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Unemployment, youth ages 15-24

Unemployment, youth ages 15-24

This entry gives the percent of the total labor force ages 15-24 unemployed during a specified year.

RankCountry(%)Date of Information
1Kosovo73.02009
2Namibia58.92008
3Bosnia and Herzegovina57.52011
4Macedonia55.32011
5South Africa49.82011
6Spain46.42011
7Serbia46.12010
8Guyana46.12011
9Armenia45.52008
10Greece44.42011
11Saint Lucia40.82004
12West Bank38.82010
13Gaza Strip38.82010
14Montenegro37.02011
15Croatia36.12011
16Georgia35.62011
17Lesotho34.42008
18French Polynesia33.22002
19Slovakia33.22011
20Lithuania32.92011
21Tunisia30.72005
22Dominican Republic30.32007
23Portugal30.12011
24Jamaica30.12011
25Puerto Rico29.92011
26Jordan29.92011
27Ireland29.42011
28Italy29.12011
29Latvia29.12011
30Poland28.92011
31Bahrain28.32004
32Saudi Arabia28.22008
33Albania27.22009
34Bulgaria26.62011
35Barbados26.22003
36Hungary26.12011
37Dominica26.02001
38Ethiopia24.92006
39Egypt24.82010
40Romania23.72011
41Zambia23.42005
42Aruba23.22007
43Colombia23.02008
44Iran23.02008
45Sweden22.92011
46Estonia22.42011
47Cyprus22.32011
48Indonesia22.22009
49Maldives22.22006
50France22.12011
51Lebanon22.12007
52Mauritius21.72011
53Suriname21.52004
54Algeria21.52010
55Czech Republic21.32012
56Seychelles20.32002
57Mongolia20.02003
58United Kingdom20.02011
59Antigua and Barbuda19.92001
60Belize19.52005
61Sri Lanka19.42010
62Syria19.22010
63Bahamas, The18.92007
64Finland18.92011
65Belgium18.72011
66Argentina18.72011
67Ukraine18.62011
68Turkey18.42011
69Morocco17.92011
70Brazil17.82009
71Paraguay17.82011
72Venezuela17.52011
73Chile17.52011
74Philippines17.42009
75Uruguay17.42011
76United States17.32011
77New Zealand17.32011
78Luxembourg16.82011
79Costa Rica16.62011
80Ghana16.62000
81Peru16.22011
82Slovenia15.72011
83Russia15.52011
84Moldova14.92011
85Senegal14.82006
86Azerbaijan14.72011
87Panama14.62011
88Iceland14.62011
89Kyrgyzstan14.62006
90Denmark14.22011
91Ecuador14.12009
92Canada14.12011
93Malta13.92011
94Botswana13.62000
95Cayman Islands13.52008
96Samoa12.22001
97United Arab Emirates12.12008
98Tonga11.92003
99Israel11.62011
100El Salvador11.42007
101Australia11.32011
102Kuwait11.32005
103Malaysia11.32010
104Bermuda10.82000
105Trinidad and Tobago10.52008
106India10.22010
107Mexico9.82011
108Korea, South9.62011
109Bhutan9.42011
110Hong Kong9.42011
111Faroe Islands9.42005
112Bangladesh9.32005
113Bolivia9.22002
114Tanzania8.82006
115Nicaragua8.62006
116Norway8.62011
117Germany8.52011
118Austria8.32011
119Japan8.02011
120Switzerland7.72011
121Pakistan7.72008
122Netherlands7.72011
123Zimbabwe7.62004
124Isle of Man7.22006
125Guatemala7.12011
126Honduras7.02005
127Monaco6.92000
128Singapore6.72011
129Northern Mariana Islands5.92003
130Macau5.82011
131Uganda5.42009
132Sierra Leone5.22004
133Liberia5.12010
134Kazakhstan4.62011
135Vietnam4.62004
136Burkina Faso3.82006
137Cambodia3.42008
138Niger3.22001
139Cuba3.12008
140Thailand2.72011
141Madagascar2.32005
142Qatar1.32011
143Benin0.82002