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

Definition: The percentage of the labor force with a basic level of education who are unemployed. Basic education comprises primary education or lower secondary education according to the International Standard Classification of Education 2011 (ISCED 2011).

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

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 Mozambique 42.80 2012
2 South Africa 36.60 2016
3 Montenegro 35.00 2012
4 Slovak Republic 32.10 2016
5 Namibia 31.10 2016
5 Spain 31.10 2016
7 Ethiopia 29.60 2012
7 Greece 29.60 2016
9 Yemen 28.70 2014
10 Belize 28.40 2012
11 Congo 27.20 2005
12 Macedonia 26.10 2016
13 Botswana 24.70 2010
14 Bulgaria 22.50 2016
15 Lithuania 22.20 2016
16 Algeria 21.70 2004
17 Finland 20.80 2016
18 Czech Republic 20.60 2016
19 Sweden 20.00 2016
20 Angola 19.70 2011
21 Latvia 19.60 2016
21 Kyrgyz Republic 19.60 2013
23 Croatia 17.70 2016
24 Oman 17.60 1996
25 Italy 17.30 2016
26 France 17.00 2016
27 The Gambia 16.40 2012
28 Brazil 16.20 2016
29 Belgium 15.50 2016
30 Tunisia 15.40 2012
31 Serbia 14.90 2016
32 Slovenia 14.80 2016
33 Poland 14.00 2016
34 Canada 13.90 2016
35 Estonia 13.80 2016
36 Russia 13.60 2015
37 Lebanon 13.50 2007
38 Mauritius 13.20 2007
39 Costa Rica 13.00 2015
40 Kenya 12.80 1999
40 Timor-Leste 12.80 2013
42 Cyprus 12.70 2016
43 Hungary 12.50 2016
44 Morocco 12.40 2012
45 Samoa 11.90 2012
46 Uruguay 11.80 2016
47 Portugal 11.70 2016
48 Albania 11.50 2015
49 Ireland 11.40 2016
50 Guinea 11.30 2002
51 Turkey 11.20 2016
52 Israel 11.00 2013
53 Austria 10.80 2016
54 Netherlands 10.70 2016
55 Malta 10.50 2016
56 Argentina 10.20 2014
56 Denmark 10.20 2016
58 Luxembourg 10.00 2016
58 New Zealand 10.00 2013
60 Brunei 9.50 2014
61 Dominican Republic 9.30 2014
62 Armenia 9.00 2015
62 Bosnia and Herzegovina 9.00 2016
64 Switzerland 8.90 2016
65 Malawi 8.80 2013
66 Colombia 8.70 2016
66 Germany 8.70 2016
68 Norway 8.50 2016
68 Kazakhstan 8.50 2013
70 Burkina Faso 8.40 2014
71 Iran 8.30 2016
72 Azerbaijan 8.00 2012
72 Egypt 8.00 2016
72 Ukraine 8.00 2015
72 Australia 8.00 2013
76 United Kingdom 7.60 2016
76 San Marino 7.60 2016
76 Palau 7.60 2000
79 Côte d'Ivoire 7.40 2016
80 Paraguay 7.00 2016
81 Chile 6.90 2016
82 Venezuela 6.60 2012
82 Mali 6.60 2014
84 Tanzania 6.50 2014
84 Senegal 6.50 2015
86 Uganda 6.20 2012
87 Cayman Islands 6.10 2015
87 Sierra Leone 6.10 2014
89 Bangladesh 5.90 2016
90 Romania 5.80 2016
91 Comoros 5.70 2004
92 The Bahamas 5.50 1994
93 Nicaragua 5.30 2014
94 Peru 5.10 2016
95 Honduras 5.00 2016
96 Iceland 4.70 2016
97 Guatemala 4.60 2016
98 Sri Lanka 4.50 2014
99 Philippines 4.30 2016
100 India 4.20 2012
101 Cuba 4.10 2010
102 Bolivia 4.00 2015
102 Pakistan 4.00 2015
102 United Arab Emirates 4.00 2005
105 Ecuador 3.60 2016
105 Liberia 3.60 2010
105 Mexico 3.60 2016
108 Bhutan 3.50 2013
108 Benin 3.50 2011
110 Japan 3.40 1997
111 Hong Kong SAR, China 3.30 2015
112 Mongolia 3.20 2016
113 Singapore 3.00 2015
114 Togo 2.80 2011
114 Ghana 2.80 2013
116 Moldova 2.70 2016
117 Malaysia 2.50 2016
118 Georgia 2.40 2016
119 El Salvador 2.30 2016
120 Indonesia 2.10 2016
121 Panama 1.90 2012
121 Korea 1.90 2015
121 Barbados 1.90 2003
124 Saudi Arabia 1.70 2014
125 Macao SAR, China 1.60 2016
126 Cambodia 1.40 2012
127 Rwanda 1.20 2014
128 Vietnam 1.10 2014
128 Nepal 1.10 2008
130 Myanmar 0.80 2015
130 Papua New Guinea 0.80 2010
132 Madagascar 0.60 2012
132 Lao PDR 0.60 2010
134 Niger 0.50 2011
134 Qatar 0.50 2013
136 Thailand 0.40 2015

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual