Tanzania 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.
  • Tanzania youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.48%, a 0.05% decline from 2018.
  • Tanzania youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.53%, 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 0.03% 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%
Tanzania Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 3.48% -0.05%
2018 3.53% -0.06%
2017 3.59% -0.06%
2016 3.65% -0.03%
2015 3.68% -0.03%
2014 3.71% -1.98%
2013 5.69% -0.52%
2012 6.21% -0.54%
2011 6.75% 0.97%
2010 5.78% 0.91%
2009 4.87% -0.15%
2008 5.02% -0.47%
2007 5.49% -0.57%
2006 6.06% 0.01%
2005 6.05% 0.10%
2004 5.95% 0.14%
2003 5.81% 0.20%
2002 5.61% 0.24%
2001 5.37% -0.13%
2000 5.50% -0.14%
1999 5.64% -0.07%
1998 5.71% -0.12%
1997 5.83% -0.14%
1996 5.97% -0.10%
1995 6.07% -0.11%
1994 6.18% -0.08%
1993 6.26% 0.01%
1992 6.25% -0.09%
1991 6.34% -0.09%