Which Country Suffers the Most From Young Male Unemployment?

Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) (%), 2019
Labour | December 30, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 173 countries in 2019, Libya ranked the highest in Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) with 69.8% followed by Palestine and Iraq. On the other end of the scale was Niger with 0.367%, Cambodia with 1.20% and Laos with 1.60%.

Average Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) reached 17.2% in 2019 in the World. This is 1 % less than in the previous year and 9.56 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) reached an all time high of 17.3% in 2020 and an all time low of 11.0% in 1991. The average annual growth amounted to 1.55 % since 1980.

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

Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) Unit 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Algeria % 39.1% 44.9% 43.3% 45.3% 45.2%
Armenia % 44.7% 36.7% 45.2% 44.3% 44.6%
Bosnia and Herzegovina % 65.7% 67.6% 58.9% 51.4% 45.7%
Botswana % 42.7% 43.0% 43.1% 42.9% 42.9%
Gabon % 42.8% 42.7% 42.6% 42.4% 42.1%
Iran % 43.3% 42.1% 43.4% 42.7% 42.3%
Iraq % 45.9% 41.6% 37.5% 62.8% 62.8%
Jordan % 48.0% 52.5% 56.0% 55.8% 55.7%
Libya % 69.7% 70.6% 70.6% 69.6% 68.9%
Palestine % 51.4% 56.0% 60.6% 66.8% 69.1%
Saudi Arabia % 58.5% 57.3% 47.6% 51.0% 62.7%
South Africa % 55.3% 55.1% 59.6% 59.0% 59.2%
Sudan % 43.7% 43.5% 43.4% 43.1% 42.9%
Swaziland % 51.5% 50.1% 49.0% 49.0% 49.0%
Syria % 45.2% 45.8% 46.4% 46.6% 46.6%