Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) fell to 20.1% in France in 2018

Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) (%)
Labour | France | May 18, 2019
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Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) reached 20.1 % in 2018 in France. This is 4.6 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) in France reached an all time high of 31.0 % in 1997 and an all time low of 18.0 % in 2008. When compared to France's main peers, Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Belgium amounted to 16.7 %, 5.38 % in Germany, 34.9 % in Italy and 33.3 % in Spain in 2018.

France has been ranked 57th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24), 7 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
Austria % 9.21% 10.0% 9.91% 10.00% 10.2%
Belgium % 18.9% 22.5% 22.3% 20.0% 18.1%
France % 23.1% 24.3% 23.0% 23.2% 23.9%
Germany % 7.29% 7.08% 7.04% 6.47% 6.11%
Italy % 37.7% 41.6% 44.8% 42.7% 39.6%
Luxembourg % 18.5% 10.9% 17.8% 15.6% 17.9%
Morocco % 19.2% 18.3% 17.8% 21.9% 23.0%
Netherlands % 11.6% 12.8% 13.1% 11.2% 10.3%
Poland % 29.9% 30.0% 25.4% 20.9% 17.9%
Portugal % 39.3% 39.6% 35.4% 34.4% 28.7%
Slovenia % 20.9% 23.6% 21.3% 14.6% 14.8%
Spain % 51.6% 54.8% 53.1% 48.1% 45.0%
Switzerland % 7.99% 8.76% 8.55% 8.39% 8.39%