Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) fell to 15.5% in East Timor in 2018

Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) (%)
Labour | East Timor | May 18, 2019
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Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) reached 15.5 % in 2018 in East Timor. This is 0.199 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) in East Timor reached an all time high of 17.7 % in 2010 and an all time low of 9.23 % in 1991. When compared to East Timor's main peers, Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Australia amounted to 10.8 %, 16.1 % in Indonesia, 12.0 % in Malaysia and 3.19 % in Papua New Guinea in 2018.

East Timor has been ranked 79th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24), 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labour force aged 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.

Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Australia % 10.9% 11.3% 12.5% 11.9% 11.4%
Cambodia % 1.39% 1.39% 1.34% 1.30% 1.24%
East Timor % 17.6% 17.7% 17.4% 17.5% 16.1%
Indonesia % 15.8% 15.9% 15.9% 17.0% 15.7%
Malaysia % 10.7% 11.5% 11.0% 11.9% 11.6%
New Zealand % 18.4% 16.7% 15.7% 13.7% 13.4%
Papua New Guinea % 3.45% 3.55% 3.52% 3.51% 3.31%
Philippines % 11.7% 11.3% 11.4% 10.3% 9.22%
Singapore % 11.8% 13.0% 11.5% 11.1% 12.4%
Thailand % 3.32% 3.12% 4.00% 3.98% 4.79%
Vietnam % 3.48% 4.18% 4.64% 6.43% 6.69%