Unemployment with advanced education (% of total labor force with advanced education) - Country Ranking

Definition: The percentage of the labor force with an advanced level of education who are unemployed. Advanced education comprises short-cycle tertiary education, a bachelor’s degree or equivalent education level, a master’s degree or equivalent education level, or doctoral degree or equivalent education level according to the International Standard Classification of Education 2011 (ISCED 2011).

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in December 2019.

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Rank Country Value Year
1 Sudan 35.18 2011
2 Morocco 30.28 2003
3 Tunisia 26.84 2015
4 Haiti 26.80 2012
5 Algeria 22.83 2004
6 Egypt 20.75 2017
7 Iran 19.96 2016
8 Congo 19.22 2005
9 Albania 19.10 2015
10 Mali 18.52 2016
11 Bhutan 18.27 2013
12 Rwanda 18.14 2018
13 Senegal 17.83 2015
14 North Macedonia 17.82 2018
15 Armenia 17.82 2017
16 Afghanistan 15.46 2017
17 Guinea 15.28 2002
18 India 15.26 2018
19 Burundi 14.83 2014
20 Yemen 14.79 2014
21 Greece 14.22 2018
22 Malawi 14.15 2017
23 Mauritania 13.87 2012
24 Nigeria 13.69 2016
25 Cameroon 13.30 2014
26 Bosnia and Herzegovina 13.27 2019
27 Georgia 12.89 2018
28 Angola 12.64 2011
29 Côte d'Ivoire 12.39 2017
30 Turkey 12.19 2018
31 Comoros 12.19 2014
32 Namibia 12.18 2018
33 Benin 12.10 2011
34 South Africa 12.03 2018
35 Dem. Rep. Congo 11.92 2012
36 Sierra Leone 11.52 2014
37 Burkina Faso 11.49 2014
38 Eswatini 11.34 2016
39 Colombia 11.21 2018
40 Lebanon 11.05 2007
41 Serbia 10.82 2018
42 Bangladesh 10.74 2017
43 Saudi Arabia 10.65 2014
44 Montenegro 10.29 2018
45 Spain 8.91 2018
46 Iraq 8.86 2012
47 Nepal 8.46 2017
48 Madagascar 8.45 2015
49 Togo 8.23 2015
50 San Marino 8.21 2016
51 Liberia 8.09 2016
52 Venezuela 7.95 2012
53 Kenya 7.82 2016
54 Ukraine 7.70 2018
55 Samoa 7.67 2017
56 Honduras 7.65 2018
57 Cyprus 7.58 2018
58 Philippines 7.51 2016
59 Brunei 7.48 2017
60 Kyrgyz Republic 7.47 2013
61 Mozambique 7.33 2015
62 Niger 7.29 2014
63 The Bahamas 7.24 1994
64 Pakistan 7.15 2018
65 Nicaragua 7.10 2014
66 Mauritius 7.03 2018
67 Zambia 7.03 2017
68 Chile 7.02 2018
69 Lao PDR 6.90 2017
70 Botswana 6.90 2010
71 Brazil 6.86 2018
72 Zimbabwe 6.72 2011
73 Sri Lanka 6.22 2016
74 Cabo Verde 6.19 2018
75 Timor-Leste 6.14 2016
76 Croatia 6.03 2018
77 Bolivia 6.01 2018
78 Italy 5.92 2018
79 Azerbaijan 5.79 2012
80 Mongolia 5.69 2018
81 Tajikistan 5.51 2009
82 Indonesia 5.50 2018
83 Ethiopia 5.48 2013
84 France 5.42 2018
85 Portugal 5.38 2018
86 Costa Rica 5.33 2018
87 Ecuador 5.28 2018
88 Uganda 5.22 2017
88 Barbados 5.22 2003
90 Guyana 5.20 2017
91 Dominican Republic 5.14 2017
92 Fiji 5.02 2016
93 Tanzania 5.00 2014
94 El Salvador 4.98 2018
95 Peru 4.81 2018
96 Russia 4.79 2018
97 Canada 4.62 2018
98 Ghana 4.56 2017
99 Luxembourg 4.25 2018
100 Finland 4.18 2018
101 Mexico 4.15 2018
102 Singapore 4.12 2017
103 Korea 4.12 2018
104 Denmark 4.05 2018
105 Malaysia 4.05 2016
106 New Zealand 3.97 2013
107 Belize 3.90 2017
108 Ireland 3.81 2018
109 Belarus 3.68 2016
110 Latvia 3.66 2018
111 Argentina 3.64 2018
112 Slovenia 3.62 2018
113 Sweden 3.58 2018
114 Estonia 3.56 2018
115 Kazakhstan 3.49 2017
116 Switzerland 3.48 2018
117 Belgium 3.45 2018
118 Australia 3.42 2013
119 United Arab Emirates 3.33 2018
120 Austria 3.22 2018
121 Panama 3.21 2018
122 Moldova 3.11 2018
123 Slovak Republic 3.08 2018
124 Uruguay 3.01 2018
125 Israel 2.92 2016
126 Guatemala 2.91 2017
127 Vietnam 2.88 2018
128 Lithuania 2.80 2018
129 Paraguay 2.76 2017
130 Seychelles 2.54 2018
131 Cayman Islands 2.52 2015
132 United Kingdom 2.51 2018
133 Netherlands 2.47 2018
134 Bahrain 2.46 2012
135 United States 2.45 2018
136 Tuvalu 2.45 2016
137 Hong Kong SAR, China 2.42 2016
138 Papua New Guinea 2.38 2010
139 Trinidad and Tobago 2.35 2016
140 Norway 2.32 2018
141 Bulgaria 2.31 2018
142 Japan 2.30 2018
143 Myanmar 2.29 2018
144 Kiribati 2.22 2015
145 Romania 2.14 2018
146 Oman 2.08 1996
147 Poland 2.01 2018
148 Malta 1.90 2018
149 Germany 1.87 2018
150 Iceland 1.86 2018
151 Thailand 1.58 2018
152 Macao SAR, China 1.49 2016
153 Hungary 1.46 2018
154 Cuba 1.45 2010
155 Czech Republic 1.19 2018
156 Cambodia 0.91 2016
157 Palau 0.62 2014
158 Qatar 0.57 2013
159 Solomon Islands 0.46 2013
160 The Gambia 0.05 2012

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual