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


Country Comparison to the World

CountryUNEMPLOYMENT, YOUTH AGES 15-24(%)
Albania total: 39.8%
male: 39.3%
female: 40.8% (2015 est.)
Algeria total: 25.2%
male: 22.1%
female: 41.5% (2014 est.)
Angola total: 16.7%
male: 16.8%
female: 16.6% (2011 est.)
Argentina total: 18.3%
male: 15.6%
female: 22.8% (2014 est.)
Armenia total: 36.3%
male: 29.5%
female: 45.7% (2016 est.)
Aruba total: 28.9%
male: 29.9%
female: 27.5% (2010 est.)
Australia total: 12.6%
male: 13.7%
female: 11.5% (2017 est.)
Austria total: 11.3%
male: 12.1%
female: 10.2% (2016 est.)
Azerbaijan total: 13.4%
male: 11.4%
female: 15.8% (2015 est.)
Bahamas, The total: 30.8%
male: 29.6%
female: 32.2% (2012 est.)
Bahrain total: 5.3%
male: 2.6%
female: 12.2% (2012 est.)
Bangladesh total: 11.4%
male: 10.1%
female: 14.1% (2016 est.)
Barbados total: 29.6%
male: 27.9%
female: 31.5% (2016 est.)
Belarus total: 10.7%
male: 12.6%
female: 8.5% (2016 est.)
Belgium total: 20.1%
male: 21.8%
female: 18.2% (2016 est.)
Belize total: 17.7%
male: 11%
female: 28.4% (2016 est.)
Benin total: 5.6%
male: 5.2%
female: 5.9% (2011 est.)
Bermuda total: 29.3%
male: 29.7%
female: 29% (2014 est.)
Bhutan total: 10.7%
male: 8.2%
female: 12.7% (2015 est.)
Bolivia total: 6.9%
male: 5.8%
female: 8.6% (2015 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina total: 62.3%
male: 43.5%
female: 62.3% (2015 est.)
Botswana total: 36%
male: 29.6%
female: 43.5% (2010 est.)
Brazil total: 30.2%
male: 26.5%
female: 35% (2017 est.)
Brunei total: 25.4%
male: 23.5%
female: 28.1% (2014 est.)
Bulgaria total: 17.2%
male: 17.4%
female: 16.9% (2016 est.)
Burkina Faso total: 8.7%
male: 5.3%
female: 12.6%
Burma total: 1.6%
male: 1.4%
female: 1.8% (2015 est.)
Burundi total: 2.9%
male: 4.4%
female: 2% (2014 est.)
Cambodia total: 1.6%
male: 1.8%
female: 1.4% (2012 est.)
Cameroon total: 10.6%
male: 9%
female: 12.7% (2014 est.)
Canada total: 11.6%
male: 13.3%
female: 9.9% (2017 est.)
Cayman Islands total: 13.8%
male: 16.4%
female: 11.4% (2015 est.)
Chile total: 17.2%
male: 16.1%
female: 18.8% (2017 est.)
Colombia total: 17.5%
male: 13.7%
female: 22.7% (2016 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the total: 8.7%
male: 11.3%
female: 6.8% (2012 est.)
Costa Rica total: 20.6%
male: 17.6%
female: 25.9% (2017 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire total: 3.9%
male: 2.8%
female: 5.1% (2016 est.)
Croatia total: 31.3%
male: 31.2%
female: 31.3% (2016 est.)
Cuba total: 6.1%
male: 6.4%
female: 5.6% (2010 est.)
Curacao total: 29.7%
male: NA
female: NA (2015 est.)
Cyprus total: 29.1%
male: 25.8%
female: 31.8% (2016 est.)
Czechia total: 10.5%
male: 9.9%
female: 11.4% (2016 est.)
Denmark total: 12%
male: 13.1%
female: 10.9% (2016 est.)
Dominican Republic total: 13.4%
male: 8.5%
female: 21.7% (2016 est.)
Ecuador total: 8.4%
male: 6.6%
female: 11.4% (2017 est.)
Egypt total: 30.8%
male: 27.2%
female: 38.5% (2016 est.)
El Salvador total: 9.8%
male: 9.6%
female: 10.1% (2016)
Estonia total: 13.4%
male: 15.8%
female: 10.6% (2016 est.)
Ethiopia total: 25.2%
male: 17.1%
female: 30.9% (2016 est.)
European Union total: 21%
male: 21.3%
female: 20.8% (2016 est.)
Fiji total: 15.4%
male: 11.9%
female: 22.4% (2016 est.)
Finland total: 20.1%
male: 21.8%
female: 18.6% (2016 est.)
France total: 24.6%
male: 25.1%
female: 24.1% (2016 est.)
French Polynesia total: 56.7%
male: 54.5%
female: 59.7% (2012 est.)
Gabon total: 35.7%
male: 30.5%
female: 41.9% (2010 est.)
Gambia, The total: 13.1%
male: 9.1%
female: 17.2% (2012 est.)
Gaza Strip total: 40.7%
male: 36.4%
female: 60.8%
note: includes the West Bank (2015 est.)
Georgia total: 30.5%
male: 31.2%
female: 28.9% (2016 est.)
