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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
Country
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24(%)
Albania total: 22.5%
male: 23.8%
female: 20.7% (2011)
Algeria total: 28.4%
male: 19.1%
female: 38.2% (2011)
Antigua and Barbuda total: 19.9%
male: 18.4%
female: 21.6% (2001)
Argentina total: 18.3%
male: 15.3%
female: 23.1% (2011)
Armenia total: 39.2%
male: 35%
female: 45% (2011)
Aruba total: 23.2%
male: 24.1%
female: 22.9% (2007)
Australia total: 11.7%
male: 12.4%
female: 11% (2012)
Austria total: 8.3%
male: 8.8%
female: 8.7% (2012)
Azerbaijan total: 14.2%
male: 12.2%
female: 16.3% (2012)
Bahamas, The total: 30.8%
male: 29.6%
female: 32.2% (2012)
Bahrain total: 5%
male: 2.5%
female: 11.6% (2010)
Bangladesh total: 9.3%
male: 8%
female: 13.6% (2005)
Barbados total: 26.2%
male: 24.1%
female: 28.7% (2003)
Belarus total: 12.6%
male: 12.4%
female: 12.6% (2009)
Belgium total: 19.8%
male: 20.4%
female: 19.8% (2012)
Belize total: 19.5%
male: 13.8%
female: 28.8% (2005)
Benin total: 0.8%
male: 1.1%
female: 0.6% (2002)
Bermuda total: 10.8%
male: 14.3%
female: 7.6% (2000)
Bhutan total: 7.2%
male: 7.3%
female: 7.2% (2012)
Bolivia total: 6.2%
male: 4.8%
female: 7.8% (2009)
Bosnia and Herzegovina total: 62.8%
male: 62.8%
female: 62.8% (2012)
Botswana total: 13.6%
male: 13.2%
female: 14% (2000)
Brazil total: 15.4%
male: 12.2%
female: 19.8% (2011)
Bulgaria total: 28.1%
male: 29.5%
female: 26% (2012)
Burkina Faso total: 3.8%
male: 4.6%
female: 2.9% (2006)
Cambodia total: 3.4%
male: 3.5%
female: 3.3% (2008)
Canada total: 14.3%
male: 15.9%
female: 12.6% (2012)
Cayman Islands total: 13.5%
male: 13.6%
female: 13.3% (2008)
Chile total: 16.3%
male: 14.3%
female: 19.1% (2012)
Colombia total: 21.9%
male: 17%
female: 28.9% (2011)
Costa Rica total: 18.4%
male: 15%
female: 24.2% (2012)
Croatia total: 43.1%
male: 42.3%
female: 44.3% (2012)
Cuba total: 3.1%
male: 2.8%
female: 3.5% (2008)
Cyprus total: 27.8%
male: 28.8%
female: 26.6% (2012)
Czech Republic total: 19.5%
male: 19.9%
female: 19% (2012)
Denmark total: 14.2%
male: 14.8%
female: 14.1% (2012)
Dominica total: 26%
male: 26.2%
female: 25.4% (2001)
Dominican Republic total: 29.4%
male: 22.6%
female: 40.8% (2011)
Ecuador total: 11.1%
male: 9%
female: 15% (2011)
Egypt total: 24.8%
male: 14.7%
female: 54.1% (2010)
El Salvador total: 12.4%
male: 12.8%
female: 11.7% (2012)
Estonia total: 20.9%
male: 23.4%
female: 17.9% (2012)
Ethiopia total: 24.9%
male: 19.5%
female: 29.4% (2006)
Faroe Islands total: 9.4%
male: 6.9%
female: 12.5% (2005)
Finland total: 17.7%
male: 17.6%
female: 17.9% (2012)
France total: 23.8%
male: 23.9%
