Sao Tome and Principe: Youth unemployment

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
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Sao Tome and Principe: Youth unemployment, ages 15-24

: For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 1991 to 2020. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 21.88 percent with a minimum of 20.27 percent in 2018 and a maximum of 26.04 percent in 2002. The latest value from 2020 is 21.24 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 182 countries is 15.95 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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We present the rate of youth unemployment for Sao Tome and Principe 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.
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