Niger 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.
  • Niger youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 1.02%, a 0.16% increase from 2020.
  • Niger youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 0.86%, a 0.09% increase from 2019.
  • Niger youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 0.77%, a 0.02% increase from 2018.
  • Niger youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 0.75%, a 0.02% increase 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%
Niger Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 1.02% 0.16%
2020 0.86% 0.09%
2019 0.77% 0.02%
2018 0.75% 0.02%
2017 0.73% 0.02%
2016 0.71% 0.02%
2015 0.69% 0.02%
2014 0.66% -1.60%
2013 2.27% -1.53%
2012 3.80% 3.33%
2011 0.47% -0.80%
2010 1.26% -0.92%
2009 2.19% -0.94%
2008 3.12% -1.03%
2007 4.15% -1.01%
2006 5.17% -1.04%
2005 6.21% 0.66%
2004 5.55% 0.79%
2003 4.76% 0.81%
2002 3.94% 0.81%
2001 3.13% -0.04%
2000 3.18% 0.03%
1999 3.15% 0.08%
1998 3.07% -0.03%
1997 3.10% 0.00%
1996 3.10% 0.02%
1995 3.08% 0.00%
1994 3.08% 0.00%
1993 3.08% 0.02%
1992 3.06% 0.00%
1991 3.06% 0.00%