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Unemployment by level of educational attainment shows the unemployed by level of educational attainment, as a percentage of the unemployed. The levels of educational attainment accord with the International Standard Classification of Education 1997 of the United Nations Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organization (UNESCO).
Source: The World Bank: World Development Indicators    # of Reporting Countries: 154
Frequency: Annual    Earliest: 1980-12     Latest: 2014-12

2009-12 2010-12 2011-12 2012-12 2013-12 2014-12
1) Albania
43.5
42.5
40.7
40.5
2) Algeria
55.7
3) Argentina
25.4
21.3
39.7
39.2
40.7
4) Armenia
6.2
5.9
6.5
6
6
5) Austria
34.2
31.3
32.8
31.5
29.7
29.7
6) Azerbaijan
9.9
11.6
21.1
18.2
7) Bahamas
23
8) Bahrain
13.7
62.6
63
9) Belarus
7.1
10) Belgium
31.4
33.4
34.9
32
31.8
37
11) Belize
59.7
12) Bermuda
2.5
4.6
47.2
13) Bhutan
46.5
34.5
42.9
42.5
14.1
14) Bolivia
23.6
15) Bosnia Herzegovina
24.6
21.3
21.9
19.6
16) Botswana
58.3
17) Brazil
34.1
27.3
25.3
18) Bulgaria
33.6
30.1
30.2
28.2
27.8
34
19) Canada
24.4
23.8
23.9
22.7
22.1
22.6
20) Cayman Islands
17
10.6
8.8
21) Central Europe and the Baltics
21.47
19.41
20
19.3
18.5
19.9
22) Chile
15.5
23) Colombia
22.3
38.7
19.1
24) Costa Rica
43.6
40.8
37.8
35.7
56.2
25) Croatia
18.5
18.8
20.6
16.1
16
17.6
26) Cuba
45.6
36.5
27) Cyprus
24.5
24.9
18.7
19
19.7
22.2
28) Czech Republic
23.5
20.7
20.1
22.7
19.3
18
29) Denmark
40.4
37.6
36.2
35.5
34.7
32.5
30) Dominican Republic
32.2
31.6
33
31) Ecuador
30.6
35.6
22.7
27.3
29.6
32) Egypt
4
3.5
7.5
8.69
4.09
33) El Salvador
1.3
47.7
58.2
55.9
34) Estonia
21.1
17.2
20.9
21.6
15
15.8
35) Ethiopia
71.3
68.8
64.4
66.1
36) Euro area
42.04
41.95
41.7
41.7
40.3
40.7
37) Europe & Central Asia (all income levels)
30.77
30.75
30.71
33.9
38) Europe & Central Asia (developing only)
31.54
30.47
29.43
28.13
39) European Union
35.88
35.24
35.14
35.2
34.4
36.7
40) Finland
30.2
30.7
31.9
30.3
28.6
25.8
41) France
37.3
38.5
37.5
36
32
29.6
42) Georgia
4.1
4.5
5
43) Germany
31.3
31.3
30.7
30.7
30.2
31
44) Greece
28.9
28.2
26.8
27.2
26.5
29
45) Guatemala
33.7
47.5
15.1
47.2
46) High income: OECD
28.43
28.06
28.01
28.88
47) High income: nonOECD
16.93
18.05
16.81
48) High income
26.18
26.13
25.84
28.4
28.6
30.3
49) Honduras
30.8
50) Hong Kong
34.2
31.2
31.4
29.1
29.7
51) Hungary
31.5
30.4
30.1
28.8
28.8
30.5
52) Iceland
52.1
50.4
49
54.7
48.2
42.9
53) India
29.9
54) Indonesia
43
44
47.5
55) Ireland
29.8
29.5
29.5
30
26.3
26.8
56) Italy
43.2
42.5
43.4
43
43
43.7
57) Jordan
46.1
45.4
45.3
44.5
58) Kazakhstan
43.7
43.8
42.6
38.2
33.7
59) Kosovo
30.1
60) Kyrgyzstan
10.9
15.1
14.1
61) Latin America & Caribbean (all income levels)
27.26
62) Latin America & Caribbean (developing only)
27.72
63) Latvia
21.9
18.8
20
17.8
20.1
20.6
64) Lithuania
14.7
13.2
13.6
13.5
14.5
15.3
65) Luxembourg
24
21.4
27.2
23.7
22.2
28.2
66) Macau
56
57
51.7
45.7
47
67) Macedonia
33.7
32.5
30.7
29
27.8
28.2
68) Malaysia
9.6
9.3
22.5
19.2
69) Malta
70.6
72.5
70.7
71.3
70.3
69.9
70) Mauritius
45.3
43.5
39.4
71) Mexico
20.4
72) Moldova
19.3
23.9
23.1
22.6
19.3
73) Mongolia
19.8
24.9
25.1
56.2
41.2
74) Montenegro
34.5
31
32
28.6
75) Morocco
50.8
51.1
49.2
50
76) Namibia
23.4
42.1
66.8
77) Netherlands
39.6
41
38.8
39.2
34.7
37.7
78) Nicaragua
28.4
79) North America
18.06
17.25
17.08
16.5
16.1
15.8
80) Norway
43.2
41.3
42.4
37.5
39.7
37.2
81) OECD members
30.58
29.89
28.88
30
29.9
32.2
82) Panama
13.2
12.9
13.8
11.3
83) Paraguay
41.1
46.7
38.1
44.2
84) Peru
9.8
8.8
58
56.5
52.7
85) Philippines
13.3
13.1
12.6
13.1
86) Poland
15.6
14.9
15
14.6
13.8
13.8
87) Portugal
69.6
67.2
62.7
57.9
56
56.7
88) Qatar
23.4
20.6
25.7
17.8
89) Romania
26.2
20.4
22.9
22.2
20.8
24.7
90) Russia
11.8
11.1
10.7
10.3
91) Rwanda
55.7
92) San Marino
36.9
31.7
93) Saudi Arabia
16.7
12.9
8.69
94) Serbia
45.7
95) Singapore
28
24.5
23.9
22.7
17.8
96) Slovakia
20.3
18.6
18.2
18.6
17.3
20.3
97) Slovenia
20.2
21.4
19.9
19.2
19.7
18.6
98) South Africa
50.8
50.2
51.3
51.9
51.7
99) South Asia
30.08
100) Spain
58.6
57.2
55.1
54.7
53.7
54.5
101) Sri Lanka
43.6
37.3
38.1
37
35.2
102) St Vincent Grenadines
38.9
103) Sweden
28.1
28.9
29.8
30.3
30.2
37.9
104) Switzerland
28.9
23.5
27.4
25.3
24.6
26.7
105) Tanzania
73.6
84
106) Thailand
42.4
39.2
39.4
36.5
30.5
107) Timor Leste
20.5
108) Tunisia
26.9
24.1
22.4
109) Turkey
53.6
53.2
50.4
49.2
49.2
56
110) Ukraine
6.9
7.1
5.6
4.59
4.5
111) United Kingdom
17.1
15.8
15.4
14.3
14.6
30.7
112) United States
17.4
16.6
16.4
15.8
15.5
14.8
113) Uruguay
24.6
24.4
19.6
59.4
61.7
114) Venezuela
41.7
39.9
35.4
36
115) West Bank and Gaza
36
36.3
31.9
29.2
27.1
116) Zimbabwe
19.4
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