Senegal 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.
  • Senegal youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 5.04%, a 0.1% increase from 2020.
  • Senegal youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 4.93%, a 0.93% increase from 2019.
  • Senegal youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.01%, a 0.44% decline from 2018.
  • Senegal youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.45%, a 0.44% 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%
Senegal Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 5.04% 0.10%
2020 4.93% 0.93%
2019 4.01% -0.44%
2018 4.45% -0.44%
2017 4.89% -1.53%
2016 6.43% -1.61%
2015 8.03% -1.17%
2014 9.21% -1.20%
2013 10.41% -1.14%
2012 11.54% -1.18%
2011 12.72% -0.42%
2010 13.14% -0.45%
2009 13.59% -0.40%
2008 13.99% -0.41%
2007 14.40% -0.38%
2006 14.78% 1.57%
2005 13.21% 1.52%
2004 11.68% 1.52%
2003 10.16% 1.44%
2002 8.73% 0.04%
2001 8.68% -0.01%
2000 8.69% 0.02%
1999 8.68% -0.02%
1998 8.69% -0.04%
1997 8.74% -0.02%
1996 8.76% 0.02%
1995 8.74% -0.06%
1994 8.80% 0.01%
1993 8.79% -0.01%
1992 8.81% 0.00%
1991 8.80% 0.00%