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Table 5 Labor market performance variables, averages per group of countries and age category, 2000–2014

From: Youth minimum wages and youth employment

Groups and age categories Employment rate Labor force participation rate Unemployment rate
Group 1
 15–19 19.6 24.9 26.9
 20–24 53.7 63.7 16.5
 25–29 74.2 82.5 10.1
 30–34 77.2 83.7 7.8
 35–39 78.6 84.5 6.9
 40–44 79.4 85.0 6.5
 45–49 78.0 83.2 6.2
 50–54 72..6 77.3 6.1
 55–59 58.4 62.0 5.9
 60–64 34.0 35.7 4.7
 Average 62.6 68.3 9.7
Group 2
 15–19 36.0 42.4 18.2
 20–24 63.7 71.7 11.7
 25–29 76.8 83.0 7.7
 30–34 82.2 87.2 5.7
 35–39 84.4 88.6 4.8
 40–44 85.2 89.1 4.4
 45–49 84.5 88.1 4.2
 50–54 81.1 84.7 4.2
 55–59 70.8 74.3 4.7
 60–64 44.0 45.8 4.0
 Average 70.9 75.5 7.0
Group 1A
 15–19 24.9 31.0 25.7
 20–24 55.6 65.4 16.0
 25–29 74.7 82.7 9.8
 30–34 77.6 83.8 7.5
 35–39 78.3 83.8 6.5
 40–44 78.5 83.6 6.1
 45–49 77.0 81.6 5.7
 50–54 71.4 75.6 5.6
 55–59 57.6 60.8 5.3
 60–64 34.5 36.0 4.2
 Average 63.0 68.4 9.2
Group 1B
 15–19 11.4 15.5 29.7
 20–24 49.3 60.2 18.7
 25–29 73.2 82.8 11.5
 30–34 76.7 84.2 8.7
 35–39 79.0 85.7 7.8
 40–44 80.2 86.5 7.2
 45–49 78.6 84.5 6.9
 50–54 72.9 78.2 6.8
 55–59 57.6 61.6 6.5
 60–64 31.5 33.2 5.1
 Average 61.0 67.2 10.9