female: 23.7% (2012)
French Polynesia total: 33.2%
male: 29.3%
female: 39.1% (2002)
Gaza Strip total: 38.8%
male: 34.5%
female: 62.2%
note: includes West Bank (2012)
Georgia total: 33.3% (2012)
Germany total: 8.1%
male: 8.8%
female: 7.4% (2012)
Ghana total: 16.6%
male: 16.4%
female: 16.7% (2000)
Greece total: 55.3%
male: 48.4%
female: 63.2% (2012)
Guam total: 29.4%
male: 29.7%
female: 28.9% (2011)
Guatemala total: 7.5%
male: 4.5%
female: 13.6% (2011)
Guyana total: 46.05%
male: 43.59%
female: 50% (2011)
Honduras total: 8%
male: 5.5%
female: 13.8% (2011)
Hong Kong total: 9.3%
male: 10.9%
female: 7.8% (2012)
Hungary total: 28.1%
male: 28.8%
female: 27.3% (2012)
Iceland total: 13.6%
male: 14.7%
female: 12.4% (2012)
India total: 10.7%
male: 10.4%
female: 11.6% (2012)
Indonesia total: 22.2%
male: 21.6%
female: 23% (2009)
Iran total: 23%
male: 20.2%
female: 33.9% (2008)
Ireland total: 24%
male: 36.4%
female: 24% (2012)
Isle of Man total: 7.2%
male: 9.5%
female: 5.1% (2006)
Israel total: 12.1%
male: 11.6%
female: 12.7% (2012)
Italy total: 35.3%
male: 33.7%
female: 37.5% (2012)
Jamaica total: 34%
male: 27.1%
female: 42.6% (2012)
Japan total: 7.9%
male: 8.7%
female: 7.1% (2012)
Jordan total: 29.3%
male: 25.2%
female: 48.8% (2012)
Kazakhstan total: 3.9%
male: 2.9%
female: 5.1% (2012)
Korea, South total: 9%
male: 9.7%
female: 8.5% (2012)
Kosovo total: 55.3%
male: 52%
female: 63.8% (2012)
Kuwait total: 11.3%
male: 11.8%
female: 10% (2005)
Kyrgyzstan total: 14.6%
male: 13.6%
female: 16.2% (2006)
Latvia total: 28.4%
male: 27.6%
female: 29.3% (2012)
Lebanon total: 16.8%
male: 14.6%
female: 22.3% (2009)
Lesotho total: 34.4%
male: 29%
female: 41.9% (2008)
Liberia total: 5.1%
male: 3.4%
female: 6.6% (2010)
Lithuania total: 26.4%
male: 29.9%
female: 21.8% (2012)
Luxembourg total: 18.8%
male: 18.9%
female: 18.6% (2012)
Macau total: 5.8%
male: 7%
female: 4.7% (2011)
Macedonia total: 53.9%
male: 55.2%
female: 51.7% (2012)
Madagascar total: 2.3%
male: 1.7%
female: 2.8% (2005)
Malaysia total: 10.3%
male: 9.8%
female: 11% (2012)
Maldives total: 22.2%
male: 15.5%
female: 30.5% (2006)
Malta total: 14.2%
male: 14%
female: 14.5% (2012)
Mauritius total: 23.7%
male: 20.4%
female: 28.4% (2012)
Mexico total: 9.4%
male: 9.1%
female: 9.9% (2012)
Moldova total: 13.1%
male: 12.8%
female: 13.4% (2012)
Monaco total: 6.9%
male: 6.6%
female: 7.4% (2000)
Mongolia total: 11.9%
male: 10.7%
female: 13.2% (2011)
Montenegro total: 41.1%
male: 42.3%
female: 39.7% (2012)
Morocco total: 18.6%
male: 18.4%
female: 19.2% (2012)
Namibia total: 40.1%
male: 29.4%
female: 34.3% (2012)
Netherlands total: 9.5%
male: 8.9%
female: 10% (2012)
New Zealand total: 17.7%
male: 17.3%
