Which Country Suffers the Most From Young Male Unemployment?

Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) (%), 2018
Labour | May 18, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 173 countries in 2018, Palestine ranked the highest in Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) with 72.4% followed by South Africa and Libya. On the other end of the scale was Niger with 0.112%, Cambodia with 1.16% and Laos with 1.55%.

Average Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) reached 14.7% in 2018 in the World. This is 0.676 % less than in the previous year and 13.0 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) reached an all time high of 15.0% in 2016 and an all time low of 9.75% in 1991. The average annual growth amounted to 1.52 % 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 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Algeria % 39.1% 39.9% 39.2% 45.0% 43.4%
Armenia % 40.1% 40.7% 45.0% 36.9% 45.6%
Bosnia and Herzegovina % 63.2% 60.7% 65.2% 67.2% 58.4%
Botswana % 43.7% 44.4% 44.8% 44.2% 44.2%
Greece % 63.4% 63.9% 58.4% 55.0% 50.7%
Iran % 43.2% 41.9% 43.6% 42.6% 44.0%
Jordan % 47.1% 52.0% 49.0% 53.6% 56.9%
Libya % 59.0% 58.0% 54.9% 53.1% 53.7%
Macedonia % 51.7% 50.9% 54.9% 43.3% 48.7%
Namibia % 39.9% 45.8% 42.6% 47.2% 52.1%
Palestine % 62.2% 64.7% 62.7% 60.4% 66.0%
Saudi Arabia % 56.6% 55.2% 58.2% 57.1% 47.6%
South Africa % 56.4% 55.4% 55.3% 54.9% 59.4%
Sudan % 43.4% 43.6% 44.2% 44.3% 44.0%
Swaziland % 51.3% 50.8% 49.5% 47.9% 46.2%