Senegal 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.
  • Senegal youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 8.21%, a 0.48% increase from 2018.
  • Senegal youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.73%, a 0.09% decline from 2017.
  • Senegal youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 7.82%, a 0.14% decline from 2016.
  • Senegal youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 7.96%, a 0.06% 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%
Senegal Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 8.21% 0.48%
2018 7.73% -0.09%
2017 7.82% -0.14%
2016 7.96% -0.06%
2015 8.02% -1.09%
2014 9.11% -1.26%
2013 10.38% -1.08%
2012 11.45% -1.25%
2011 12.70% -0.47%
2010 13.18% -0.40%
2009 13.58% 0.17%
2008 13.41% -0.53%
2007 13.94% -0.79%
2006 14.73% 1.47%
2005 13.26% 1.56%
2004 11.70% 1.55%
2003 10.15% 1.46%
2002 8.70% 0.15%
2001 8.54% -0.01%
2000 8.55% 0.03%
1999 8.52% 0.07%
1998 8.45% -0.05%
1997 8.50% -0.03%
1996 8.53% 0.07%
1995 8.46% -0.07%
1994 8.53% 0.05%
1993 8.48% 0.13%
1992 8.35% 0.09%
1991 8.26% 0.09%