Russia: Youth unemployment

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 Russia

Youth unemployment, ages 15-24

 Latest value 16.14
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2021
 Average 17.01
 Min - Max 12.9 - 27.09
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Russia from 1991 to 2021. The average value for Russia during that period was 17.01 percent with a minimum of 12.9 percent in 1992 and a maximum of 27.09 percent in 1998. The latest value from 2021 is 16.14 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 178 countries is 17.77 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
Russia - Youth unemployment - recent values

Historical chart
Russia - Youth unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2021




We present the rate of youth unemployment for Russia 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 73.72 2021 million people
 Unemployment rate 4.72 2021 percent
 Female unemployment 4.80 2021 percent
 Male unemployment 4.65 2021 percent
 Youth unemployment 16.14 2021 percent
 Labor force participation 62.16 2021 percent
 Labor force: percent female 48.56 2021 percent
 Female labor force participation 55.28 2021 percent
 Male labor force participation 70.44 2021 percent
 Employment 74.00 9/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 3.01 9/2023 percent
 Labor cost 151.95 9/2023 index points
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