Germany total: 7.1%
male: 7.8%
female: 6.1% (2016 est.)
Ghana total: 15.2%
male: 15.8%
female: 14.6% (2015 est.)
Greece total: 47.3%
male: 44.3%
female: 50.7% (2016 est.)
Guam total: 29.4%
male: 29.7%
female: 28.9% (2011 est.)
Guatemala total: 6.1%
male: 4.6%
female: 9.1% (2016 est.)
Guinea total: 1%
male: 1.5%
female: 0.6% (2012 est.)
Guyana total: 21.6%
male: 17.3%
female: 28% (2017 est.)
Honduras total: 8.5%
male: 6.1%
female: 13.1% (2016 est.)
Hong Kong total: 9.8%
male: 11%
female: 8.6% (2016 est.)
Hungary total: 12.9%
male: 12.9%
female: 12.9% (2016 est.)
Iceland total: 6.5%
male: 6.7%
female: 6.3% (2016 est.)
India total: 10.1%
male: 9.5%
female: 12% (2012 est.)
Indonesia total: 13.4%
male: 13.5%
female: 13.3% (2017 est.)
Iran total: 29.2%
male: 25.4%
female: 44.2% (2016 est.)
Ireland total: 17.2%
male: 19.5%
female: 14.6% (2016 est.)
Isle of Man total: 10.1%
male: 11.8%
female: 8.2% (2011 est.)
Israel total: 7.3%
male: 6.7%
female: 7.8% (2017 est.)
Italy total: 37.8%
male: 36.5%
female: 39.6% (2016 est.)
Jamaica total: 28.3%
male: 23.2%
female: 34.4% (2017 est.)
Japan total: 5.1%
male: 5.7%
female: 4.5% (2016 est.)
Jordan total: 29.3%
male: 25.2%
female: 48.8% (2012 est.)
Kazakhstan total: 3.9%
male: 3.6%
female: 4.3% (2013 est.)
Kiribati total: 54%
male: 47.6%
female: 61.8% (2010 est.)
Korea, South total: 10.4%
male: 11.3%
female: 9.7% (2017 est.)
Kosovo total: 52.4%
male: 47.3%
female: 65.4% (2016 est.)
Kuwait total: 14.6%
male: N/A
female: N/A (2011 est.)
Kyrgyzstan total: 15.5%
male: 12.7%
female: 20.6% (2016 est.)
Laos total: 1.8%
male: 1.9%
female: 1.6% (2010 est.)
Latvia total: 17.3%
male: 21.4%
female: 12.1% (2016 est.)
Lesotho total: 34.4%
male: NA
female: NA (2013 est.)
Liberia total: 3.3%
male: 2.5%
female: 4.1% (2010 est.)
Libya total: 48.7%
male: 40.8%
female: 67.8% (2012 est.)
Lithuania total: 14.4%
male: 15.9%
female: 12.6% (2016 est.)
Luxembourg total: 18.9%
male: 19.7%
female: 18% (2016 est.)
Macau total: 5.1%
male: 6.5%
female: 2.9% (2016 est.)
Macedonia total: 48.2%
male: 47.9%
female: 48.8% (2016 est.)
Madagascar total: 1%
male: 1%
female: 1% (2012 est.)
Malawi total: 8%
male: 7.4%
female: 8.5% (2013 est.)
Malaysia total: 10.5%
male: 9.8%
female: 11.4% (2016 est.)
Maldives total: 12.4%
male: 12.5%
female: 12.3% (2014 est.)
Mali total: 30.5%
male: 29.6%
female: 31.3% (2016 est.)
Malta total: 11%
male: 11.2%
female: 10.9% (2016 est.)
Marshall Islands total: 11%
male: 12.2%
female: 8.7% (2010 est.)
Mauritania total: 15.2%
male: 14.1%
female: 17% (2012 est.)
Mauritius total: 23.9%
male: 18.3%
female: 31.2% (2016 est.)
Mexico total: 6.9%
male: 6.3%
female: 8.8% (2017 est.)
Moldova total: 11.2%
male: 10.9%
female: 11.7% (2016 est.)
Monaco total: 26.6%
male: 25.7%
female: 27.9% (2016 est.)
Mongolia total: 20.8%
male: 20%
female: 22.1% (2016 est.)
Montenegro total: 37.7%
male: 39.9%
female: 34.5% (2015 est.)
Morocco total: 19.9%
male: 20.8%
female: 17.7% (2014 est.)
Mozambique total: 7.4%
male: 7.7%
female: 7.1% (2015 est.)
Namibia total: 44.9%
male: 37.7%
female: 52.5% (2016 est.)
Nepal total: 3.5%
male: 4.2%
female: 2.9% (2008 est.)
Netherlands total: 10.8%
male: 11.4%
female: 10.3% (2016 est.)
New Caledonia total: 38.4%
male: 37.1%
female: 40% (2014 est.)
New Zealand total: 12.7%
male: 12.4%
female: 13% (2017 est.)
Nicaragua total: 8.5%
male: 6.4%
female: 12.9% (2014 est.)
Niger total: 0.5%
male: 0.8%
female: 0.2% (2011 est.)
