Bosnia and Herzegovina: Youth unemployment

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 Bosnia and Herzegovina

Youth unemployment, ages 15-24

 Latest value 33.47
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 48.85
 Min - Max 33.2 - 63.49
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1991 to 2022. The average value for Bosnia and Herzegovina during that period was 48.85 percent with a minimum of 33.2 percent in 1991 and a maximum of 63.49 percent in 2012. The latest value from 2022 is 33.47 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 176 countries is 16.72 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Youth unemployment - recent values

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Bosnia and Herzegovina - Youth unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2022




We present the rate of youth unemployment for Bosnia and Herzegovina and other countries. Youth unemployment is the percent of 15-24 year olds who are part of the labor force but are unemployed. Recall that the labor force includes the employed and the unemployed people.
Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 1.37 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 14.05 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 17.22 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 11.89 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 33.47 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 49.63 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 40.57 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 39.40 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 60.33 2022 percent
 Employment 0.85 9/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 28.90 9/2023 percent
 Labor cost 195.00 9/2023 index points
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