Senegal Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Senegal unemployment rate for 2022 was 3.43%, a 0.06% decline from 2021.
  • Senegal unemployment rate for 2021 was 3.50%, a 0.01% decline from 2020.
  • Senegal unemployment rate for 2020 was 3.51%, a 0.65% increase from 2019.
  • Senegal unemployment rate for 2019 was 2.86%, a 0.71% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Somalia 20.05%
Haiti 14.84%
Yemen 13.59%
Rwanda 13.01%
South Sudan 12.98%
Nepal 11.12%
Syrian Arab Republic 9.61%
Comoros 8.81%
Zimbabwe 7.95%
Tajikistan 7.83%
Eritrea 6.62%
Central African Republic 6.36%
Guinea 5.75%
Malawi 5.61%
Burkina Faso 5.18%
Democratic Republic of Congo 4.99%
Gambia 4.78%
Uganda 4.28%
Togo 4.07%
Ethiopia 4.02%
Mozambique 3.91%
Sierra Leone 3.64%
Liberia 3.63%
Guinea-Bissau 3.58%
Senegal 3.43%
North Korea 2.96%
Mali 2.76%
Tanzania 2.76%
Madagascar 2.14%
Benin 1.65%
Chad 1.41%
Burundi 1.02%
Niger 0.53%
Senegal Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 3.43% -0.06%
2021 3.50% -0.01%
2020 3.51% 0.65%
2019 2.86% -0.71%
2018 3.57% -0.51%
2017 4.08% -0.38%
2016 4.46% -2.30%
2015 6.76% -0.87%
2014 7.63% -0.96%
2013 8.59% -0.82%
2012 9.41% -0.95%
2011 10.36% 0.13%
2010 10.23% 0.04%
2009 10.19% 0.09%
2008 10.10% 0.03%
2007 10.07% 0.04%
2006 10.03% 1.17%
2005 8.87% 1.11%
2004 7.76% 1.12%
2003 6.64% 0.99%
2002 5.65% 0.08%
2001 5.57% -0.01%
2000 5.58% 0.04%
1999 5.54% -0.01%
1998 5.55% -0.05%
1997 5.60% -0.02%
1996 5.62% 0.06%
1995 5.56% -0.10%
1994 5.65% 0.02%
1993 5.63% 0.00%
1992 5.63% 0.02%
1991 5.61% 0.02%