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Youth unemployment, ages 15-24, 2023:

The average for 2023 based on 18 countries was 26.49 percent. The highest value was in Djibouti: 76.86 percent and the lowest value was in Qatar: 0.63 percent. The indicator is available from 1991 to 2023. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Youth unemployment, 2023 Global rank Available data
Djibouti 76.86 1 1991 - 2023
Libya 48.79 2 1991 - 2023
Jordan 41.69 3 1991 - 2023
Tunisia 40.46 4 1991 - 2023
Syria 33.35 5 1991 - 2023
Yemen 32.91 6 1991 - 2023
Iraq 32.28 7 1991 - 2023
Algeria 31.33 8 1991 - 2023
Lebanon 23.85 9 1991 - 2023
Morocco 23.41 10 1991 - 2023
Iran 22.65 11 1991 - 2023
Saudi Arabia 15.61 12 1991 - 2023
Egypt 15.6 13 1991 - 2023
Kuwait 14.82 14 1991 - 2023
UA Emirates 9.84 15 1991 - 2023
Oman 6.99 16 1991 - 2023
Bahrain 5.76 17 1991 - 2023
Qatar 0.63 18 1991 - 2023



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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