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 7.66%, a 0.08% decline from 2018.
  • Senegal youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.74%, a 0.1% decline from 2017.
  • Senegal youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 7.84%, a 0.11% decline from 2016.
  • Senegal youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 7.95%, a 0.07% 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%
Senegal Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 7.66% -0.08%
2018 7.74% -0.10%
2017 7.84% -0.11%
2016 7.95% -0.07%
2015 8.02% -1.09%
2014 9.11% -1.21%
2013 10.32% -1.15%
2012 11.47% -1.23%
2011 12.70% -0.50%
2010 13.20% -0.40%
2009 13.60% 0.06%
2008 13.54% -0.51%
2007 14.05% -0.68%
2006 14.73% 1.41%
2005 13.32% 1.53%
2004 11.79% 1.57%
2003 10.22% 1.52%
2002 8.70% 0.06%
2001 8.64% -0.02%
2000 8.66% -0.04%
1999 8.70% 0.07%
1998 8.63% 0.03%
1997 8.60% -0.03%
1996 8.63% 0.03%
1995 8.60% 0.02%
1994 8.58% 0.05%
1993 8.53% 0.12%
1992 8.41% 0.08%
1991 8.33% 0.08%