Country Comparison > Unemployment, youth ages 15-24

RankCountryUnemployment, youth ages 15-24 (%)
1French Polynesia56.7
2South Africa53.4
3Kosovo52.4
4Libya48.7
5Swaziland47.1
6West Bank46.9
7Gaza Strip46.9
8Macedonia46.7
9Saint Lucia46.2
10Bosnia and Herzegovina45.8
11Namibia44.9
12Greece43.6
13Angola39.4
14South Sudan38.6
15Spain38.6
16New Caledonia38.4
17Armenia36.3
18Botswana36
19Syria35.8
20Gabon35.7
21Jordan35.6
22Italy34.7
23Tunisia34.7
24Lesotho34.4
25Cape Verde32.5
26Albania31.9
27Samoa31.9
28Montenegro31.7
29Georgia30.5
30Serbia29.7
31Egypt29.6
32Barbados29.6
33Guam29.4
34Bermuda29.3
35Aruba28.9
36Brunei28.9
37Brazil28.5
38Iran28.4
39Croatia27.4
40San Marino27.4
41Monaco26.6
42Puerto Rico26.6
43Nauru26.6
44Bahamas, The25.8
45Algeria25.7
46Iraq25.6
47Ethiopia25.2
48Uruguay24.8
49Yemen24.5
50Saudi Arabia24.2
51Jamaica24.1
52Mauritius24
53Zambia24
54Portugal23.9
55Ukraine23
56Rwanda22.6
57Argentina22.6
58France22.3
59Morocco22.2
60Guyana21.6
61Sri Lanka21
62Sao Tome and Principe20.8
63Tuvalu20.6
64Costa Rica20.6
65Turkey20.5
66Finland20.1
67Sudan20
68Belgium19.3
69Micronesia, Federated States of18.9
70Slovakia18.9
71Colombia18.7
72Romania18.3
73Laos18.2
74Chile18.1
75Mongolia17.9
76Sweden17.9
77Afghanistan17.6
78Kiribati17.1
79Latvia17
80Tajikistan16.7
81Zimbabwe16.5
82Russia16.3
83Maldives15.9
84Indonesia15.6
85Fiji15.4
86Kuwait15.4
87Luxembourg15.4
88Belize15.3
89Ghana15.2
90Mauritania15.2
91Poland14.8
92Kyrgyzstan14.8
93Uganda14.8
94Peru14.7
95Venezuela14.6
96Paraguay14.5
97Ireland14.4
98Cayman Islands13.8
99Oman13.7
100Dominican Republic13.5
101Azerbaijan13.4
102Suriname13.4
103Lithuania13.3
104East Timor13.2
105Gambia, The13.1
106Bulgaria12.9
107Bangladesh12.8
108New Zealand12.7
109Australia12.6
110Nigeria12.4
111Estonia12.1
112United Kingdom12.1
113Malta11.3
114Slovenia11.2
115Canada11.1
116Denmark11
117Marshall Islands11
118Seychelles10.9
119Panama10.8
120Hungary10.7
121Bhutan10.7
122Vanuatu10.6
123Malaysia10.5
124Norway10.4
125Korea, South10.4
126Isle of Man10.1
127India10.1
128El Salvador10.1
129Austria9.8
130Sierra Leone9.4
131Belarus9.3
132Singapore9.1
133Netherlands8.9
134Congo, Democratic Republic of the8.7
135Hong Kong8.7
136United States8.6
137Nicaragua8.5
138Malawi8.5
139Senegal8.1
140Switzerland8.1
141Honduras7.9
142Iceland7.9
143Ecuador7.9
144Czech Republic7.9
145Pakistan7.8
146United Arab Emirates7.7
147Philippines7.5
148Mozambique7.4
149Moldova7.4
150Israel7.3
151Vietnam7.3
152Trinidad and Tobago7.1
153Mexico6.9
154Bolivia6.9
155Germany6.8
156Cameroon6.3
157Cuba6.1
158Benin5.6
159Bahrain5.3
160Macau5.3
161Guatemala5
162Burma4
163Kazakhstan3.9
164Cote d'Ivoire3.9
165Togo3.9
166Tanzania3.9
167Thailand3.7
168Japan3.6
169Papua New Guinea3.6
170Burundi2.9
171Liberia2.3
172Mali2.3
173Solomon Islands1.3
174Cambodia1.1
175Guinea1
176Madagascar1
177Niger0.7
178Qatar0.5

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, 2019

See also: Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 map

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