Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) fell 2.34% to 54.6% in Jordan in 2018

Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) (%), 2018
Labour | Jordan | May 18, 2019
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Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) fell 2.34% to 54.6% in Jordan in 2018, according to World Bank.

Historically, Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Jordan reached an all time high of 60.8% in 1994 and an all time low of 44.3% in 2001. When compared to Jordan's main peers, Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Iraq amounted to 29.9%, 6.82% in Israel, 43.7% in Saudi Arabia and 40.8% in Syria in 2018.

Jordan has been ranked 4th within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24), 1 place above the position seen 10 years ago.

Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Egypt % 53.0% 48.4% 44.9% 40.1% 40.8%
Iran % 43.2% 41.9% 43.6% 42.6% 44.0%
Iraq % 29.6% 30.0% 29.6% 30.1% 30.3%
Israel % 12.8% 10.7% 11.2% 9.74% 9.05%
Jordan % 47.1% 52.0% 49.0% 53.6% 56.9%
Kuwait % 14.6% 15.9% 16.9% 25.4% 34.4%
Lebanon % 21.2% 21.3% 21.0% 21.0% 21.1%
Saudi Arabia % 56.6% 55.2% 58.2% 57.1% 47.6%
Syria % 42.7% 42.2% 41.9% 42.3% 41.7%
Turkey % 17.6% 19.4% 20.0% 21.9% 23.3%
United Arab Emirates % 11.2% 10.7% 10.0% 9.30% 8.82%
Yemen % 29.5% 32.5% 34.4% 35.3% 33.9%