Proportion of Youth Seeking a Job 68.3 Percent

Proportion of Youth Seeking a Job 68.3 Percent
Proportion of Youth Seeking a Job 68.3 Percent

As a problem of many countries' economies, youth unemployment makes its presence felt in every country from developed to developing countries. In the reports of many international organizations, especially in OECD reports, Turkey is at the top of the list of countries experiencing this problem. Turkey's employment resource, where companies find the employee they are looking for and job seekers finding the job they are looking for, shared the job search statistics of the young population between the ages of 18-24. Considering the nearly 18 million data that has for the age group between 24-2, the provinces where young people seek employment the most are Istanbul, Izmir and Ankara, respectively, followed by Bursa, Kocaeli, Adana, Antalya, Gaziantep and Konya. .

10% of currently employed youth are looking for a job

According to the data released by the OECD in 2021, Turkey ranks as the 36th highest unemployment among 8 OECD countries in youth unemployment. According to's data, the rate of currently employed young people who apply for a job is 10%, while the rate of young people who are not working and looking for a job is 68.3%. 18% of the youth in the 24-21.5 age group who are looking for a job are students.

51.3% of job seekers are high school graduates

According to the statistics of for Turkey in general, 49.8% of the job seekers are men and 50.2% are women. The education level of job seekers was 51.3% high school, 20.6% associate degree, 17.8% undergraduate, 9.9% primary school and 0.4% postgraduate graduates.

Food ranks first in industry experience

Considering the sectoral experiences of the 18-24 age group, the food sector ranks first with 10.7%, this sector is merchandising/retailing with 6.8%, textile with 4.8%, education with 4.3%, health/hospital with 4%, and service with 3.6%. health with 3.2%, call center with 3.1%, tourism with 3% and restaurant business with 2.8%.

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