Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) fell to 3.73% in Macao in 2018

Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) (%)
Labour | Macao | May 18, 2019
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Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) reached 3.73 % in 2018 in Macao. This is 5.06 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Macao reached an all time high of 7.49 % in 2004 and an all time low of 2.24 % in 1993. When compared to Macao's main peers, Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) in China amounted to 9.40 %, 7.46 % in Hong Kong and 11.5 % in Singapore in 2018.

Macao has been ranked 159th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24), 3 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
China % 9.09% 9.26% 9.42% 9.56% 9.48%
Hong Kong % 7.67% 7.72% 8.10% 9.58% 8.58%
India % 11.8% 12.3% 12.4% 12.8% 12.9%
Indonesia % 15.8% 15.9% 15.9% 17.0% 15.7%
Japan % 7.35% 6.08% 5.53% 5.14% 4.44%
Macao % 4.22% 2.99% 3.10% 3.55% 3.20%
Malaysia % 10.7% 11.5% 11.0% 11.9% 11.6%
Philippines % 11.7% 11.3% 11.4% 10.3% 9.22%
Russia % 15.3% 15.0% 14.5% 17.3% 17.6%
Singapore % 11.8% 13.0% 11.5% 11.1% 12.4%
Taiwan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Thailand % 3.32% 3.12% 4.00% 3.98% 4.79%
USA % 14.6% 13.8% 12.1% 10.3% 9.24%
Vietnam % 3.48% 4.18% 4.64% 6.43% 6.69%