South Africa - Tertiary Education Unemployment Rate

Since 2014, South Africa Tertiary Education Unemployment Rate rose 3.9points year on year. With 6.43 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64 in 2019, the country was ranked number 5 comparing other countries in Tertiary Education Unemployment Rate. South Africa is overtaken by Spain, which was ranked number 4 with 8.7 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64 and is followed by Brazil at 6.3 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64. Greece lead the ranking with 14.84 Percent of Persons Aged 25-64 in 2019, a growth of 8.5points versus 2018. Brazil witnessed the best average annual growth at +12.6points per year, while Poland recorded the worst performance at -16.1points per year.

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Date Percent of Persons Aged 25-64
2019 6.43
2018 6.21
2017 6.15
2016 5.77
2015 5.06
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How does South Africa rank in Tertiary Education Unemployment Rate?

# 43 Countries Percent of Persons Aged 25-64 Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Greece
14.84 % 2019 +8.5 % -4.9 % View data
2 #2
Turkey
10.02 % 2019 +1.8 % +4.1 % View data
4 #4
Spain
8.70 % 2019 +3.3 % -8.8 % View data
5 #5
South Africa
6.43 % 2019 +3.5 % +3.9 % View data
6 #6
Brazil
6.30 % 2019 +3.9 % +12.6 % View data
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