Senegal Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

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 2022 was 4.78%, a 0.02% decline from 2021.
  • Senegal youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 4.81%, a 0.34% decline from 2020.
  • Senegal youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 5.15%, a 1.1% increase from 2019.
  • Senegal youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.05%, a 1.92% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Somalia 35.63%
Haiti 34.03%
Yemen 25.64%
Syrian Arab Republic 22.12%
Nepal 20.60%
Comoros 20.27%
South Sudan 19.21%
Rwanda 17.41%
Tajikistan 17.41%
Zimbabwe 12.37%
Eritrea 11.09%
Central African Republic 10.90%
Togo 9.81%
Democratic Republic of Congo 9.29%
Burkina Faso 8.47%
Gambia 8.06%
Mozambique 8.05%
Guinea 7.89%
Malawi 7.73%
North Korea 6.94%
Uganda 6.58%
Ethiopia 6.33%
Senegal 4.78%
Guinea-Bissau 4.57%
Mali 4.49%
Tanzania 4.26%
Benin 4.18%
Sierra Leone 4.15%
Madagascar 3.95%
Liberia 3.08%
Chad 1.88%
Burundi 1.55%
Niger 0.71%
Senegal Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 4.78% -0.02%
2021 4.81% -0.34%
2020 5.15% 1.10%
2019 4.05% -1.92%
2018 5.96% 0.12%
2017 5.84% -0.53%
2016 6.37% -1.68%
2015 8.04% -1.16%
2014 9.20% -1.23%
2013 10.43% -1.10%
2012 11.54% -1.20%
2011 12.74% -0.39%
2010 13.13% -0.46%
2009 13.59% -0.39%
2008 13.98% -0.43%
2007 14.41% -0.40%
2006 14.81% 1.60%
2005 13.21% 1.54%
2004 11.66% 1.55%
2003 10.12% 1.39%
2002 8.73% 0.09%
2001 8.64% -0.01%
2000 8.65% 0.05%
1999 8.60% -0.01%
1998 8.60% -0.06%
1997 8.67% -0.03%
1996 8.70% 0.06%
1995 8.64% -0.12%
1994 8.76% 0.02%
1993 8.74% -0.02%
1992 8.76% 0.01%
1991 8.75% 0.01%