Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24) fell 0.183% to 18.5% in Kenya in 2018

Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24) (%), 2018
Labour | Kenya | May 18, 2019
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Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24) fell 0.183% to 18.5% in Kenya in 2018, according to World Bank.

Historically, Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Kenya reached an all time high of 19.7% in 2013 and an all time low of 12.9% in 1991. When compared to Kenya's main peers, Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Ethiopia amounted to 2.04%, 24.3% in Somalia, 2.86% in Tanzania and 2.16% in Uganda in 2018.

Kenya has been ranked 51st within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24), 4 places below 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
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 10.7% 10.5% 9.85% 9.95% 10.4%
Djibouti % 21.8% 20.9% 21.1% 20.0% 20.1%
Eritrea % 11.4% 11.6% 11.5% 11.5% 11.4%
Ethiopia % 2.47% 2.58% 2.37% 2.25% 2.18%
Kenya % 19.6% 19.7% 19.3% 19.4% 19.3%
Mozambique % 7.65% 7.26% 6.96% 7.33% 7.32%
Rwanda % 1.38% 1.40% 1.38% 1.30% 1.25%
Somalia % 25.6% 25.6% 25.2% 25.1% 24.8%
South Sudan % 20.9% 20.7% 20.2% 21.0% 20.7%
Sudan % 20.8% 20.5% 20.4% 20.3% 20.1%
Tanzania % 5.29% 4.56% 2.97% 3.01% 3.00%
Uganda % 4.69% 2.11% 2.11% 2.09% 2.06%
Yemen % 22.4% 23.1% 23.5% 24.6% 23.9%
Zambia % 17.1% 17.2% 17.1% 16.6% 16.5%