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32 Things You May Not Know About Ukraine

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31. High youth unemployment

Prior to the war, Ukraine had a relatively high youth unemployment rate. In 2020, residents ages 15 to 24 had a jobless rate of 19.3%, which ranked 83rd-highest in the world.

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32. Low poverty rate

As of 2019, the most recent year for which data is available, Ukraine had one of the lowest poverty rates in the world, at 1.1%.

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