Unemployment Rate, Female (As % of Female Labour Force) fell 4.49% to 2.23% in Benin in 2018

Unemployment Rate, Female (As % of Female Labour Force) (%), 2018
Labour | Benin | May 18, 2019
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Unemployment Rate, Female (As % of Female Labour Force) fell 4.49% to 2.23% in Benin in 2018, according to World Bank.

Historically, Unemployment Rate, Female (As % of Female Labour Force) in Benin reached an all time high of 2.96% in 2012 and an all time low of 0.100% in 1986. When compared to Benin's main peers, Unemployment Rate, Female (As % of Female Labour Force) in Burkina Faso amounted to 8.82%, 0.155% in Niger, 6.36% in Nigeria and 1.36% in Togo in 2018.

Benin has been ranked 156th within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of Unemployment Rate, Female (As % of Female Labour Force), 17 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Unemployment Rate, Female (As % of Female Labour Force) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Algeria % 17.0% 16.3% 15.6% 16.7% 18.6%
Benin % 2.96% 2.91% 2.75% 2.64% 2.60%
Burkina Faso % 7.98% 8.93% 9.51% 9.74% 9.28%
Cameroon % 4.49% 4.33% 4.05% 4.05% 3.96%
Chad % 1.87% 2.26% 2.26% 2.43% 2.71%
Ghana % 6.44% 6.62% 6.46% 6.57% 6.53%
Ivory Coast % 7.34% 5.22% 4.55% 3.94% 3.36%
Libya % 26.6% 25.7% 24.0% 23.0% 23.1%
Mali % 8.20% 7.83% 6.29% 8.79% 11.4%
Niger % 0.225% 0.210% 0.212% 0.195% 0.195%
Nigeria % 3.39% 3.36% 4.29% 5.39% 6.55%
Togo % 1.57% 1.53% 1.49% 1.43% 1.39%