Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) rose to 12.9% in India in 2018

Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) (%)
Labour | India | May 18, 2019
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Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) reached 12.9 % in 2018 in India. This is 2.02 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) in India reached an all time high of 12.9 % in 2016 and an all time low of 5.88 % in 1991. When compared to India's main peers, Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Bangladesh amounted to 16.0 %, 9.40 % in China, 8.30 % in Pakistan and 32.4 % in Sri Lanka in 2018.

India has been ranked 91st within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24), 32 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
Afghanistan % 4.25% 4.32% 4.25% 4.09% 3.96%
Bangladesh % 9.73% 10.9% 12.0% 13.2% 14.3%
Bhutan % 6.93% 9.63% 9.61% 11.7% 11.7%
China % 9.09% 9.26% 9.42% 9.56% 9.48%
India % 11.8% 12.3% 12.4% 12.8% 12.9%
Iran % 43.2% 41.9% 43.6% 42.6% 44.0%
Japan % 7.35% 6.08% 5.53% 5.14% 4.44%
Malaysia % 10.7% 11.5% 11.0% 11.9% 11.6%
Maldives % 10.9% 11.8% 12.4% 12.2% 11.6%
Myanmar % 1.85% 1.84% 1.80% 1.77% 3.03%
Pakistan % 3.01% 5.46% 4.00% 9.71% 9.47%
Russia % 15.3% 15.0% 14.5% 17.3% 17.6%
Sri Lanka % 22.9% 30.0% 31.6% 28.5% 30.9%
USA % 14.6% 13.8% 12.1% 10.3% 9.24%