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Youth unemployment, ages 15-24, 2019 - Country rankings:

The average for 2019 based on 182 countries was 15.82 percent.The highest value was in South Africa: 55.97 percent and the lowest value was in Qatar: 0.38 percent. The indicator is available from 1991 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
Youth unemployment in the European union
Youth unemployment in Europe
Youth unemployment in Asia
Youth unemployment in Africa
Youth unemployment in North America
Youth unemployment in South America
Youth unemployment in Australia


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