Youth 15-24

Girls are still more vulnerable than boys during adolescence, particularly regarding high levels of child marriage, adolescent fertility, dropping out of school, and not entering the formal workforce. Girls face more restrictions to their mobility and autonomy as they mature, but when given the opportunities, girls often outperform boys.

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Youth labor force participation rate by sex and income group (modeled ILO estimate)
% of youth ages 15 - 24
Ratio of female to male youth unemployment rate (modeled ILO estimate)
% of youth ages 15 - 24
Share of youth not in education, employment, or training (NEET), by sex
Women who were first married by age 18 (% of women ages 20-24)
Youth literacy rate by world and income group, gender parity index
Global youth HIV incidence rate by sex
Per 1,000 uninfected youth ages 15-24