Turkey: Youth unemployment

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Youth unemployment, ages 15-24

 Latest value 18.98
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 17.87
 Min - Max 12.94 - 24.8
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Turkey from 1991 to 2022. The average value for Turkey during that period was 17.87 percent with a minimum of 12.94 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 24.8 percent in 2019. The latest value from 2022 is 18.98 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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Turkey - Youth unemployment - recent values

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Turkey - Youth unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2022

We present the rate of youth unemployment for Turkey 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 34.28 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 10.03 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 12.72 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 8.73 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 18.98 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 52.55 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 32.67 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 34.17 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 71.12 2022 percent
 Employment 32.19 9/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 8.90 9/2023 percent
 Labor cost 127.60 Q3/2023 index points
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