1996
99 Slovakia 4.3% 2004
=100 Czech Republic 3.5% 2004
=100 New Caledonia 3.5% 1996
102 Albania 3.4% 2002
103 Netherlands Antilles 3% 2000
104 Brazil 2.5% 1999
=105 Dominica 2.1% 1997
=105 Central African Republic 2.1% 1995
107 Trinidad and Tobago 1.8% 2002
108 Guatemala 1.6% 1998
109 Suriname 1.4% 1997
=110 Zimbabwe 0.8% 1999
=110 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.8% 1991
112 Djibouti 0.3% 1991
113 Thailand 0.2% 2004

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Unemployment with tertiary 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/Labor/Unemployment-with-tertiary-education/%-of-total-unemployment

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