Botswana: Youth unemployment

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
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Botswana: Youth unemployment, ages 15-24, 1991 - 2020:

For that indicator, we provide data for Botswana from 1991 to 2020. The average value for Botswana during that period was 36.15 percent with a minimum of 25.06 percent in 1991 and a maximum of 47.18 percent in 2003. The latest value from 2020 is 45.53 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 181 countries is 18.98 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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We present the rate of youth unemployment for Botswana 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.
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