Zimbabwe: Youth unemployment

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Youth unemployment, ages 15-24

 Latest value 12.37
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 10.33
 Min - Max 6.94 - 15.36
 Source The World Bank

For that indicator, we provide data for Zimbabwe from 1991 to 2022. The average value for Zimbabwe during that period was 10.33 percent with a minimum of 6.94 percent in 2014 and a maximum of 15.36 percent in 1997. The latest value from 2022 is 12.37 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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Recent values chart
Zimbabwe - Youth unemployment - recent values

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Zimbabwe - Youth unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2022

We present the rate of youth unemployment for Zimbabwe 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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