Niger 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.
  • Niger youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 0.71%, a 0.16% decline from 2021.
  • Niger youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 0.87%, a 0.17% decline from 2020.
  • Niger youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 1.04%, a 0.26% increase from 2019.
  • Niger youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 0.78%, a 0.02% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Niger Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 0.71% -0.16%
2021 0.87% -0.17%
2020 1.04% 0.26%
2019 0.78% 0.02%
2018 0.75% 0.02%
2017 0.74% 0.02%
2016 0.71% 0.02%
2015 0.69% 0.02%
2014 0.67% -1.65%
2013 2.32% -1.55%
2012 3.86% 3.39%
2011 0.47% -0.80%
2010 1.27% -0.94%
2009 2.21% -0.91%
2008 3.12% -1.04%
2007 4.16% -0.96%
2006 5.12% -0.98%
2005 6.11% 0.59%
2004 5.51% 0.79%
2003 4.72% 0.82%
2002 3.90% 0.82%
2001 3.08% -0.08%
2000 3.16% 0.02%
1999 3.14% 0.11%
1998 3.03% -0.08%
1997 3.10% -0.01%
1996 3.11% 0.03%
1995 3.08% 0.01%
1994 3.07% 0.00%
1993 3.07% 0.03%
1992 3.04% -0.01%
1991 3.04% -0.01%