SDG 8 · Indicator

Unemployment, youth total

% of total labor force ages 15-24

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SDG achieved

Challenges remain

Significant challenges remain

Major challenges remain

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Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labour force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labour force and unemployment differ by country.

Long-Term Objective

The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of .


World Bank (World Development Indicators)

Unemployment, youth total