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Percent Unemployed, Ages 15-24, by Gender Change

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Afghanistan, Albania, and 208 other locations

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Afghanistan
Albania 26% 28%
Algeria 43% 1 46% 1
Andorra
Angola
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia 37% 55%
Australia 12% 11%
Austria 9% 9%
Azerbaijan 13% 16%
Bahamas 17% 22%
Bahrain 26% 1 33% 1
Bangladesh 8% 14%
Barbados 24% 1 29% 1
Belarus
Belgium 22% 22%
Belize 14% 29%
Benin 1% 1 1% 1
Bhutan 11% 15%
Bolivia 7% 1 12% 1
Bosnia-Herzegovina 45% 52%
Botswana 13% 1 14% 1
Brazil 14% 23%
Brunei
Bulgaria 24% 22%
Burkina Faso 5% 3%
Burundi
Cambodia 4% 3%
Cameroon
Canada 17% 12%
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Channel Islands
Chile 17% 22%
China
Colombia 18% 30%
Comoros
Congo
Congo, Dem. Rep. of
Costa Rica 10% 13%
Cote d'Ivoire
Croatia 30% 34%
Cuba 3% 4%
Curacao
Cyprus 16% 17%
Czech Republic 18% 19%
Denmark 16% 12%
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic 21% 45%
Ecuador
Egypt 17% 48%
El Salvador 13% 8%
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Estonia 35% 30%
Ethiopia 4% 11%
Federated States of Micronesia
Fiji
Finland 22% 19%
France 22% 23%
French Guiana
French Polynesia 29% 1 39% 1
Gabon
Gambia
Georgia 32% 41%
Germany 10% 9%
Ghana 16% 1 17% 1
Greece 27% 41%
Grenada
Guadeloupe
Guam
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana 21% 1 31% 1
Haiti
Honduras 5% 11%
Hong Kong, SAR 15% 10%
Hungary 28% 25%
Iceland 18% 14%
India 10% 11%
Indonesia 22% 23%
Iran 20% 34%
Iraq
Ireland 34% 21%
Israel 15% 13%
Italy 27% 29%
Jamaica 23% 33%
Japan 10% 8%
Jordan 23% 46%
Kazakhstan 7% 8%
Kenya
Kiribati
Korea, North
Korea, South 11% 9%
Kosovo
Kuwait 12% 10%
Kyrgyzstan 14% 16%
Laos
Latvia 35% 34%
Lebanon 22% 22%
Lesotho 29% 42%
Liberia 3% 7%
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania 38% 31%
Luxembourg 18% 10%
Macao, SAR 10% 5%
Macedonia 31% 38%
Madagascar 2% 3%
Malawi
Malaysia 10% 12%
Maldives 16% 31%
Mali
Malta 14% 12%
Marshall Islands
Martinique 64% 58%
Mauritania
Mauritius 19% 29%
Mayotte
Mexico 9% 10%
Moldova 16% 15%
Monaco
Mongolia 20% 1 21% 1
Montenegro
Morocco 23% 19%
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia 55% 64%
Nauru
Nepal
Netherlands 9% 9%
Netherlands Antilles - -
New Caledonia
New Zealand 17% 17%
Nicaragua 8% 10%
Niger 4% 1 2% 1
Nigeria
Norway 11% 8%
Oman
Pakistan 7% 11%
Palau
Palestinian Territory 39% 47%
Panama 12% 21%
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay 9% 17%
Peru
Philippines 16% 19%
Poland 22% 25%
Portugal 21% 24%
Puerto Rico 29% 22%
Qatar 1% 8%
Reunion
Romania 22% 22%
Russia 17% 18%
Rwanda
Samoa 11% 1 16% 1
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia 24% 46%
Senegal 12% 20%
Serbia 31% 41%
Seychelles
Sierra Leone 7% 1 4% 1
Singapore 10% 17%
Slovakia 35% 32%
Slovenia 15% 14%
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa 45% 53%
South Sudan
Spain 43% 40%
Sri Lanka 17% 28%
St. Kitts-Nevis
St. Lucia 37% 1 46% 1
St. Vincent & the Grenadines
Sudan
Suriname
Swaziland
Sweden 27% 24%
Switzerland 7% 8%
Syria 15% 40%
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Tanzania 7% 10%
Thailand 4% 5%
Timor-Leste
Togo
Tonga 10% 1 15% 1
Trinidad and Tobago 9% 13%
Tunisia 31% 29%
Turkey 21% 23%
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
Uganda
Ukraine 15% 14%
United Arab Emirates 8% 22%
United Kingdom 21% 17%
United States 21% 16%
Uruguay 16% 25%
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Venezuela 12% 16%
Vietnam 4% 1 5% 1
Western Sahara
Yemen
Zambia 23% 1 20% 1
Zimbabwe 8% 1 8% 1

Source: PRB The World's Youth 2013 Data Sheet

Definition: The proportion of the labor force ages 15 to 24 that is unemployed. The unemployed comprise all persons above a specified age who, during the reference period, were withouth work, currently available for work, and actively seeking work.

Notes: (-) Data unavailable, inapplicable, or not collected.

Footnotes:

  • 1: Data are prior to 2005.

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