The chart shows the youth unemployment rate across European Union countries. Figures are published by Eurostat (the EU’s statistical authority) and therefore may differ from what is published elsewhere in this briefing.
Greece had the highest rate of youth unemployment in July-September 2018 at 37.5%. The Czech Republic and Germany had the lowest youth unemployment rate at 6.2%.
The UK youth unemployment rate was 11.2%, compared to 15.1% for the European Union as a whole.
Notes: Seasonally adjusted. Rate refers to the percentage of economically active young people aged 15-24 who are unemployed (16-24 year olds in UK, Italy and Spain).
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