Senegal Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Senegal unemployment rate for 2021 was 3.72%, a 0.1% increase from 2020.
  • Senegal unemployment rate for 2020 was 3.62%, a 0.76% increase from 2019.
  • Senegal unemployment rate for 2019 was 2.86%, a 0.42% decline from 2018.
  • Senegal unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.28%, a 0.42% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Somalia 19.87%
Haiti 15.73%
South Sudan 13.92%
Yemen 13.57%
Afghanistan 13.28%
Gambia 11.21%
Syrian Arab Republic 10.57%
Comoros 9.45%
Eritrea 8.05%
Tajikistan 7.75%
Mali 7.72%
Malawi 7.02%
Guinea-Bissau 6.76%
Central African Republic 6.58%
Guinea 6.34%
Democratic Republic of Congo 5.43%
Sierra Leone 5.33%
Zimbabwe 5.17%
Nepal 5.05%
Burkina Faso 4.76%
Liberia 4.10%
Togo 4.00%
Mozambique 3.98%
Senegal 3.72%
Ethiopia 3.69%
Uganda 2.94%
Tanzania 2.65%
Madagascar 2.59%
North Korea 2.59%
Chad 1.88%
Burundi 1.79%
Rwanda 1.61%
Benin 1.57%
Niger 0.75%
Senegal Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 3.72% 0.10%
2020 3.62% 0.76%
2019 2.86% -0.42%
2018 3.28% -0.42%
2017 3.69% -0.77%
2016 4.46% -2.30%
2015 6.76% -0.89%
2014 7.65% -0.93%
2013 8.58% -0.86%
2012 9.44% -0.92%
2011 10.36% 0.10%
2010 10.26% 0.05%
2009 10.21% 0.08%
2008 10.13% 0.05%
2007 10.08% 0.05%
2006 10.03% 1.13%
2005 8.90% 1.10%
2004 7.79% 1.11%
2003 6.69% 1.04%
2002 5.65% 0.04%
2001 5.61% 0.00%
2000 5.61% 0.03%
1999 5.58% 0.00%
1998 5.58% -0.02%
1997 5.60% 0.00%
1996 5.60% 0.04%
1995 5.57% -0.04%
1994 5.61% 0.02%
1993 5.59% 0.00%
1992 5.59% 0.02%
1991 5.57% 0.02%