Namibia: Youth unemployment

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 Namibia

Youth unemployment, ages 15-24

 Latest value 39.78
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 40.17
 Min - Max 32.63 - 45.01
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Namibia from 1991 to 2022. The average value for Namibia during that period was 40.17 percent with a minimum of 32.63 percent in 1991 and a maximum of 45.01 percent in 1997. The latest value from 2022 is 39.78 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
Namibia - Youth unemployment - recent values

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Namibia - Youth unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2022




We present the rate of youth unemployment for Namibia 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 0.96 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 20.85 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 19.70 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 21.98 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 39.78 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 58.87 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 49.76 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 55.64 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 62.45 2022 percent
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