Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24 (%) (national estimate)

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Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.
Source: The World Bank: World Development Indicators    # of Reporting Countries: 177
Frequency: Annual    Earliest: 1980-12     Latest: 2016-12

2010-12 2011-12 2012-12 2013-12 2014-12 2015-12 2016-12
1) Albania
34.2
34
27
19.6
17.7
18.8
2) Algeria
22.1
20.7
19.3
18.3
3) Angola
48
4) Argentina
33
33.2
33
32.2
31.2
5) Armenia
20.9
22.6
22.8
23.3
23.7
26.8
6) Aruba
26.4
7) Australia
60.5
60.4
59.5
58.5
57.7
58.5
58.4
8) Austria
52.7
53.9
53.7
53
52
51.4
51
9) Azerbaijan
28.3
28.2
10) Bahrain
39
37
41.7
11) Bangladesh
43.5
40.9
38
12) Barbados
32.9
30.7
29.7
32
13) Belgium
25.2
26
25.2
23.6
23.2
23.3
22.7
14) Belize
36.5
39.9
35.2
35.9
39.2
39.4
15) Benin
39.5
40.5
16) Bhutan
36.7
34.5
30.1
24.3
26.3
17) Bolivia
49.7
43.2
43.5
49
41
18) Bosnia Herzegovina
14
13.1
10.6
10.8
10.1
11.8
19) Botswana
24.6
26.8
20) Brazil
46
50
50.4
48.5
49
43
39.4
21) Brunei
27.2
22) Bulgaria
24.2
22.1
21.8
21.2
20.7
20.2
19.7
23) Burkina Faso
47.4
24) Burundi
51.2
25) Cambodia
78.1
60.7
26) Cameroon
53.2
27) Canada
54.9
55.2
54.2
55
55.5
55.7
55.4
28) Caribbean small states
27.8
27.7
28.6
29) Cayman Islands
41.7
41.2
45.7
41.7
39.2
47.7
30) Central Europe and the Baltics
24.4
23.3
23.3
23.1
24.5
25.5
26.6
31) Chile
30.5
31.7
31.1
30.3
30.1
30.2
29.2
32) Colombia
40.7
42
44.5
44.7
44.2
44.2
44.2
33) Costa Rica
34.7
33.7
37
37.2
36
35.2
33.2
34) Croatia
24.2
20.6
17.3
14.8
18.2
19.1
25.6
35) Cyprus
33.7
30.2
28.1
23.3
25.7
25.5
26.3
36) Czech Republic
25.2
24.5
25.2
25.6
27.1
28.3
28.6
37) Denmark
58
57.5
55
53.7
53.7
55.4
58.2
38) Dominican Republic
35
34.7
33.9
39) Ecuador
40.5
37.9
39.2
37.5
36.5
39
40.2
40) Egypt
26.2
23.7
22
22.7
22.8
21.8
21.7
41) El Salvador
42.5
43.5
44
43.4
41.7
41.5
41.7
42) Estonia
25.2
31.1
32.2
32.4
33.2
36.2
37.5
43) Ethiopia
36.7
37.2
40.2
72.1
44) Euro area
33.4
33
31.8
31.1
30.7
30.9
31.3
45) Europe & Central Asia (all income levels)
33.28
33.46
32.7
46) Europe & Central Asia (developing only)
28.86
29.73
29.22
47) European Union
33.9
33.3
32.6
32.2
32.5
33.1
33.8
48) Fiji
31.2
49) Finland
38.7
40.4
41.7
41.5
41.4
40.5
41.7
50) France
30.1
29.6
28.6
28.3
28
27.8
27.7
51) French Polynesia
17.3
52) Gabon
11.6
53) Gambia
36
54) Georgia
24.2
25.8
27.3
55) Germany
46.2
47.9
46.5
46.9
46
45.2
45.7
56) Ghana
39.5
51.4
57) Greece
20.1
16.1
13
11.8
13.3
13
13
58) Guam
32.5
59) Guatemala
39.2
49.4
55.4
47
48.5
49.2
49.5
60) Guinea
61.9
62.2
62.2
61) High income: OECD
39.65
39.71
39.49
62) High income: nonOECD
33.33
63) High income
39
38.1
38.1
38.3
38.9
39.5
40.5
64) Honduras
47.5
45.9
44.7
47.9
47.4
48.5
46.5
65) Hong Kong
31.7
33
47.5
35
35.9
66) Hungary
18.2
18
18.3
20.1
23.5
25.7
28.1
67) Iceland
61.7
62.5
65.4
69.6
70.5
73
77.5
68) India
33
29.2
69) Indonesia
38.7
38.2
40.5
39.5
38.7
38.4
38.9
70) Iran
20.8
18.3
18.5
18.8
71) Ireland
31.6
29.5
28.2
29
28.3
28.7
32
72) Isle of Man
49.8
51.5
73) Israel
45
44.4
43.5
44.4
44.5
44.4
44.2
74) Italy
20.2
19.2
18.5
16.2
15.6
15.6
16.6
75) Ivory Coast
34.7
76) Jamaica
22.3
21.6
21.8
22.8
25
77) Japan
39.2
38.5
38.5
39.7
40.2
40.7
42.4
78) Jordan
19.1
17.7
17.2
79) Kiribati
24.7
80) Kosovo
9.8
9
8.5
10.1
