Unemployment, Youth Total (As % of Total Labour Force Ages 15-24) rose 0.560% to 28.4% in Iran in 2018

Unemployment, Youth Total (As % of Total Labour Force Ages 15-24) (%), 2018
Labour | Iran | May 18, 2019
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Unemployment, Youth Total (As % of Total Labour Force Ages 15-24) rose 0.560% to 28.4% in Iran in 2018, according to World Bank.

Historically, Unemployment, Youth Total (As % of Total Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Iran reached an all time high of 28.8% in 2016 and an all time low of 18.7% in 1996. When compared to Iran's main peers, Unemployment, Youth Total (As % of Total Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Iraq amounted to 16.6%, 6.04% in Pakistan and 7.37% in Turkmenistan in 2018.

Iran has been ranked 26th within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of Unemployment, Youth Total (As % of Total Labour Force Ages 15-24), 7 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Unemployment, Youth Total (As % of Total Labour Force Ages 15-24) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Afghanistan % 2.89% 2.97% 2.98% 2.88% 2.79%
China % 10.3% 10.4% 10.6% 10.8% 10.7%
India % 9.96% 10.4% 10.4% 10.6% 10.7%
Iran % 28.1% 24.1% 24.9% 25.8% 28.8%
Iraq % 16.3% 16.5% 16.4% 16.7% 16.8%
Kazakhstan % 3.94% 3.92% 3.80% 3.68% 3.70%
Kuwait % 11.9% 13.2% 13.9% 15.3% 14.7%
Pakistan % 3.52% 6.11% 4.15% 6.80% 6.60%
Saudi Arabia % 27.8% 29.0% 30.1% 29.0% 24.5%
Syria % 20.7% 20.8% 20.0% 19.8% 19.4%
Turkmenistan % 7.34% 7.41% 7.31% 7.28% 7.26%
Uzbekistan % 8.68% 8.72% 9.18% 9.35% 9.44%