female: 18.1% (2012)
Nicaragua total: 8.6%
male: 8.1%
female: 9.7% (2006)
Niger total: 3.2%
male: 4%
female: 1.7% (2001)
Northern Mariana Islands total: 5.9%
male: 11.2%
female: 4.4% (2003)
Norway total: 8.6%
male: 10%
female: 7.2% (2012)
Pakistan total: 7.7%
male: 7%
female: 10.5% (2008)
Panama total: 14.6%
male: 8.7%
female: 10.3% (2012)
Paraguay total: 11.2%
male: 9%
female: 14.6% (2012)
Peru total: 9.5%
male: 9.4%
female: 9.7% (2011)
Philippines total: 16.3%
male: 15.2%
female: 18.3% (2011)
Poland total: 26.5%
male: 24.1%
female: 30% (2012)
Portugal total: 37.6%
male: 36.4%
female: 39.1% (2012)
Puerto Rico total: 26.6%
male: 28.9%
female: 23.1% (2012)
Qatar total: 1.3%
male: 0.4%
female: 8.9% (2011)
Romania total: 22.7%
male: 22.3%
female: 23.2% (2012)
Russia total: 14.8%
male: 14.5%
female: 15.1% (2012)
Saint Lucia total: 40.8%
male: 37.1%
female: 45.5% (2004)
Samoa total: 16.1%
male: 13.8%
female: 22.2% (2011)
Saudi Arabia total: 28.3%
male: 20.8%
female: 54.4% (2012)
Senegal total: 14.8%
male: 11.9%
female: 20.1% (2006)
Serbia total: 51.1% (2012)
Seychelles total: 20.3% (2002)
Singapore total: 6.7% (2012)
Slovakia total: 34%
male: 35%
female: 32.5% (2012)
Slovenia total: 20.6%
male: 20.3%
female: 21% (2012)
South Africa total: 51.5%
male: 47.1%
female: 56.9% (2012)
Spain total: 53.2%
male: 54.4%
female: 51.8% (2012)
Sri Lanka total: 17.3%
male: 14%
female: 23.5% (2012)
Suriname total: 21.5% (2004)
Sweden total: 23.7%
male: 25%
female: 22.3% (2012)
Switzerland total: 8.4%
male: 8.8%
female: 8.1% (2012)
Syria total: 19.2%
male: 15.3%
female: 40.2% (2010)
Tajikistan total: 16.7%
male: 19.2%
female: 13.7% (2009)
Tanzania total: 7.1% (2011)
Thailand total: 2.8%
male: 2.5%
female: 3.1% (2012)
Timor-Leste total: 14.8%
male: 10.4%
female: 22.7% (2010)
Tonga total: 11.9%
male: 9.9%
female: 15.1% (2003)
Trinidad and Tobago total: 10.5%
male: 8.8%
female: 12.9% (2008)
Tunisia total: 42.3% (2011)
Turkey total: 17.5%
male: 16.3%
female: 19.9% (2012)
Uganda total: 5.4% (2009)
Ukraine total: 17.3%
male: 18.1%
female: 16.1% (2012)
United Arab Emirates total: 12.1%
male: 7.9%
female: 21.8% (2008)
United Kingdom total: 21%
male: 23.8%
female: 17.9% (2012)
United States total: 17.3%
male: 18.7%
female: 15.7% (2011)
Uruguay total: 18.5%
male: 14.7%
female: 23.6% (2012)
Venezuela total: 17.1%
male: 14.3%
female: 22.6% (2012)
Vietnam total: 5.5%
male: 4.6%
female: 6.5% (2012)
West Bank total: 38.8%
male: 34.5%
female: 62.2%
note: includes Gaza (2012)
Yemen total: 33.7%
male: 26%
female: 74% (2010)
Zambia total: 23.4% (2005)
Zimbabwe total: 7.6%
male: 7.6%
female: 7.6% (2004)
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