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Youth unemployment, ages 15-24, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 27 countries was 15.08 percent. The highest value was in Greece: 30.05 percent and the lowest value was in Germany: 5.75 percent. The indicator is available from 1991 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Youth unemployment, 2022 Global rank Available data
Greece 30.05 1 1991 - 2022
Spain 28.34 2 1991 - 2022
Italy 23.93 3 1991 - 2022
Romania 21.98 4 1991 - 2022
Sweden 20.68 5 1991 - 2022
Estonia 20.15 6 1991 - 2022
Slovakia 19.3 7 1991 - 2022
Cyprus 18.69 8 1991 - 2022
Portugal 17.8 9 1991 - 2022
France 17.75 10 1991 - 2022
Croatia 17.56 11 1991 - 2022
Luxembourg 17.54 12 1991 - 2022
Belgium 16.27 13 1991 - 2022
Finland 14.47 14 1991 - 2022
Latvia 13.2 15 1991 - 2022
Bulgaria 12.23 16 1991 - 2022
Slovenia 11.09 17 1991 - 2022
Lithuania 11.05 18 1991 - 2022
Hungary 10.22 19 1991 - 2022
Austria 9.4 20 1991 - 2022
Ireland 9.15 21 1991 - 2022
Denmark 8.78 22 1991 - 2022
Poland 8.71 23 1991 - 2022
Malta 8.27 24 1991 - 2022
Netherlands 7.79 25 1991 - 2022
Czechia 7.08 26 1991 - 2022
Germany 5.75 27 1991 - 2022



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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