Benin Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Benin youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 3.92%, a 0% increase from 2020.
  • Benin youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 3.92%, a 0.22% increase from 2019.
  • Benin youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.71%, a 0.03% increase from 2018.
  • Benin youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.68%, a 0.26% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Haiti 35.66%
Somalia 34.74%
Syrian Arab Republic 26.22%
Yemen 25.47%
Comoros 21.66%
South Sudan 20.97%
Afghanistan 20.23%
Tajikistan 17.38%
Mali 17.31%
Gambia 15.49%
Eritrea 14.62%
Guinea-Bissau 12.84%
Central African Republic 11.80%
Sierra Leone 10.77%
Democratic Republic of Congo 10.08%
Malawi 9.85%
Togo 9.71%
Nepal 9.50%
Guinea 8.24%
Mozambique 8.12%
Burkina Faso 7.72%
Zimbabwe 7.33%
North Korea 6.13%
Ethiopia 5.72%
Senegal 5.04%
Madagascar 4.82%
Tanzania 4.60%
Uganda 4.33%
Benin 3.92%
Burundi 3.39%
Liberia 3.23%
Rwanda 2.93%
Chad 2.44%
Niger 1.02%
Benin Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 3.92% 0.00%
2020 3.92% 0.22%
2019 3.71% 0.03%
2018 3.68% -0.26%
2017 3.93% -0.27%
2016 4.20% -0.26%
2015 4.46% -0.20%
2014 4.66% -0.24%
2013 4.90% -0.27%
2012 5.17% -0.26%
2011 5.43% 3.30%
2010 2.13% 0.18%
2009 1.95% 0.18%
2008 1.77% 0.17%
2007 1.60% 0.16%
2006 1.44% 0.15%
2005 1.29% 0.16%
2004 1.13% 0.15%
2003 0.98% 0.16%
2002 0.83% -0.09%
2001 0.91% -0.09%
2000 1.00% -0.09%
1999 1.08% -0.09%
1998 1.17% -0.08%
1997 1.26% -0.09%
1996 1.34% -0.08%
1995 1.43% -0.09%
1994 1.52% -0.08%
1993 1.60% -0.09%
1992 1.69% -0.03%
1991 1.71% -0.03%