Which Country Suffers the Most From Young Female Unemployment?

Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24) (%), 2018
Labour | May 18, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 173 countries in 2018, South Africa ranked the highest in Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24) with 48.2% followed by Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. On the other end of the scale was Qatar with 0.253%, Niger with 0.604% and Rwanda with 1.21%.

Average Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24) reached 12.2% in 2018 in the World. This is 1.04 % less than in the previous year and 10.4 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24) reached an all time high of 12.7% in 2003 and an all time low of 9.20% in 1991. The average annual growth amounted to 1.06 % since 1980.

Data for more countries are available at Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24) indicator page.

Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24) Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Albania % 32.2% 33.3% 42.4% 39.6% 36.4%
Armenia % 31.6% 31.7% 30.9% 28.1% 29.6%
Bosnia and Herzegovina % 62.7% 63.0% 61.0% 60.0% 52.4%
Botswana % 29.7% 30.0% 30.4% 30.5% 30.4%
Greece % 48.6% 53.8% 47.5% 45.3% 44.3%
Jordan % 24.4% 24.8% 23.8% 25.8% 30.8%
Libya % 38.7% 37.9% 35.6% 33.6% 34.0%
Macedonia % 55.2% 52.4% 52.0% 49.7% 47.9%
Montenegro % 44.1% 42.0% 35.9% 39.5% 37.0%
Namibia % 29.3% 36.1% 35.2% 36.1% 37.3%
Palestine % 34.3% 36.7% 39.7% 36.1% 35.9%
South Africa % 47.5% 47.9% 48.0% 46.4% 48.7%
Spain % 54.4% 56.4% 53.6% 48.8% 44.2%
Swaziland % 45.4% 44.4% 43.3% 42.5% 41.3%
Tunisia % 36.6% 33.7% 32.5% 32.7% 33.1%