Yemen: Youth unemployment

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Yemen: Youth unemployment, ages 15-24

: For that indicator, we provide data for Yemen from 1991 to 2019. The average value for Yemen during that period was 20.58 percent with a minimum of 16.44 percent in 1991 and a maximum of 24.62 percent in 2015. The latest value from 2019 is 24.04 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 Yemen 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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