Tanzania 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.
  • Tanzania youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.57%, a 0.03% increase from 2018.
  • Tanzania youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.54%, a 0.06% decline from 2017.
  • Tanzania youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 3.59%, a 0.06% decline from 2016.
  • Tanzania youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 3.65%, a 0.04% 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%
Tanzania Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 3.57% 0.03%
2018 3.54% -0.06%
2017 3.59% -0.06%
2016 3.65% -0.04%
2015 3.69% -0.02%
2014 3.71% -1.98%
2013 5.69% -0.54%
2012 6.23% -0.52%
2011 6.75% 0.94%
2010 5.81% 0.93%
2009 4.88% -0.10%
2008 4.98% -0.44%
2007 5.42% -0.64%
2006 6.06% 0.04%
2005 6.02% 0.12%
2004 5.90% 0.14%
2003 5.76% 0.19%
2002 5.57% 0.20%
2001 5.37% -0.08%
2000 5.45% -0.14%
1999 5.59% -0.07%
1998 5.67% -0.13%
1997 5.80% -0.14%
1996 5.93% -0.13%
1995 6.06% -0.14%
1994 6.20% -0.11%
1993 6.31% 0.01%
1992 6.31% -0.04%
1991 6.34% -0.04%