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Labor > Unemployment > 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 Organisation (UNESCO).".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Israel 72.5% 2007
2 Belarus 51% 2007
3 United States 45.7% 2007
4 Singapore 43.2% 2007
5 Georgia 42.3% 2007
6 Kazakhstan 39.6% 2004
7 Philippines 39.4% 2007
8 Ukraine 39.3% 2007
9 Peru 37.6% 2007
10 India 33.3% 2005
11 Japan 32.8% 2007
12 Sri Lanka 32.6% 2007
13 Russia 32.1% 2007
14 Bahrain 31.7% 2007
=15 Canada 31.2% 2007
=15 Cyprus 31.2% 2007
17 San Marino 30.4% 2007
18 Saudi Arabia 28.7% 2007
19 New Zealand 26.9% 2007
20 Pakistan 26% 2007
21 Malaysia 25.1% 2007
22 Panama 24% 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 23.69% 2007
23 Ecuador 23.6% 2006
24 Chile 23.5% 2008
25 Denmark 23% 2007
26 Mexico 22.9% 2007
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 22.76% 2004
27 Greece 21.8% 2007
=28 Morocco 21.6% 2005
=28 United Arab Emirates 21.6% 2005
30 Qatar 21.5% 1997
=31 Norway 20.6% 2007
=31 Colombia 20.6% 2007
33 Spain 20.4% 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 20.23% 2007
34 France 19.9% 2007
35 Belgium 19.7% 2006
Emerging markets average (profile) 18.69% 2007
36 Finland 18.6% 2007
37 Mongolia 18.5% 2004
38 Bermuda 18.4% 2000
39 Ireland 18.2% 2007
40 Nicaragua 18% 2006
=41 Australia 17.9% 2007
=41 Switzerland 17.9% 2007
43 Sweden 17.1% 2007
44 Netherlands 17% 2007
45 Estonia 16.6% 2007
46 Dominican Republic 16.4% 2007
47 Bangladesh 15.9% 2005
48 Lithuania 15.4% 2007
49 Argentina 15.28% 2008
50 Iceland 15.1% 2002
51 Azerbaijan 14.9% 2007
Eurozone average (profile) 14.86% 2007
52 Latvia 14.6% 2007
53 Venezuela 14.4% 1999
54 United Kingdom 14.3% 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 14.22% 2007
55 Uruguay 13.8% 2007
European Union average (profile) 13.77% 2007
56 European Union 13.77% 2007
57 Tunisia 13.6% 2005
58 Portugal 13.2% 2007
59 Turkey 12.7% 2007
60 Slovenia 12.5% 2007
=61 Armenia 11.9% 2007
=61 Chad 11.9% 1993
63 Croatia 11.8% 2007
64 Luxembourg 11.5% 2007
65 Algeria 11.4% 2004
66 Italy 11.3% 2007
67 Serbia and Montenegro 11.23% 2008
68 Germany 10.6% 2007
69 Poland 10.4% 2007
70 Austria 10% 2007
71 Paraguay 9.9% 2007
72 Syria 9.8% 2002
=73 Indonesia 9.6% 2007
=73 Kuwait 9.6% 2006
=73 Kyrgyzstan 9.6% 2006
76 The Bahamas 9.4% 2007
77 Madagascar 9.3% 2005
78 Barbados 8.7% 2003
79 Bulgaria 8.6% 2007
80 Jamaica 8.4% 2006
81 Gabon 8.2% 1993
82 Hungary 8.1% 2007
83 El Salvador 7.5% 1998
84 Brunei 6.8% 2003
=85 Mauritius 6.4% 2007
=85 Costa Rica 6.4% 2007
=87 Burkina Faso 6.1% 2000
=87 Romania 6.1% 2007
89 Rwanda 5.9% 2000
90 Honduras 5.8% 1998
=91 Slovakia 5.3% 2007
=91 Belize 5.3% 2005
93 Netherlands Antilles 4.7% 2007
=94 Tajikistan 4.6% 2007
=94 Cuba 4.6% 2007
=96 Saint Lucia 4.5% 2000
=96 South Africa 4.5% 2007
=98 Aruba 4.4% 1997
=98 Bolivia 4.4% 2000
=98 Oman 4.4% 1996
101 Czech Republic 4.3% 2007
102 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4% 2007
103 Brazil 3.6% 2006
104 New Caledonia 3.5% 1996
105 Ethiopia 3.2% 2005
106 Senegal 2.5% 2006
=107 Dominica 2.1% 1997
=107 Central African Republic 2.1% 1995
109 Fiji 1.9% 2005
110 Trinidad and Tobago 1.8% 2002
111 Suriname 1.4% 1997
=112 Zimbabwe 0.8% 1999
=112 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.8% 1991
114 Djibouti 0.3% 1991
115 Thailand 0.1% 2007
116 Malta 0.0 2007

Citation

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

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