Mali 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.
  • Mali youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 17.31%, a 0.08% decline from 2020.
  • Mali youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 17.39%, a 0.44% increase from 2019.
  • Mali youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 16.95%, a 0.06% decline from 2018.
  • Mali youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 17.01%, a 0.06% 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%
Mali Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 17.31% -0.08%
2020 17.39% 0.44%
2019 16.95% -0.06%
2018 17.01% -0.06%
2017 17.07% -0.49%
2016 17.56% -0.48%
2015 18.04% 10.03%
2014 8.01% -0.45%
2013 8.46% -0.33%
2012 8.80% -0.29%
2011 9.08% -1.49%
2010 10.57% -1.67%
2009 12.24% -1.68%
2008 13.92% -1.71%
2007 15.63% 1.27%
2006 14.36% 1.28%
2005 13.08% 1.23%
2004 11.85% 1.08%
2003 10.77% 0.97%
2002 9.80% 1.11%
2001 8.69% 0.92%
2000 7.78% 1.07%
1999 6.71% 1.04%
1998 5.67% 1.02%
1997 4.65% -0.07%
1996 4.72% -0.11%
1995 4.83% -0.07%
1994 4.90% -0.09%
1993 4.99% -0.12%
1992 5.11% -0.02%
1991 5.13% -0.02%