Zambia: Youth unemployment, ages 15-24: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Zambia from 1991 to 2017. The average value for Zambia during that period was 21.74 percent with a minumum of 13.6 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 32.9 percent in 1993. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
We present the rate of youth unemployment for Zambia 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.