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Youth employment rate in the World

37.1 % in 2018

Youth employment rate of World fell gradually from 47.18 % in 1999 to 37.1 % in 2018.

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Date Value Change, %
2018 37.10 -0.50 %
2017 37.28 -0.44 %
2016 37.45 -1.35 %
2015 37.96 -1.45 %
2014 38.52 -1.13 %
2013 38.96 -1.34 %
2012 39.49 -1.68 %
2011 40.17 -1.61 %
2010 40.82 -1.86 %
2009 41.59 -2.82 %
2008 42.80 -1.32 %
2007 43.37
Labor Force Participation Rate 33.67 % in 2018 WB
Macro Region
Africa 53 timeseries
Asia 21 timeseries
Central America and the Caribbean 17 timeseries
Europe 39 timeseries
Middle East 16 timeseries
North America 48.38 % in 2018 WB
Oceania 8 timeseries
South America 12 timeseries
Southeast Asia 13 timeseries
Country (% in 2018)

Iceland is the top country by youth employment rate in the world. As of 2018, youth employment rate in Iceland was 75.98 %. The top 5 countries also includes Madagascar, Nepal, Niger, and Ethiopia.

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Iceland 75.98 WB
Madagascar 73.54 WB
Nepal 72.18 WB
Niger 71.14 WB
Ethiopia 70.38 WB
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 70.06 WB
Cambodia 69.64 WB
United Republic of Tanzania 69.3 WB
Zimbabwe 67.37 WB
Qatar 65.22 WB
Netherlands 63.36 WB
Switzerland 63.23 WB
Rwanda 62.63 WB
Eritrea 62.32 WB
Togo 61.47 WB
Malawi 59.15 WB
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 59.05 WB
Mozambique 58.55 WB
Australia 58.22 WB
Peru 58.1 WB
Denmark 57.12 WB
Solomon Islands 57.02 WB
Canada 56.37 WB
Afghanistan 55.56 WB
New Zealand 55.33 WB
Viet Nam 54.03 WB
Chad 53.36 WB
Cameroon 52.73 WB
Uganda 52.2 WB
Burundi 50.94 WB
Guatemala 50.82 WB
Austria 50.68 WB
United Kingdom 50.59 WB
Paraguay 50.3 WB
Vanuatu 49.95 WB
South Sudan 49.66 WB
Myanmar 49.13 WB
Norway 48.4 WB
Guinea Bissau 48.29 WB
Central African Republic 48.05 WB
United Arab Emirates 47.99 WB
Honduras 47.82 WB
Burkina Faso 47.64 WB
United States of America 47.57 WB
Angola 47.31 WB
Germany 46.95 WB
Zambia 46.42 WB
Nicaragua 46.27 WB
Sweden 45.67 WB
Malta 45.6 WB
Mali 45.47 WB
Israel 45.4 WB
Finland 43.92 WB
Macau 43.9 WB
Maldives 43.36 WB
Turkmenistan 43 WB
Colombia 42.93 WB
Japan 42.91 WB
Uzbekistan 42.8 WB
Bahrain 42.79 WB
Guinea 42.76 WB
Kazakhstan 42.44 WB
Ecuador 42.34 WB
El Salvador 41.61 WB
Bahamas 41.55 WB
Mexico 41.54 WB
China 41.47 WB
Panama 41.31 WB
Belarus 41.26 WB
Benin 40.94 WB
Belize 40.56 WB
Indonesia 40.02 WB
Ireland 39.96 WB
Brazil 39.8 WB
Thailand 39.65 WB
Bolivia 39.55 WB
Estonia 39.46 WB
Pakistan 39.33 WB
Oman 39.06 WB
Dominican Republic 38.46 WB
Hong Kong 37.75 WB
Malaysia 37.38 WB
Trinidad and Tobago 37.33 WB
Uruguay 37.21 WB
Guyana 37.12 WB
Cabo Verde 36.89 WB
Bangladesh 36.8 WB
Singapore 36.35 WB
Tonga 36.19 WB
Ghana 36.14 WB
Djibouti 36.07 WB
Gambia 35.8 WB
Philippines 35.67 WB
Cuba 35.54 WB
Azerbaijan 35.48 WB
Kyrgyzstan 35.31 WB
Turkey 35.2 WB
Slovenia 34.42 WB
Costa Rica 34.29 WB
Papua New Guinea 33.96 WB
Côte d'Ivoire 33.85 WB
Latvia 33.71 WB
Congo 33.63 WB
Fiji 33.46 WB
Democratic Republic of the Congo 32.76 WB
Barbados 32.62 WB
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 31.77 WB
Mauritius 31.7 WB
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 31.6 WB
Lithuania 31.42 WB
Poland 30.86 WB
Sao Tome and Principe 30.25 WB
Jamaica 30.19 WB
Cyprus 30.08 WB
Lesotho 29.9 WB
France 29.9 WB
Saint Lucia 29.2 WB
Kenya 29.09 WB
Liberia 28.89 WB
Bhutan 28.78 WB
Hungary 28.73 WB
Botswana 28.57 WB
Czech Republic 28.45 WB
Republic of Korea 28.41 WB
Argentina 28.29 WB
Russian Federation 28.21 WB
Chile 27.91 WB
Brunei Darussalam 27.77 WB
Portugal 27.29 WB
India 27.23 WB
Georgia 27.11 WB
Ukraine 26.94 WB
Slovakia 26.81 WB
Croatia 26.63 WB
Senegal 26.4 WB
Sierra Leone 26.14 WB
Luxembourg 26.11 WB
Equatorial Guinea 25.68 WB
Romania 25.42 WB
Haiti 24.82 WB
Lebanon 24.73 WB
Iraq 24.68 WB
Somalia 24.67 WB
Kuwait 24.23 WB
Mongolia 24.05 WB
Syrian Arab Republic 23.41 WB
Belgium 23.01 WB
Bulgaria 22.46 WB
Tajikistan 22.43 WB
Suriname 22.22 WB
Armenia 22.01 WB
Albania 21.75 WB
Spain 21.61 WB
Egypt 21.11 WB
Mauritania 21.04 WB
Tunisia 21.03 WB
Morocco 20.76 WB
Yemen 20.75 WB
Sudan 20.55 WB
Montenegro 19.97 WB
Sri Lanka 19.88 WB
Namibia 19.88 WB
Serbia 19.73 WB
Iran 19.34 WB
Libya 19.28 WB
Eswatini 18.62 WB
Nigeria 18.61 WB
Samoa 18.34 WB
Algeria 17.89 WB
North Macedonia 17.74 WB
Italy 17.61 WB
Bosnia and Herzegovina 17.55 WB
Palestine 17.3 WB
Puerto Rico 17.26 WB
Republic of Moldova 17.19 WB
Greece 15.41 WB
Jordan 14.51 WB
Saudi Arabia 13.93 WB
Comoros 13.25 WB
South Africa 12.46 WB
Timor-Leste 12.33 WB
Gabon 11.55 WB

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