Madagascar Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Madagascar youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.12%, a 0.04% decline from 2018.
  • Madagascar youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.16%, a 0.05% decline from 2017.
  • Madagascar youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 3.21%, a 0.06% decline from 2016.
  • Madagascar youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 3.27%, a 0.04% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Haiti 29.67%
Yemen 24.24%
Syrian Arab Republic 20.84%
Somalia 19.82%
South Sudan 18.57%
Comoros 18.29%
Afghanistan 17.22%
Mali 16.66%
Tajikistan 12.88%
Gambia 12.44%
Eritrea 10.90%
Togo 8.89%
Sierra Leone 8.88%
Zimbabwe 8.13%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 7.75%
Senegal 7.66%
Burkina Faso 7.64%
Malawi 7.40%
Mozambique 6.72%
Central African Republic 6.55%
North Korea 5.88%
Guinea 5.04%
Benin 4.88%
Guinea-Bissau 4.59%
Nepal 4.57%
Tanzania 3.48%
Chad 3.26%
Ethiopia 3.17%
Madagascar 3.12%
Burundi 2.62%
Uganda 2.48%
Liberia 2.12%
Rwanda 1.66%
Niger 0.60%
Madagascar Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 3.12% -0.04%
2018 3.16% -0.05%
2017 3.21% -0.06%
2016 3.27% -0.04%
2015 3.31% 0.92%
2014 2.39% 0.75%
2013 1.64% 0.64%
2012 1.00% -2.34%
2011 3.34% -3.33%
2010 6.67% 1.14%
2009 5.53% 1.23%
2008 4.30% 0.80%
2007 3.50% 0.65%
2006 2.85% 0.58%
2005 2.27% -1.92%
2004 4.19% -2.69%
2003 6.88% -0.27%
2002 7.15% -0.26%
2001 7.41% -0.63%
2000 8.04% -0.03%
1999 8.07% 0.07%
1998 8.00% 0.01%
1997 7.99% -0.01%
1996 8.00% 0.01%
1995 7.99% 0.00%
1994 7.99% 0.05%
1993 7.94% 0.21%
1992 7.73% 0.08%
1991 7.65% 0.08%