Mali Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

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 14.74%, a 0.63% decline from 2018.
  • Mali youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 15.37%, a 0.91% decline from 2017.
  • Mali youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 16.29%, a 0.94% decline from 2016.
  • Mali youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 17.23%, a 0.86% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Haiti 30.66%
Yemen 24.04%
Syrian Arab Republic 20.94%
Tajikistan 20.82%
South Sudan 18.78%
Afghanistan 17.43%
Somalia 16.99%
Mali 14.74%
Gambia 12.47%
Comoros 9.88%
Sierra Leone 8.97%
Eritrea 8.76%
Burkina Faso 8.31%
Senegal 8.21%
Zimbabwe 8.09%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 7.98%
Malawi 7.52%
Mozambique 6.87%
North Korea 6.39%
Central African Republic 5.71%
Guinea 5.32%
Benin 4.40%
Guinea-Bissau 3.91%
Tanzania 3.57%
Togo 3.47%
Ethiopia 3.23%
Madagascar 3.09%
Chad 3.09%
Uganda 2.70%
Burundi 2.69%
Liberia 2.31%
Nepal 2.30%
Rwanda 1.71%
Niger 0.64%
Mali Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 14.74% -0.63%
2018 15.37% -0.91%
2017 16.29% -0.94%
2016 17.23% -0.86%
2015 18.09% 10.07%
2014 8.02% -1.24%
2013 9.26% 0.05%
2012 9.21% 0.14%
2011 9.08% -1.51%
2010 10.58% -1.44%
2009 12.03% -1.08%
2008 13.11% -1.77%
2007 14.88% 1.17%
2006 13.71% 1.13%
2005 12.58% 1.15%
2004 11.43% 1.14%
2003 10.28% 0.99%
2002 9.29% 1.20%
2001 8.09% 0.75%
2000 7.33% 0.93%
1999 6.40% 0.83%
1998 5.58% 0.77%
1997 4.80% 0.01%
1996 4.79% -0.03%
1995 4.83% 0.00%
1994 4.82% 0.00%
1993 4.82% 0.01%
1992 4.81% 0.11%
1991 4.70% 0.11%