81) Kuwait
37.3
82) Kyrgyzstan
39.4
38.7
36.5
40.7
38
36.7
35.2
83) Laos
62
84) Latin America & Caribbean (all income levels)
45.56
44.06
85) Latin America & Caribbean (developing only)
47.13
47.01
86) Latvia
25.3
25.7
28.7
30.2
32.5
34.5
32.7
87) Lesotho
29.6
88) Liberia
30.7
89) Libya
9.1
90) Liechtenstein
48.5
51.4
50.7
50
49.5
48.2
91) Lithuania
18.2
19
21.5
24.6
27.6
28.2
30.2
92) Lower middle income
35.4
93) Luxembourg
21.2
20.7
21.7
21.8
20.3
29.1
24.8
94) Macau
48.5
48.9
46.9
48
46.7
45.5
44.5
95) Macedonia
15.3
14.3
15.5
16.2
15.1
17.2
16.2
96) Madagascar
89
72
97) Malawi
59.9
98) Malaysia
37.1
36.9
37
37.2
38
38.4
99) Maldives
31.2
45.7
100) Mali
50.2
54.7
47.5
43
101) Malta
44.2
45
43.7
46
46.2
45.5
46.2
102) Mauritius
33
33.7
33.2
35.2
32.9
103) Mexico
42.5
42.2
42.7
42
41.2
41
40.7
104) Moldova
18
19
17.6
18.1
17.3
19.2
17.3
105) Mongolia
27.1
29.2
35.2
28.3
26.7
25.5
22.1
106) Montenegro
13.6
13.1
13.5
13.5
18.2
18.8
21
107) Morocco
29.8
28.7
27.2
26.1
25.8
108) Mozambique
43.2
61
109) Myanmar
58.9
110) Namibia
21.7
20.3
20
19.8
20.2
111) Netherlands
63
61.2
61
60
58.7
60.7
60.7
112) New Caledonia
27.1
113) New Zealand
49.4
49.2
48.5
49.2
51.7
53
54.2
114) Nicaragua
47.2
115) Niger
70
116) Nigeria
21.2
117) North America
45.9
46.3
46.7
47.3
48.3
49.2
49.9
118) Norway
51.4
50.7
52.2
51.7
50
50.4
48.5
119) OECD members
39.3
39.3
39.3
39.3
39.8
40.4
40.9
120) Oman
26.7
121) Pakistan
41
39.5
39
38.4
37.5
122) Panama
40.7
38.5
41.5
41.7
39.5
39
38.2
123) Papua New Guinea
35.9
124) Paraguay
50.7
50
53
52.4
49.7
48
51
125) Peru
52.5
51.2
50.7
49.7
47
46.5
46.4
126) Philippines
37.2
39
38.5
38
38.5
37.2
36.9
127) Poland
26.3
24.8
24.7
24.2
25.7
26
28.3
128) Portugal
27.8
26.6
23
21.7
22.3
22.7
23.8
129) Puerto Rico
17.3
17.2
19.2
130) Qatar
67.8
68
67.3
66.8
99.5
131) Romania
24.2
23.3
23.6
22.8
22.5
24.5
22.2
132) Russia
34.2
35
33.7
34.2
33.4
31.7
133) Rwanda
64.1
134) Saint Lucia
32.8
33.5
34.7
135) Samoa
17.7
17.7
136) San Marino
23.7
22
137) Saudi Arabia
12.3
12.3
12.5
12.3
11.6
15
138) Senegal
35.5
25.7
139) Serbia
15.1
14
14.5
14.5
14.8
16.3
19.7
140) Seychelles
46.2
47.4
141) Sierra Leone
26.1
142) Singapore
35.2
33.2
34.4
32.7
34.2
36.7
35.7
143) Slovakia
20.6
20
20.1
20.3
21.7
23.2
25.2
144) Slovenia
34
31.5
27.2
26.5
26.7
29.6
28.6
145) South Africa
12.8
12.6
12.3
12.5
12.3
13.3
12.3
146) South Asia
35
29.2
147) South Korea
23
23
24.2
24.2
25.7
26.8
27.2
148) Spain
25
22
18.3
16.7
16.7
17.8
18.3
149) Sri Lanka
28.2
28.2
27.6
27.6
26.1
26.7
25.7
150) Suriname
29.2
26.1
24.6
24.8
26.7
27
151) Sweden
38.5
40.7
40
41.5
42.7
43.7
44.5
152) Switzerland
62.5
63.2
62
62
62
61.5
62.5
153) Syria
24
154) Tanzania
61.5
61
69.5
155) Thailand
45.9
45.4
45.1
43.9
156) Timor Leste
12
11.1
157) Togo
62.7
158) Trinidad and Tobago
41.9
43
41.7
41
159) Tunisia
22
18.5
21.8
160) Turkey
30
32
31.5
32.2
33.5
34
34
161) Uganda
50.7
162) Ukraine
33.5
33.9
33.7
29.5
28.2
163) United Kingdom
46.7
45.7
46.2
46.2
48
50
50.7
164) United States
45
45.4
46
46.5
47.5
48.5
49.4
165) Uruguay
42.5
44.7
43.5
43
42.7
39.2
37.7
166) Venezuela
35.4
35.5
34.4
34.2
35.2
33.5
167) Vietnam
52.9
54.5
54.9
55
52.5
168) West Bank and Gaza
18.2
18.1
17.2
17.7
19.3
169) Yemen
20.1
19.5
170) Zambia
48
171) Zimbabwe
66.3
70.3
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