Unemployment, Youth Total (As % of Total Labour Force Ages 15-24) rose to 2.53% in Togo in 2018

Unemployment, Youth Total (As % of Total Labour Force Ages 15-24) (%)
Labour | Togo | May 18, 2019
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Unemployment, Youth Total (As % of Total Labour Force Ages 15-24) reached 2.53 % in 2018 in Togo. This is 1.04 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Unemployment, Youth Total (As % of Total Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Togo reached an all time high of 3.54 % in 1999 and an all time low of 2.44 % in 2008. When compared to Togo's main peers, Unemployment, Youth Total (As % of Total Labour Force Ages 15-24) in Benin amounted to 4.23 %, 7.95 % in Burkina Faso, 13.7 % in Ghana and 19.7 % in Nigeria in 2018.

Togo has been ranked 169th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Unemployment, Youth Total (As % of Total Labour Force Ages 15-24), 2 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 Total (As % of Total Labour Force Ages 15-24) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Benin % 5.55% 5.37% 5.17% 5.11% 4.94%
Burkina Faso % 7.55% 8.26% 8.60% 8.93% 8.39%
Cameroon % 6.24% 6.24% 6.05% 6.08% 5.99%
Chad % 3.19% 3.78% 3.67% 3.90% 4.34%
Ghana % 12.6% 13.4% 13.5% 14.1% 14.1%
Ivory Coast % 10.1% 6.37% 5.45% 4.59% 3.79%
Mali % 9.20% 9.18% 8.02% 18.1% 26.1%
Niger % 0.465% 0.478% 0.464% 0.445% 0.451%
Nigeria % 9.75% 9.84% 12.6% 16.3% 20.7%
Togo % 2.85% 2.72% 2.69% 2.55% 2.49%