North Macedonia: Youth unemployment

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 North Macedonia

Youth unemployment, ages 15-24

 Latest value 34.9
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 53.27
 Min - Max 34.9 - 68.96
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for North Macedonia from 1991 to 2022. The average value for North Macedonia during that period was 53.27 percent with a minimum of 34.9 percent in 2022 and a maximum of 68.96 percent in 1996. The latest value from 2022 is 34.9 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
North Macedonia - Youth unemployment - recent values

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North Macedonia - Youth unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2022




We present the rate of youth unemployment for North Macedonia 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 0.94 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 15.08 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 14.28 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 15.63 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 34.90 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 54.40 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 40.33 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 43.42 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 65.61 2022 percent
 Employment 0.69 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 12.85 Q3/2023 percent
 Labor cost 268.56 9/2023 index points
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