Mali 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.
  • Mali youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 16.66%, a 0.17% decline from 2018.
  • Mali youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 16.83%, a 0.23% decline from 2017.
  • Mali youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 17.06%, a 0.56% decline from 2016.
  • Mali youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 17.62%, a 0.47% 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%
Mali Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 16.66% -0.17%
2018 16.83% -0.23%
2017 17.06% -0.56%
2016 17.62% -0.47%
2015 18.09% 10.07%
2014 8.02% -0.46%
2013 8.48% -0.33%
2012 8.81% -0.37%
2011 9.18% -1.40%
2010 10.58% -1.44%
2009 12.02% -1.12%
2008 13.14% -1.74%
2007 14.88% 1.14%
2006 13.74% 1.15%
2005 12.59% 1.19%
2004 11.40% 1.06%
2003 10.34% 1.03%
2002 9.31% 1.07%
2001 8.24% 0.98%
2000 7.26% 0.85%
1999 6.41% 0.87%
1998 5.54% 0.76%
1997 4.78% -0.01%
1996 4.79% 0.01%
1995 4.78% -0.01%
1994 4.79% 0.04%
1993 4.75% 0.03%
1992 4.72% -0.03%
1991 4.75% -0.03%