Tanzania 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.
  • Tanzania youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 4.60%, a 0.21% increase from 2020.
  • Tanzania youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 4.39%, a 0.43% increase from 2019.
  • Tanzania youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.96%, a 0.05% increase from 2018.
  • Tanzania youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.92%, a 0.06% 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%
Tanzania Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 4.60% 0.21%
2020 4.39% 0.43%
2019 3.96% 0.05%
2018 3.92% 0.06%
2017 3.86% 0.05%
2016 3.80% 0.05%
2015 3.76% 0.05%
2014 3.70% -2.00%
2013 5.70% -0.56%
2012 6.26% -0.47%
2011 6.74% 0.98%
2010 5.76% 0.93%
2009 4.83% -0.41%
2008 5.24% -0.38%
2007 5.62% -0.38%
2006 6.00% 0.14%
2005 5.86% 0.12%
2004 5.74% 0.11%
2003 5.63% 0.13%
2002 5.49% 0.11%
2001 5.38% -0.13%
2000 5.51% -0.11%
1999 5.62% -0.13%
1998 5.75% -0.11%
1997 5.86% -0.10%
1996 5.96% -0.13%
1995 6.09% -0.14%
1994 6.23% -0.12%
1993 6.35% -0.13%
1992 6.48% -0.10%
1991 6.57% -0.10%