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Employment and Labour Markets: Key Tables from OECD

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2009 Youth unemployment rate 2009

% of youth labour force (15-24)

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Employment and labour markets: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2342 - © OECD 2009

 Youth unemployment rate
 % of youth labour force (15-24)
 
 
 
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
 
Australia
13.5
 
12.8
 
12.0
 
11.4
 
10.7
 
10.0
 
9.4
 
8.9
 
 
Austria
5.6
 
6.2
 
7.0
 
9.7
 
10.3
 
9.1
 
8.7
 
8.1
 
 
Belgium
15.3
 
15.7
 
19.0
 
17.5
 
19.9
 
18.9
 
19.2
 
14.3
 
 
Canada
12.9
 
13.6
 
13.6
 
13.4
 
12.4
 
11.6
 
11.2
 
11.6
 
 
Czech Republic
16.6
 
16.0
 
17.6
 
20.4
 
19.3
 
17.5
 
10.7
 
9.9
 
 
Denmark
8.3
 
7.1
 
9.8
 
7.8
 
7.9
 
7.6
 
7.2
 
7.2
 
 
Finland
18.8
 
19.5
 
20.4
 
19.5
 
18.9
 
17.6
 
15.7
 
14.8
 
 
France
18.7
 
20.2
 
18.3
 
19.7
 
20.2
 
21.3
 
18.7
 
18.1
 
 
Germany
8.3
 
9.8
 
10.6
 
12.6
 
15.2
 
13.6
 
11.7
 
10.4
 
 
Greece
28.0
 
26.1
 
25.7
 
26.5
 
25.3
 
24.5
 
22.0
 
20.6
 
 
Hungary
11.2
 
12.6
 
13.4
 
15.5
 
19.4
 
19.1
 
18.0
 
19.9
 
 
Iceland
4.8
 
7.2
 
8.2
 
8.1
 
7.2
 
8.4
 
7.2
 
8.2
 
 
Ireland
6.2
 
7.7
 
7.8
 
8.1
 
8.3
 
8.3
 
8.7
 
10.5
 
 
Italy
27.0
 
26.3
 
26.3
 
23.5
 
24.0
 
21.6
 
20.3
 
21.3
 
 
Japan
9.7
 
10.0
 
10.2
 
9.5
 
8.6
 
8.0
 
7.7
 
7.2
 
 
Korea
10.2
 
8.5
 
10.1
 
10.5
 
10.2
 
10.0
 
8.8
 
9.3
 
 
Luxembourg
6.3
 
7.0
 
10.9
 
16.9
 
13.7
 
16.2
 
14.9
 
13.5
 
 
Mexico
4.9
 
5.9
 
6.2
 
7.6
 
6.6
 
6.2
 
6.7
 
6.5
 
 
Netherlands
4.9
 
5.4
 
6.7
 
8.6
 
8.8
 
6.9
 
6.3
 
5.6
 
 
New Zealand
11.8
 
11.5
 
10.2
 
9.3
 
9.4
 
9.6
 
9.7
 
11.0
 
 
Norway
10.5
 
11.5
 
11.7
 
11.7
 
12.0
 
8.6
 
7.3
 
7.5
 
 
Poland
41.0
 
43.9
 
43.0
 
40.8
 
37.8
 
29.8
 
21.7
 
17.3
 
 
Portugal
9.4
 
11.5
 
14.6
 
15.3
 
16.1
 
16.2
 
16.6
 
16.4
 
 
Slovak Republic
39.1
 
37.4
 
33.1
 
32.7
 
29.9
 
26.6
 
20.1
 
18.9
 
 
Spain
20.8
 
22.2
 
22.7
 
22.0
 
19.7
 
17.9
 
18.2
 
24.6
 
 
Sweden
11.8
 
12.9
 
13.8
 
17.0
 
22.3
 
21.3
 
18.9
 
19.4
 
 
Switzerland
5.5
 
5.6
 
8.5
 
7.7
 
8.8
 
7.7
 
7.1
 
7.0
 
 
Turkey
16.2
 
19.2
 
20.5
 
19.7
 
19.3
 
18.7
 
20.0
 
20.5
 
 
United Kingdom
10.4
 
11.0
 
11.5
 
10.9
 
12.2
 
13.9
 
14.4
 
14.1
 
 
United States
10.6
 
12.0
 
12.4
 
11.8
 
11.3
 
10.5
 
10.5
 
12.8
 
 
OECD-Total
12.3
 
13.3
 
13.7
 
13.5
 
13.3
 
12.4
 
11.9
 
12.4
 
Last updated: 27 August 2009
Source: Labour market statistics: Labour force statistics by sex and age: indicators, OECD Employment and Labour Market Statistics (database)
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