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Table 1 Summary indicators, youth employment (15–24 years), by region, 2013

From: Jobs for Africa’s expanding youth cohort: a stocktaking of employment prospects and policy interventions

  Unemployment rate Youth-to-adult unemployment rate Labor force participation rate Employment rate
Sub-Saharan Africa 11.7 2.0 53.6 47.3
Developed economies 17.9 2.3 47.5 39.0
Central and Southeastern Europe/CIS 18.0 2.6 42.0 34.5
East Asia 9.8 2.7 59.3 53.5
Southeast Asia and Pacific 13.3 5.3 52.2 45.2
South Asia 9.4 3.9 40.9 37.0
Latin America and Caribbean 13.2 2.7 52.4 45.5
Middle East 29.1 3.8 30.2 21.4
North Africa 23.9 3.3 33.3 25.4
  1. Source: International Labour Office (ILO) (2013)