For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Iraq from 1991 to 2019. The average value for Iraq during that period was 17.19 percent with a minimum of 16.3 percent in 2012 and a maximum of 18.56 percent in 2004.
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We present the rate of youth unemployment for Iraq 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.