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Employment and Labour Markets: Key Tables from OECD

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2010 Youth unemployment rate 2010

% of youth labour force (15-24)

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Employment and labour markets: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2342 - © OECD 2010

 Youth unemployment rate
 % of youth labour force (15-24)
 
 
 
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
 
Australia
12.8
 
12.0
 
11.4
 
10.7
 
10.0
 
9.4
 
8.9
 
11.6
 
 
Austria
6.2
 
7.0
 
9.7
 
10.3
 
9.1
 
8.7
 
8.1
 
10.0
 
 
Belgium
17.7
 
21.8
 
21.2
 
21.5
 
20.5
 
18.8
 
18.0
 
21.9
 
 
Canada
13.6
 
13.6
 
13.4
 
12.4
 
11.6
 
11.2
 
11.6
 
15.3
 
 
Chile
21.6
 
21.1
 
20.8
 
19.7
 
18.3
 
17.8
 
19.7
 
22.6
 
 
Czech Republic
16.0
 
17.6
 
20.4
 
19.3
 
17.5
 
10.7
 
9.9
 
16.6
 
 
Denmark
7.4
 
9.2
 
8.2
 
8.6
 
7.7
 
7.9
 
7.6
 
11.2
 
 
Estonia
17.6
 
20.6
 
21.7
 
15.9
 
12.0
 
10.0
 
12.0
 
27.5
 
 
Finland
19.5
 
20.4
 
19.5
 
18.9
 
17.6
 
15.7
 
15.7
 
21.6
 
 
France
20.2
 
18.3
 
19.7
 
20.2
 
21.3
 
18.7
 
18.1
 
22.8
 
 
Germany
9.8
 
10.6
 
12.6
 
15.2
 
13.6
 
11.7
 
10.4
 
11.0
 
 
Greece
26.8
 
26.8
 
26.9
 
26.0
 
25.2
 
22.9
 
22.1
 
25.8
 
 
Hungary
12.6
 
13.4
 
15.5
 
19.4
 
19.1
 
18.0
 
19.9
 
26.5
 
 
Iceland
7.2
 
8.2
 
8.1
 
7.2
 
8.4
 
7.2
 
8.2
 
16.0
 
 
Ireland
9.3
 
9.4
 
9.3
 
9.7
 
9.8
 
10.0
 
12.5
 
25.9
 
 
Israel 1
20.9
 
22.2
 
20.5
 
17.8
 
18.2
 
16.1
 
12.6
 
..
 
 
Italy
26.3
 
26.3
 
23.5
 
24.0
 
21.6
 
20.3
 
21.3
 
25.4
 
 
Japan
10.0
 
10.2
 
9.5
 
8.6
 
8.0
 
7.7
 
7.2
 
9.1
 
 
Korea
8.5
 
10.1
 
10.5
 
10.2
 
10.0
 
8.8
 
9.3
 
9.8
 
 
Luxembourg
7.0
 
10.9
 
16.9
 
13.7
 
16.2
 
15.2
 
17.9
 
17.2
 
 
Mexico
5.9
 
6.2
 
7.6
 
6.6
 
6.2
 
6.7
 
7.0
 
10.0
 
 
Netherlands
5.4
 
6.7
 
8.6
 
8.8
 
6.9
 
6.3
 
5.6
 
7.3
 
 
New Zealand
11.8
 
10.5
 
9.7
 
9.7
 
10.0
 
10.1
 
11.4
 
16.6
 
 
Norway
11.5
 
11.7
 
11.7
 
12.0
 
8.6
 
7.3
 
7.5
 
9.2
 
 
Poland
43.9
 
43.0
 
40.8
 
37.8
 
29.8
 
21.7
 
17.3
 
20.7
 
 
Portugal
11.6
 
14.5
 
15.3
 
16.1
 
16.2
 
16.6
 
16.4
 
20.0
 
 
Slovak Republic
37.4
 
33.1
 
32.7
 
29.9
 
26.6
 
20.1
 
18.8
 
27.3
 
 
Slovenia
16.5
 
17.3
 
16.1
 
15.9
 
13.9
 
10.1
 
10.4
 
13.6
 
 
Spain
22.2
 
22.7
 
22.0
 
19.7
 
17.9
 
18.2
 
24.6
 
37.9
 
 
Sweden
12.9
 
13.8
 
17.0
 
22.3
 
21.3
 
18.9
 
19.4
 
25.0
 
 
Switzerland
5.6
 
8.5
 
7.7
 
8.8
 
7.7
 
7.1
 
7.0
 
8.2
 
 
Turkey
19.2
 
20.5
 
20.6
 
19.9
 
19.1
 
20.0
 
20.5
 
25.3
 
 
United Kingdom
11.0
 
11.5
 
10.9
 
12.2
 
13.9
 
14.4
 
14.1
 
18.9
 
 
United States
12.0
 
12.4
 
11.8
 
11.3
 
10.5
 
10.5
 
12.8
 
17.6
 
 
OECD-Total 2
13.4
 
13.8
 
13.7
 
13.4
 
12.5
 
12.0
 
12.7
 
16.7
 
Last updated: 3 January 2011
The statistical data for Israel are supplied by and under the responsibility of the relevant Israeli authorities. The use of such data by the OECD is without prejudice to the status of the Golan Heights, East Jerusalem and Israeli settlements in the West Bank under the terms of international law.
Excluding Estonia, Israel and Slovenia
Source: Labour market statistics: Labour force statistics by sex and age: indicators, OECD Employment and Labour Market Statistics (database)
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