Nigeria total: 12.4%
male: NA
female: NA (2016 est.)
Norway total: 10.4%
male: 11.7%
female: 9% (2017 est.)
Pakistan total: 6.6% ILO data cited at World Bank, accessed 7/25/18
male: 5.7%
female: 9.4% (2015 est.)
Panama total: 11.5%
male: 9%
female: 16% (2016 est.)
Papua New Guinea total: 3.6%
male: 4.3%
female: 3% (2010 est.)
Paraguay total: 20.8%
male: 16.9%
female: 25.5% (2016 est.)
Peru total: 15.2%
male: 14.8%
female: 15.6% (2017 est.)
Philippines total: 7.7%
male: 6.8%
female: 9.2% (2016 est.)
Poland total: 17.7%
male: 17.4%
female: 18% (2016 est.)
Portugal total: 23.9%
male: 22.4%
female: 25.5% (2017 est.)
Puerto Rico total: 26.6%
male: 28.9%
female: 23.1% (2012 est.)
Qatar total: 0.5%
male: 0.2%
female: 2.1% (2016 est.)
Romania total: 20.6%
male: 19.9%
female: 21.8% (2016 est.)
Russia total: 16.1%
male: 15.4%
female: 17% (2015 est.)
Rwanda total: 1.9%
male: 1.4%
female: 2.5% (2014 est.)
Saint Lucia total: 46.2%
male: 42.6%
female: 51% (2016 est.)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines total: 33.8%
male: 27.8%
female: 41.4% (2008 est.)
Samoa total: 19.1%
male: 15.6%
female: 25.3% (2014 est.)
San Marino total: 27.4%
male: 21.4%
female: 36% (2016 est.)
Sao Tome and Principe total: 20.8%
male: NA
female: NA (2012 est.)
Saudi Arabia total: 24.2%
male: 17.4%
female: 46.3% (2016 est.)
Senegal total: 5.3%
male: 5.2%
female: 5.5% (2015 est.)
Serbia total: 34.9%
male: 32.2%
female: 39.5% (2016 est.)
Seychelles total: 14%
male: 12.1%
female: 16.2% (2015 est.)
Sierra Leone total: 9.4%
male: 14.8%
female: 6.1% (2014 est.)
Singapore total: 9.1%
male: 6.2%
female: 12.5% (2016 est.)
Slovakia total: 22.2%
male: 19.8%
female: 26.3% (2016 est.)
Slovenia total: 15.2%
male: 15.6%
female: 14.7% (2016 est.)
South Africa total: 53.5%
male: 49.3%
female: 58.7% (2017 est.)
South Sudan total: 18.5%
male: 20%
female: 17% (2008 est.)
Spain total: 38.6%
male: 39.5%
female: 37.4% (2017 est.)
Sri Lanka total: 21.6%
male: 17.1%
female: 29.2% (2016 est.)
Sudan total: 20%
male: 16%
female: 32% (2009 est.)
Suriname total: 13.4%
male: 9%
female: 21.9% (2015 est.)
Sweden total: 17.9%
male: 18.8%
female: 17% (2017 est.)
Switzerland total: 8.1%
male: 8.1%
female: 8% (2017 est.)
Syria total: 35.8%
male: 26.6%
female: 71.1% (2011 est.)
Tajikistan total: 16.7%
male: 19.2%
female: 13.7% (2009 est.)
Tanzania total: 3.9%
male: 3.1%
female: 4.6% (2014 est.)
Thailand total: 3.7%
male: 3%
female: 4.7% (2016 est.)
Timor-Leste total: 21.8%
male: 25.1%
female: 16.7% (2013 est.)
Togo total: 2.8%
male: 3.4%
female: 2.2% (2011 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago total: 7.1%
male: 7.2%
female: 6.9% (2016 est.)
Tunisia total: 34.7%
male: 33.4%
female: 37.7% (2013 est.)
Turkey total: 20.5%
male: 17.7%
female: 25.6% (2017 est.)
Uganda total: 2.6%
male: 2%
female: 3.2% (2013 est.)
Ukraine total: 23%
male: 24%
female: 21.5% (2016 est.)
United Arab Emirates total: 12.1%
male: 7.9%
female: 21.8% (2008 est.)
United Kingdom total: 13%
male: 14.8%
female: 11.1% (2016 est.)
United States total: 9.2%
male: 10.3%
female: 8.1% (2017 est.)
Uruguay total: 23.8%
male: 20.2%
female: 28.7% (2016 est.)
Vanuatu total: 10.6%
male: 10.2%
female: 11.2% (2009 est.)
Venezuela total: 14.6%
male: NA
female: NA (2015 est.)
Vietnam total: 7.2%
male: 7.1%
female: 7.2% (2016 est.)
West Bank total: 40.7%
male: 36.4%
female: 60.8%
note: includes Gaza Strip (2015 est.)
Yemen total: 24.5%
male: 23.5%
female: 34.6% (2014 est.)
Zambia total: 15.2%
male: 14.6%
female: 15.8% (2012 est.)
Zimbabwe total: 16.5%
male: 11.7%
female: 21.1% (2014 est.)