Pakistan - 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 Pakistan was 6.78 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 30 years was 29.22 in 2000, while its lowest value was 0.50 in 2007.

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 December 2019.

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Year Value
1988 1.29
1990 1.31
1991 21.77
1992 15.27
1993 10.84
1994 9.99
1995 18.15
1997 20.95
1998 18.47
2000 29.22
2002 20.56
2004 14.88
2006 0.60
2007 0.50
2008 1.26
2009 0.64
2010 1.08
2011 1.34
2013 5.40
2014 3.87
2015 9.43
2018 6.78

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 Pakistan was 8.20 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 9.71 in 2015, while its lowest value was 0.50 in 2007.

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 December 2019.

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Year Value
1991 0.52
1992 0.56
1993 0.60
1994 0.59
1995 0.65
1996 0.66
1997 0.63
1998 0.59
1999 0.70
2000 0.73
2001 0.66
2002 0.63
2003 0.65
2004 0.66
2005 0.67
2006 0.60
2007 0.50
2008 1.29
2009 0.65
2010 1.08
2011 1.36
2012 3.01
2013 5.46
2014 4.00
2015 9.71
2016 9.47
2017 8.89
2018 8.30
2019 8.20

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 Pakistan was 8.16 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 30 years was 12.00 in 2002, while its lowest value was 0.90 in 2007.

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 December 2019.

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Year Value
1988 5.84
1990 5.66
1991 7.85
1992 7.31
1993 6.47
1994 6.93
1995 7.58
1997 7.87
1998 8.77
2000 11.12
2002 12.00
2004 10.98
2006 1.02
2007 0.90
2008 0.91
2009 1.19
2010 1.34
2011 1.81
2013 6.05
2014 4.03
2015 5.65
2018 8.16

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 Pakistan was 5.32 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 6.30 in 2013, while its lowest value was 0.91 in 2007.

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 December 2019.

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Year Value
1991 1.03
1992 1.03
1993 1.16
1994 1.17
1995 1.19
1996 1.20
1997 1.26
1998 1.23
1999 1.28
2000 1.23
2001 1.23
2002 1.27
2003 1.25
2004 1.18
2005 1.11
2006 1.03
2007 0.91
2008 0.94
2009 1.22
2010 1.38
2011 1.87
2012 3.66
2013 6.30
2014 4.20
2015 5.88
2016 5.71
2017 5.32
2018 5.34
2019 5.32

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 Pakistan was 7.85 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 30 years was 13.41 in 2002, while its lowest value was 0.82 in 2007.

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 December 2019.

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Year Value
1988 5.29
1990 5.14
1991 10.06
1992 8.58
1993 7.15
1994 7.42
1995 8.95
1997 9.98
1998 10.45
2000 13.34
2002 13.41
2004 11.69
2006 0.94
2007 0.82
2008 0.98
2009 1.07
2010 1.28
2011 1.70
2013 5.90
2014 3.99
2015 6.61
2018 7.85

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 Pakistan was 6.01 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 28 years was 6.80 in 2015, while its lowest value was 0.83 in 2007.

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 December 2019.

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Year Value
1991 0.95
1992 0.96
1993 1.07
1994 1.08
1995 1.12
1996 1.12
1997 1.16
1998 1.12
1999 1.19
2000 1.17
2001 1.15
2002 1.16
2003 1.15
2004 1.09
2005 1.03
2006 0.95
2007 0.83
2008 1.01
2009 1.10
2010 1.31
2011 1.75
2012 3.52
2013 6.11
2014 4.15
2015 6.80
2016 6.60
2017 6.16
2018 6.04
2019 6.01

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 Pakistan was 54.94 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 64.24 in 2006, while its lowest value was 53.63 in 2015.

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 December 2019.

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Year Value
2006 64.24
2007 62.73
2008 60.43
2009 57.50
2010 56.92
2011 56.71
2013 55.52
2014 54.78
2015 53.63
2018 54.94

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 Pakistan was 7.55 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 9.17 in 2006, while its lowest value was 7.27 in 2009.

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 December 2019.

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Year Value
2006 9.17
2007 8.03
2008 7.64
2009 7.27
2010 7.61
2011 8.30
2013 8.09
2014 7.55
2015 7.41
2018 7.55

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 Pakistan was 30.96 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 36.17 in 2006, while its lowest value was 30.41 in 2015.

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 December 2019.

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Year Value
2006 36.17
2007 34.91
2008 33.33
2009 31.47
2010 31.10
2011 32.00
2013 31.01
2014 30.91
2015 30.41
2018 30.96

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Unemployment