Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24) fell 4.43% to 4.01% in Benin in 2018

Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24) (%), 2018
Labour | Benin | May 18, 2019
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Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24) fell 4.43% to 4.01% in Benin in 2018, according to World Bank.

Historically, Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Benin reached an all time high of 5.17% in 2012 and an all time low of 1.05% in 2002. When compared to Benin's main peers, Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Burkina Faso amounted to 5.09%, 0.604% in Niger, 19.9% in Nigeria and 3.13% in Togo in 2018.

Benin has been ranked 154th within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of Unemployment, Youth Male (As % of Male Labour Force Ages 15-24), 17 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%
Benin % 5.17% 4.97% 4.83% 4.83% 4.64%
Burkina Faso % 5.27% 5.48% 5.40% 5.70% 5.32%
Cameroon % 5.49% 5.63% 5.59% 5.62% 5.56%
Chad % 3.28% 3.82% 3.61% 3.78% 4.19%
Ghana % 11.7% 13.0% 13.5% 14.5% 14.5%
Ivory Coast % 10.4% 5.40% 4.44% 3.57% 2.80%
Libya % 38.7% 37.9% 35.6% 33.6% 34.0%
Mali % 8.47% 9.18% 8.70% 16.7% 23.9%
Niger % 0.703% 0.721% 0.701% 0.671% 0.682%
Nigeria % 9.52% 9.01% 11.9% 16.0% 21.3%
Togo % 3.48% 3.30% 3.27% 3.09% 3.04%