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Youth unemployment, ages 15-24, 2023:

The average for 2023 based on 11 countries was 9.22 percent. The highest value was in India: 17.97 percent and the lowest value was in Cambodia: 0.72 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
India 17.97 1 1991 - 2023
Brunei 16.64 2 1991 - 2023
Indonesia 13.26 3 1991 - 2023
Malaysia 10.66 4 1991 - 2023
Burma 9.77 5 1991 - 2023
Singapore 7.57 6 1991 - 2023
Philippines 6.69 7 1991 - 2023
Vietnam 6.33 8 1991 - 2023
Laos 6.29 9 1991 - 2023
Thailand 5.52 10 1991 - 2023
Cambodia 0.72 11 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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