Country Comparison > Unemployment, youth ages 15-24

RankCountryUnemployment, youth ages 15-24 (%)
1Bosnia and Herzegovina62.3
2Kosovo57.7
3French Polynesia56.7
4Namibia56.2
5Kiribati54
6South Africa50.1
7Greece49.8
8Libya48.7
9Macedonia47.3
10Spain44.4
11Gambia, The44.3
12Serbia43.2
13Croatia43
14Gaza Strip40.7
15West Bank40.7
16Italy40.3
17Albania39.8
18Mozambique39.3
19Jamaica37.8
20Montenegro37.7
21Tunisia37.6
22Botswana36
23Syria35.8
24Gabon35.7
25Georgia35.6
26Lesotho34.4
27Saint Vincent and the Grenadines33.8
28Yemen33.7
29Armenia32.5
30Barbados32.4
31Egypt31.3
32Bahamas, The30.8
33Curacao29.7
34Guam29.4
35Jordan29.3
36Bermuda29.3
37Aruba28.9
38Saudi Arabia28.5
39Portugal28
40San Marino28
41Saint Lucia27.5
42Ethiopia26.7
43Puerto Rico26.6
44Slovakia26.5
45Mauritius26.3
46Iran26.1
47Maldives25.4
48Algeria25.2
49France24.6
50Costa Rica23.3
51Indonesia22.6
52Finland22.5
53Uruguay22.5
54Ukraine22.4
55Lebanon22.1
56Belgium22.1
57Romania21.7
58Bulgaria21.6
59Ireland20.9
60Poland20.8
61Sao Tome and Principe20.8
62Sri Lanka20.7
63Sweden20.4
64Sudan20
65Morocco19.9
66Samoa19.1
67Belize18.9
68Fiji18.7
69South Sudan18.5
70Turkey18.5
71Argentina18.3
72Mongolia17.9
73Luxembourg17.4
74Hungary17.3
75Tajikistan16.7
76Colombia16.6
77Zimbabwe16.5
78Suriname16.4
79Slovenia16.3
80Latvia16.3
81Lithuania16.3
82Brazil16.1
83Russia16
84Chile15.4
85Zambia15.2
86Kyrgyzstan15
87Philippines15
88Peru14.7
89Kuwait14.6
90Venezuela14.6
91United Kingdom14.6
92Honduras14.2
93Seychelles14
94Cayman Islands13.8
95Azerbaijan13.4
96New Zealand13.2
97Canada13.1
98Estonia13.1
99Paraguay13
100Moldova12.8
101Senegal12.7
102Australia12.7
103Belarus12.5
104El Salvador12.4
105United Arab Emirates12.1
106Denmark12
107Nicaragua11.9
108Malta11.8
109Ecuador11.8
110Panama11.5
111Netherlands11.3
112Ghana11.2
113Norway11.1
114Mali11.1
115East Timor11.1
116Marshall Islands11
117Dominican Republic10.8
118Bhutan10.7
119India10.7
120Korea, South10.7
121Malaysia10.7
122Vanuatu10.6
123Austria10.6
124United States10.4
125Isle of Man10.1
126Hong Kong9.9
127Bangladesh9.4
128Tanzania9.4
129Pakistan8.6
130Malawi8.6
131Israel8.6
132Trinidad and Tobago8.4
133Switzerland8.4
134Nigeria7.7
135Mexico7.7
136Germany7.2
137Vietnam7
138Bolivia6.9
139Singapore6.6
140Iceland6.5
141Cameroon6.4
142Cuba6.1
143Liberia6
144Bahrain5.3
145Japan5.1
146Guatemala4.8
147Macau4.5
148Rwanda4.4
149Kazakhstan3.9
150Nepal3.5
151Madagascar2.6
152Uganda2.6
153Benin2.4
154Niger2.3
155Guinea1
156Thailand0.9
157Qatar0.6
158Cambodia0.5

Definition: This entry gives the percent of the total labor force ages 15-24 unemployed during a specified year.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2018

See also: Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 map

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