For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1991 to 2019. The average value for Brazil during that period was 17.66 percent with a minimum of 11.37 percent in 1993 and a maximum of 28.97 percent in 2017.
The latest value from 2019 is 27.78 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 181
countries is 16.05 percent.
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We present the rate of youth unemployment for Brazil 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.