Uruguay: Youth unemployment

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
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Uruguay: Youth unemployment, ages 15-24

: For that indicator, we provide data for Uruguay from 1991 to 2019. The average value for Uruguay during that period was 25.08 percent with a minimum of 17.98 percent in 2011 and a maximum of 38.28 percent in 2003. The latest value from 2019 is 27.05 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 182 countries is 15.82 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 Uruguay 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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