Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24) fell 2.84% to 13.0% in Sierra Leone in 2018

Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24) (%), 2018
Labour | Sierra Leone | May 18, 2019
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Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24) fell 2.84% to 13.0% in Sierra Leone in 2018, according to World Bank.

Historically, Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Sierra Leone reached an all time high of 14.6% in 2015 and an all time low of 6.80% in 1992. When compared to Sierra Leone's main peers, Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Burkina Faso amounted to 5.09%, 5.54% in Guinea, 2.26% in Liberia and 22.8% in Mali in 2018.

Sierra Leone has been ranked 81st within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24), 33 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Algeria % 25.0% 21.8% 22.6% 26.8% 22.1%
Burkina Faso % 5.27% 5.48% 5.40% 5.70% 5.32%
Ghana % 11.7% 13.0% 13.5% 14.5% 14.5%
Guinea % 6.16% 6.43% 6.50% 6.46% 5.32%
Ivory Coast % 10.4% 5.40% 4.44% 3.57% 2.80%
Liberia % 2.52% 2.55% 2.48% 2.44% 2.41%
Mali % 8.47% 9.18% 8.70% 16.7% 23.9%
Mauritania % 14.2% 14.4% 14.8% 15.9% 15.3%
Niger % 0.703% 0.721% 0.701% 0.671% 0.682%
Senegal % 8.34% 8.28% 7.93% 7.38% 7.21%
Sierra Leone % 11.2% 13.2% 14.2% 14.6% 14.3%