Niger 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.
  • Niger youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 0.60%, a 0.02% decline from 2018.
  • Niger youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 0.62%, a 0.01% decline from 2017.
  • Niger youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 0.63%, a 0.02% decline from 2016.
  • Niger youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 0.65%, a 0.01% 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%
Niger Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 0.60% -0.02%
2018 0.62% -0.01%
2017 0.63% -0.02%
2016 0.65% -0.01%
2015 0.66% -0.01%
2014 0.67% -1.18%
2013 1.85% -2.01%
2012 3.86% 3.39%
2011 0.47% -0.37%
2010 0.84% -0.50%
2009 1.34% -0.52%
2008 1.86% -0.83%
2007 2.69% -1.16%
2006 3.85% -1.47%
2005 5.32% 0.43%
2004 4.89% 0.50%
2003 4.39% 0.60%
2002 3.79% 0.64%
2001 3.15% -0.02%
2000 3.17% -0.05%
1999 3.22% 0.05%
1998 3.17% 0.01%
1997 3.16% -0.01%
1996 3.17% 0.00%
1995 3.17% -0.03%
1994 3.20% 0.05%
1993 3.15% 0.09%
1992 3.06% 0.05%
1991 3.01% 0.05%