Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) fell to 4.09% in Tanzania in 2018

Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) (%)
Labour | Tanzania | May 18, 2019
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Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) reached 4.09 % in 2018 in Tanzania. This is 0.801 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Tanzania reached an all time high of 7.81 % in 2011 and an all time low of 4.09 % in 2018. When compared to Tanzania's main peers, Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Kenya amounted to 18.4 %, 6.37 % in Mozambique, 3.07 % in Uganda and 16.0 % in Zambia in 2018.

Tanzania has been ranked 158th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24), 4 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labour force aged 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.

Unemployment, Youth Female (As % of Female Labour Force Ages 15-24) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Angola % 16.9% 17.2% 17.2% 17.0% 16.9%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 6.51% 6.43% 6.05% 6.05% 6.17%
Ethiopia % 4.34% 4.42% 4.17% 4.01% 3.86%
Kenya % 19.3% 19.5% 19.2% 19.2% 19.1%
Malawi % 8.97% 8.48% 8.36% 8.27% 8.15%
Mozambique % 6.36% 6.52% 6.57% 7.07% 6.94%
Rwanda % 2.18% 2.40% 2.52% 2.36% 2.22%
Somalia % 28.7% 28.8% 28.4% 28.2% 27.9%
South Africa % 56.4% 55.4% 55.3% 54.9% 59.4%
South Sudan % 18.2% 18.3% 17.9% 18.4% 18.2%
Tanzania % 7.41% 6.84% 4.47% 4.43% 4.36%
Uganda % 6.03% 3.35% 3.31% 3.26% 3.16%
Zambia % 16.9% 16.9% 16.8% 16.4% 16.3%
Zimbabwe % 9.94% 10.1% 9.94% 9.87% 9.61%