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 December 2019.

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

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Rank Country Value Year
1 South Africa 32.66 2018
2 Slovak Republic 29.78 2018
3 Malawi 29.60 2017
4 Eswatini 25.39 2016
5 Algeria 23.62 2004
6 Congo 23.50 2005
7 North Macedonia 23.33 2018
8 Greece 21.82 2018
9 Spain 21.56 2018
10 Botswana 21.03 2010
11 Montenegro 20.32 2018
12 Sweden 19.05 2018
13 Sudan 18.56 2011
14 Haiti 18.04 2012
15 Namibia 17.50 2018
16 Mauritania 17.46 2012
17 Armenia 17.40 2017
18 Lithuania 17.13 2018
19 Latvia 16.11 2018
20 France 16.08 2018
21 Finland 15.87 2018
22 Bosnia and Herzegovina 15.01 2019
23 Bulgaria 15.00 2018
24 Kyrgyz Republic 14.98 2013
25 Brazil 14.65 2018
26 Samoa 14.57 2017
27 Angola 14.50 2011
28 Italy 14.47 2018
29 Rwanda 14.16 2018
30 Albania 13.79 2015
31 Belarus 13.39 2016
32 Nauru 13.05 2013
33 Yemen 12.75 2014
34 Russia 12.69 2018
35 Belgium 12.36 2018
36 Afghanistan 12.28 2017
37 Serbia 12.27 2018
38 The Gambia 11.90 2012
39 Canada 11.85 2018
40 Guyana 11.83 2017
41 Zambia 11.44 2017
42 Austria 11.31 2018
43 Croatia 11.30 2018
44 Argentina 11.08 2018
45 Lao PDR 11.02 2017
46 Uganda 10.99 2017
47 Czech Republic 10.64 2018
48 Guinea 10.62 2002
49 Georgia 10.49 2018
50 Brunei 10.44 2017
51 Nepal 10.44 2017
52 Morocco 10.32 2012
53 Ukraine 10.31 2018
54 Estonia 10.29 2018
55 Hungary 10.25 2018
56 Costa Rica 10.20 2018
57 Oman 10.09 1996
58 Turkey 10.01 2018
59 Uruguay 9.87 2018
60 Poland 9.85 2018
61 Ireland 9.71 2018
62 Israel 9.57 2016
63 Cyprus 9.57 2018
64 Azerbaijan 9.54 2012
65 New Zealand 9.44 2013
66 Kiribati 9.32 2015
67 Comoros 9.30 2014
68 Cabo Verde 9.25 2018
69 Iran 8.95 2016
70 Tunisia 8.85 2015
71 Germany 8.79 2018
72 Lebanon 8.76 2007
73 Australia 8.63 2013
74 Slovenia 8.41 2018
75 Senegal 8.40 2015
76 Luxembourg 8.37 2018
77 Norway 8.30 2018
78 Switzerland 8.07 2018
79 Tuvalu 8.07 2016
80 Denmark 7.96 2018
81 Iraq 7.46 2012
82 Portugal 7.15 2018
83 Chile 6.89 2018
84 Egypt 6.84 2017
85 Kazakhstan 6.70 2017
86 Colombia 6.66 2018
87 Belize 6.55 2017
88 Sierra Leone 6.50 2014
89 Palau 6.49 2000
90 Netherlands 6.44 2018
91 Togo 6.34 2014
92 Nigeria 6.33 2016
93 United Kingdom 6.31 2018
94 Mozambique 6.15 2015
95 Venezuela 6.09 2012
96 Burkina Faso 6.02 2014
97 United States 5.87 2018
98 The Bahamas 5.87 1994
99 Cayman Islands 5.72 2015
100 Romania 5.56 2018
101 Tajikistan 5.42 2009
102 Dominican Republic 5.37 2017
103 Honduras 5.33 2018
104 Malta 5.30 2018
105 Zimbabwe 5.27 2011
106 Paraguay 4.99 2017
107 Tanzania 4.96 2014
108 Peru 4.72 2018
109 Nicaragua 4.66 2014
110 Iceland 4.53 2018
111 San Marino 4.46 2016
111 Philippines 4.46 2016
113 Timor-Leste 4.35 2016
114 India 4.18 2018
115 Trinidad and Tobago 3.93 2016
116 Mauritius 3.87 2018
117 Hong Kong SAR, China 3.87 2016
118 Pakistan 3.86 2018
119 El Salvador 3.75 2018
120 Singapore 3.53 2017
121 Ghana 3.46 2017
122 Bangladesh 3.45 2017
123 Panama 3.21 2018
124 Ethiopia 3.20 2013
125 Burundi 3.17 2014
126 Indonesia 3.07 2018
127 Sri Lanka 3.06 2016
128 Guatemala 3.06 2017
129 Mexico 3.02 2018
130 Korea 2.99 2018
131 Cuba 2.97 2010
132 Mongolia 2.95 2018
133 Liberia 2.77 2016
134 Moldova 2.75 2018
135 Cameroon 2.58 2014
136 Fiji 2.58 2016
137 Bolivia 2.51 2018
138 Benin 2.46 2011
139 Bhutan 2.33 2013
140 Seychelles 2.30 2017
141 Macao SAR, China 2.28 2016
142 Côte d'Ivoire 2.24 2017
143 Mali 2.12 2016
144 Malaysia 2.07 2016
145 Dem. Rep. Congo 2.07 2012
146 Ecuador 2.02 2018
147 Barbados 1.93 2003
148 Papua New Guinea 1.63 2010
149 Vietnam 1.61 2018
150 Kenya 1.59 2016
151 Niger 1.55 2014
152 Bahrain 1.50 2012
153 United Arab Emirates 1.21 2018
154 Saudi Arabia 1.17 2014
155 Madagascar 1.14 2015
156 Thailand 0.61 2018
157 Myanmar 0.58 2018
158 Cambodia 0.57 2016
159 Solomon Islands 0.52 2013
160 Qatar 0.12 2013

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual