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Country Comparison :: Unemployment, youth ages 15-24
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 gives the percent of the total labor force ages 15-24 unemployed during a specified year.
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Rank
country (%) Date of Information
1 Bosnia and Herzegovina
62.8
2012
2 Kosovo
55.3
2012
3 Greece
55.3
2012
4 Macedonia
53.9
2012
5 Spain
53.2
2012
6 South Africa
51.5
2012
7 Serbia
51.1
2012
8 Guyana
46.1
2011
9 Croatia
43.1
2012
10 Tunisia
42.3
2011
11 Montenegro
41.1
2012
12 Saint Lucia
40.8
2004
13 Namibia
40.1
2012
14 Armenia
39.2
2011
15 West Bank
38.8
2012
16 Gaza Strip
38.8
2012
17 Portugal
37.6
2012
18 Italy
35.3
2012
19 Lesotho
34.4
2008
20 Jamaica
34.0
2012
21 Slovakia
34.0
2012
22 Yemen
33.7
2010
23 Georgia
33.3
2012
24 French Polynesia
33.2
2002
25 Bahamas, The
30.8
2012
26 Dominican Republic
29.4
2011
27 Guam
29.4
2011
28 Jordan
29.3
2012
29 Latvia
28.4
2012
30 Algeria
28.4
2011
31 Saudi Arabia
28.3
2012
32 Bulgaria
28.1
2012
33 Hungary
28.1
2012
34 Cyprus
27.8
2012
35 Puerto Rico
26.6
2012
36 Poland
26.5
2012
37 Lithuania
26.4
2012
38 Barbados
26.2
2003
39 Dominica
26.0
2001
40 Ethiopia
24.9
2006
41 Egypt
24.8
2010
42 Ireland
24.0
2012
43 France
23.8
2012
44 Mauritius
23.7
2012
45 Sweden
23.7
2012
46 Zambia
23.4
2005
47 Aruba
23.2
2007
48 Iran
23.0
2008
49 Romania
22.7
2012
50 Albania
22.5
2011
51 Maldives
22.2
2006
52 Indonesia
22.2
2009
53 Colombia
21.9
2011
54 Suriname
21.5
2004
55 United Kingdom
21.0
2012
56 Estonia
20.9
2012
57 Slovenia
20.6
2012
58 Seychelles
20.3
2002
59 Antigua and Barbuda
19.9
2001
60 Belgium
19.8
2012
61 Belize
19.5
2005
62 Czech Republic
19.5
2012
63 Syria
19.2
2010
64 Luxembourg
18.8
2012
65 Morocco
18.6
2012
66 Uruguay
18.5
2012
67 Costa Rica
18.4
2012
68 Argentina
18.3
2011
69 New Zealand
17.7
2012
70 Finland
17.7
2012
71 Turkey
17.5
2012
72 Ukraine
17.3
2012
73 United States
17.3
2011
74 Sri Lanka
17.3
2012
75 Venezuela
17.1
2012
76 Lebanon
16.8
2009
77 Tajikistan
16.7
2009
78 Ghana
16.6
2000
79 Philippines
16.3
2011
80 Chile
16.3
2012
81 Samoa
16.1
2011
82 Brazil
15.4
2011
83 Senegal
14.8
2006
84 Russia
14.8
2012
85 Timor-Leste
14.8
2010
86 Kyrgyzstan
14.6
2006
87 Panama
14.6
2012
88 Canada
14.3
2012
89 Denmark
14.2
2012
90 Azerbaijan
14.2
2012
91 Malta
14.2
2012
92 Botswana
13.6
2000
93 Iceland
13.6
2012
94 Cayman Islands
13.5
2008
95 Moldova
13.1
2012
96 Belarus
12.6
2009
97 El Salvador
12.4
2012
98 Israel
12.1
2012
99 United Arab Emirates
12.1
2008
100 Mongolia
11.9
2011
101 Tonga
11.9
2003
102 Australia
11.7
2012
103 Kuwait
11.3
2005
104 Paraguay
11.2
2012
105 Ecuador
11.1
2011
106 Bermuda
10.8
2000
107 India
10.7
2012
108 Trinidad and Tobago
10.5
2008
109 Malaysia
10.3
2012
110 Netherlands
9.5
2012
111 Peru
9.5
2011
112 Faroe Islands
9.4
2005
113 Mexico
9.4
2012
114 Bangladesh
9.3
2005
115 Hong Kong
9.3
2012
116 Korea, South
9.0
2012
117 Norway
8.6
2012
118 Nicaragua
8.6
2006
119 Switzerland
8.4
2012
120 Austria
8.3
2012
121 Germany
8.1
2012
122 Honduras
8.0
2011
123 Japan
7.9
2012
124 Pakistan
7.7
2008
125 Zimbabwe
7.6
2004
126 Guatemala
7.5
2011
127 Bhutan
7.2
2012
128 Isle of Man
7.2
2006
129 Tanzania
7.1
2011
130 Monaco
6.9
2000
131 Singapore
6.7
2012
132 Bolivia
6.2
2009
133 Northern Mariana Islands
5.9
2003
134 Macau
5.8
2011
135 Vietnam
5.5
2012
136 Uganda
5.4
2009
137 Liberia
5.1
2010
138 Bahrain
5.0
2010
139 Kazakhstan
3.9
2012
140 Burkina Faso
3.8
2006
141 Cambodia
3.4
2008
142 Niger
3.2
2001
143 Cuba
3.1
2008
144 Thailand
2.8
2012
145 Madagascar
2.3
2005
146 Qatar
1.3
2011
147 Benin
0.8
2002
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