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Labor > Unemployment > Youth unemployment, both sexes: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of population aged 15-24 that is unemployed. .

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Marshall Islands 63.4% 1999
2 Namibia 58.9% 2008
3 Reunion 58.55% 2011
4 Bosnia and Herzegovina 57.5% 2011
5 Martinique 56.64% 2011
6 Republic of Macedonia 55.3% 2011
7 French Guiana 53.4% 1999
8 Guadeloupe 53.23% 2011
9 South Africa 49.8% 2011
10 Spain 46.4% 2011
11 Serbia 46.1% 2010
12 Guyana 46.05% 2011
13 Solomon Islands 45.9% 1999
14 Armenia 45.5% 2008
15 Swaziland 44.8% 1997
16 Greece 44.4% 2011
17 Cape Verde 41.2% 1990
18 Gabon 41% 1993
19 Saint Lucia 40.8% 2004
20 Palestine 38.8% 2010
21 Montenegro 37% 2011
22 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 36.7% 1991
23 Croatia 36.1% 2011
24 Georgia 35.6% 2011
25 Lesotho 34.4% 2008
=26 Slovakia 33.2% 2011
=26 French Polynesia 33.2% 2002
28 Lithuania 32.9% 2011
29 Grenada 31.5% 1998
30 Tunisia 30.7% 2005
31 Dominican Republic 30.3% 2007
=32 Portugal 30.1% 2011
=32 Jamaica 30.1% 2011
=34 Jordan 29.9% 2011
=34 Puerto Rico 29.9% 2011
36 Ireland 29.4% 2011
=37 Italy 29.1% 2011
=37 Latvia 29.1% 2011
39 Bahrain 28.3% 2004
40 Saudi Arabia 28.2% 2008
41 Albania 27.2% 2009
42 Bulgaria 26.6% 2011
43 Barbados 26.2% 2003
44 Hungary 26.1% 2011
45 Dominica 26% 2001
46 Poland 25.8% 2011
47 Egypt 24.8% 2010
48 Saint Helena 23.8% 1998
49 Romania 23.7% 2011
50 Zambia 23.4% 2005
51 Aruba 23.2% 2007
=52 Colombia 23% 2008
=52 Iran 23% 2008
54 Sweden 22.9% 2011
55 Estonia 22.4% 2011
56 Cyprus 22.3% 2011
=57 Indonesia 22.2% 2009
=57 Maldives 22.2% 2006
=59 France 22.1% 2011
=59 Lebanon 22.1% 2007
61 Mauritius 21.7% 2011
=62 Suriname 21.5% 2004
=62 Algeria 21.5% 2010
64 Seychelles 20.3% 2002
=65 United Kingdom 20% 2011
=65 Mongolia 20% 2003
67 Antigua and Barbuda 19.9% 2001
68 Belize 19.5% 2005
69 Sri Lanka 19.4% 2010
70 Syria 19.2% 2010
=71 Finland 18.9% 2011
=71 The Bahamas 18.9% 2007
=73 Yemen 18.7% 1999
=73 Belgium 18.7% 2011
75 Ukraine 18.6% 2011
76 Turkey 18.4% 2011
77 Czech Republic 18% 2011
=78 Morocco 17.9% 2011
=78 Haiti 17.9% 1999
80 Brazil 17.8% 2009
=81 Venezuela 17.5% 2011
=81 Chile 17.5% 2011
=83 Philippines 17.4% 2009
=83 Uruguay 17.4% 2011
=85 New Zealand 17.3% 2011
=85 United States 17.3% 2011
87 Luxembourg 16.8% 2011
=88 Costa Rica 16.6% 2011
=88 Ghana 16.6% 2000
90 Slovenia 15.7% 2011
91 Russia 15.5% 2011
92 Moldova 14.9% 2011
93 Senegal 14.8% 2006
=94 Azerbaijan 14.7% 2011
=94 Cook Islands 14.7% 1991
=96 Iceland 14.6% 2011
=96 Kyrgyzstan 14.6% 2006
98 Denmark 14.2% 2011
99 Canada 14.1% 2011
100 Malta 13.9% 2011
101 Botswana 13.6% 2000
102 Cayman Islands 13.5% 2008
103 Anguilla 13.3% 2001
104 Fiji 13.1% 1996
105 Paraguay 13% 2011
106 Panama 12.4% 2011
107 Samoa 12.2% 2001
108 United Arab Emirates 12.1% 2008
=109 American Samoa 11.9% 1990
=109 Tonga 11.9% 2003
111 Israel 11.6% 2011
112 El Salvador 11.4% 2007
=113 Malaysia 11.3% 2010
=113 Australia 11.3% 2011
=113 Kuwait 11.3% 2005
116 Bermuda 10.8% 2000
117 Trinidad and Tobago 10.5% 2008
118 India 10.2% 2010
119 Mexico 9.8% 2011
120 South Korea 9.6% 2011
=121 Hong Kong 9.4% 2011
=121 Faeroe Islands 9.4% 2005
=121 Bhutan 9.4% 2011
124 Bangladesh 9.3% 2005
125 Bolivia 9.2% 2002
126 Niue 9% 2001
127 Tanzania 8.8% 2006
=128 Norway 8.6% 2011
=128 Nicaragua 8.6% 2006
130 Germany 8.5% 2011
131 Austria 8.3% 2011
132 Sao Tome and Principe 8.2% 1991
133 Japan 8% 2011
=134 Ethiopia 7.7% 2005
=134 Netherlands 7.7% 2011
=134 Pakistan 7.7% 2008
=134 Switzerland 7.7% 2011
138 Zimbabwe 7.6% 2004
139 British Virgin Islands 7.5% 1991
140 Guatemala 7.1% 2011
141 Honduras 7% 2005
142 Monaco 6.9% 2000
143 Singapore 6.7% 2011
144 Northern Mariana Islands 5.9% 2003
145 Macau 5.8% 2011
146 Uganda 5.4% 2009
147 Papua New Guinea 5.3% 2000
148 Sierra Leone 5.2% 2004
149 Liberia 5.1% 2010
150 Laos 5% 1995
=151 Vietnam 4.6% 2004
=151 Kazakhstan 4.6% 2011
153 Burkina Faso 3.8% 2006
154 Cambodia 3.4% 2008
155 Niger 3.2% 2001
156 Cuba 3.1% 2008
157 Nepal 3% 1999
158 Thailand 2.7% 2011
159 Madagascar 2.3% 2005
160 Qatar 1.3% 2011
161 Benin 0.8% 2002
=162 Rwanda 0.7% 1996
=162 Burundi 0.7% 1990

Citation

"All countries compared for Labor > Unemployment > Youth unemployment, both sexes", United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Unemployment/Youth-unemployment,-both-sexes

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