Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) fell to 17.1% in European Union in 2018

Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) (%)
Labour | European Union | May 18, 2019
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Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) reached 17.1 % in 2018 in European Union. This is 8.34 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) in European Union reached an all time high of 25.7 % in 2013 and an all time low of 16.8 % in 2008. When compared to European Union's main peers, Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) in China amounted to 9.40 %, 3.37 % in Japan, 16.0 % in Russia and 6.93 % in USA in 2018.

European Union has been ranked 70th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24), 2 places behind 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
Canada % 12.7% 12.2% 11.9% 11.2% 11.3%
China % 9.09% 9.26% 9.42% 9.56% 9.48%
European Union % 24.7% 25.7% 24.3% 22.4% 20.7%
Germany % 7.29% 7.08% 7.04% 6.47% 6.11%
India % 11.8% 12.3% 12.4% 12.8% 12.9%
Japan % 7.35% 6.08% 5.53% 5.14% 4.44%
Mexico % 10.3% 10.7% 10.6% 9.90% 8.62%
Russia % 15.3% 15.0% 14.5% 17.3% 17.6%
South Korea % 8.43% 8.95% 8.95% 9.82% 10.4%
USA % 14.6% 13.8% 12.1% 10.3% 9.24%