For that indicator, we provide data for Malaysia from 1991 to 2020. The average value for Malaysia during that period was 10.82 percent with a minimum of 8.48 percent in 1997 and a maximum of 12.27 percent in 1993.
The latest value from 2020 is 11.72 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 182
countries is 15.90 percent.
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We present the rate of youth unemployment for Malaysia 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.