Belgium - Youth unemployment

Unemployment, youth female (% of female labor force ages 15-24) (national estimate)

Unemployment, youth female (% of female labor force ages 15-24) (national estimate) in Belgium was 18.20 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 33 years was 30.30 in 1984, while its lowest value was 15.20 in 1992.

Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
1983 29.00
1984 30.30
1985 29.80
1986 27.00
1987 28.60
1988 23.40
1989 20.20
1990 19.20
1991 17.10
1992 15.20
1993 19.60
1994 23.40
1995 23.70
1996 24.40
1997 25.70
1998 23.00
1999 22.40
2000 18.20
2001 16.60
2002 15.20
2003 17.50
2004 19.50
2005 22.10
2006 22.60
2007 20.90
2008 18.70
2009 22.50
2010 22.40
2011 18.70
2012 18.90
2013 22.50
2014 22.30
2015 20.00
2016 18.20

Unemployment, youth female (% of female labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)

Unemployment, youth female (% of female labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate) in Belgium was 17.70 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 25.70 in 1997, while its lowest value was 15.10 in 2002.

Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
1991 17.10
1992 15.20
1993 19.60
1994 23.40
1995 23.70
1996 24.40
1997 25.70
1998 23.00
1999 22.50
2000 18.20
2001 16.70
2002 15.10
2003 17.40
2004 19.50
2005 22.00
2006 22.50
2007 20.80
2008 18.70
2009 22.50
2010 22.40
2011 18.80
2012 18.90
2013 22.50
2014 22.30
2015 20.00
2016 18.00
2017 17.70

Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24) (national estimate)

Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24) (national estimate) in Belgium was 21.80 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 33 years was 24.70 in 2013, while its lowest value was 10.10 in 1990.

Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
1983 19.30
1984 20.50
1985 17.70
1986 15.50
1987 14.70
1988 13.00
1989 11.40
1990 10.10
1991 11.00
1992 11.30
1993 17.40
1994 20.60
1995 19.70
1996 17.30
1997 17.60
1998 18.30
1999 22.70
2000 12.90
2001 14.30
2002 16.00
2003 20.10
2004 15.80
2005 21.00
2006 18.80
2007 17.10
2008 17.40
2009 21.50
2010 22.40
2011 18.70
2012 20.40
2013 24.70
2014 24.00
2015 23.80
2016 21.80

Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)

Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate) in Belgium was 20.50 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 24.70 in 2013, while its lowest value was 11.00 in 1991.

Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
1991 11.00
1992 11.30
1993 17.40
1994 20.60
1995 19.70
1996 17.30
1997 17.60
1998 18.30
1999 22.70
2000 12.90
2001 14.40
2002 16.00
2003 20.00
2004 15.70
2005 21.00
2006 18.70
2007 17.00
2008 17.30
2009 21.50
2010 22.40
2011 18.70
2012 20.50
2013 24.70
2014 24.00
2015 23.80
2016 21.60
2017 20.50

Unemployment, youth total (% of total labor force ages 15-24) (national estimate)

Unemployment, youth total (% of total labor force ages 15-24) (national estimate) in Belgium was 20.10 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 33 years was 25.20 in 1984, while its lowest value was 13.20 in 1992.

Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
1983 23.90
1984 25.20
1985 23.50
1986 21.10
1987 21.40
1988 18.10
1989 15.50
1990 14.50
1991 14.00
1992 13.20
1993 18.50
1994 21.80
1995 21.50
1996 20.50
1997 21.30
1998 20.40
1999 22.60
2000 15.20
2001 15.30
2002 15.60
2003 19.00
2004 17.50
2005 21.50
2006 20.50
2007 18.80
2008 18.00
2009 21.90
2010 22.40
2011 18.70
2012 19.80
2013 23.70
2014 23.20
2015 22.10
2016 20.10

Unemployment, youth total (% of total labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)

Unemployment, youth total (% of total labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate) in Belgium was 19.20 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 23.70 in 2013, while its lowest value was 13.20 in 1992.

Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

See also:

Year Value
1991 13.90
1992 13.20
1993 18.40
1994 21.90
1995 21.60
1996 20.50
1997 21.20
1998 20.40
1999 22.60
2000 15.30
2001 15.40
2002 15.60
2003 18.90
2004 17.40
2005 21.50
2006 20.40
2007 18.80
2008 17.90
2009 21.90
2010 22.40
2011 18.80
2012 19.80
2013 23.70
2014 23.20
2015 22.10
2016 20.00
2017 19.20

Share of youth not in education, employment or training, female (% of female youth population)

Share of youth not in education, employment or training, female (% of female youth population) in Belgium was 9.70 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 13.60 in 2005, while its lowest value was 8.80 in 2004.

Definition: Share of youth not in education, employment or training (NEET) is the proportion of young people who are not in education, employment, or training to the population of the corresponding age group: youth (ages 15 to 24); persons ages 15 to 29; or both age groups.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

See also:

Year Value
2004 8.80
2005 13.60
2006 12.30
2007 12.20
2008 11.10
2009 11.70
2010 11.00
2011 12.00
2012 12.20
2013 12.10
2014 11.50
2015 11.80
2016 9.70

Share of youth not in education, employment or training, male (% of male youth population)

Share of youth not in education, employment or training, male (% of male youth population) in Belgium was 10.00 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 13.20 in 2013, while its lowest value was 8.30 in 2004.

Definition: Share of youth not in education, employment or training (NEET) is the proportion of young people who are not in education, employment, or training to the population of the corresponding age group: youth (ages 15 to 24); persons ages 15 to 29; or both age groups.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

See also:

Year Value
2004 8.30
2005 12.50
2006 10.20
2007 10.20
2008 9.20
2009 10.50
2010 10.80
2011 11.60
2012 12.50
2013 13.20
2014 12.60
2015 12.50
2016 10.00

Share of youth not in education, employment or training, total (% of youth population)

Share of youth not in education, employment or training, total (% of youth population) in Belgium was 9.90 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 13.00 in 2005, while its lowest value was 8.60 in 2004.

Definition: Share of youth not in education, employment or training (NEET) is the proportion of young people who are not in education, employment, or training to the population of the corresponding age group: youth (ages 15 to 24); persons ages 15 to 29; or both age groups.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

See also:

Year Value
2004 8.60
2005 13.00
2006 11.20
2007 11.20
2008 10.10
2009 11.10
2010 10.90
2011 11.80
2012 12.30
2013 12.70
2014 12.00
2015 12.20
2016 9.90

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Unemployment