Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Zambia

Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) reached 16.0 % in 2018 in Zambia. This is 0.281 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Zambia reached an all time high of 36.8 % in 1991 and an all time low of 16.0 % in 2008. When compared to Zambia's main peers, Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Angola amounted to 17.0 %, 4.09 % in Tanzania, 9.08 % in Zimbabwe and 5.94 % in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2018.

Zambia has been ranked 78th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24), 5 places behind 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.

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