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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Senegal

Senegal Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 24.1 % 4Q/21


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Senegal - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Senegal?

  • Unemployment Rate in Senegal increased to 24.1 % in the forth quarter of 2021. The maximum rate was 26.1 % and minimum was 5.6 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by National Agency of Statistics and Demography.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
24.1 4Q/21 20.09.2022
22.6 1Q/21 26.08.2021
16.7 4Q/20 16.06.2021
17 4Q/19 08.11.2020
19 1Q/19 03.12.2019
14.3 4Q/18 29.10.2019
15.7 4Q/17 02.05.2018
10.8 3Q/17 18.01.2018


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Senegal by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Macky Sall 02.04.2012 - 25.7000 10.8000 25.7000 10.8000 -57.98%
Abdoulaye Wade 01.04.2000 - 01.04.2012 5.6000 10.2000 12.0000 5.6000 82.14%
Abdou Diouf 01.01.1981 - 01.04.2000 7.5000 7.5000 7.5000 7.5000 0.00%

Other labor indicators in Senegal

Index Updated Actual Previous
Wages 4Q/20 138.796 USD/Month 143.508
Living Wage Individual 2018 153.214 USD/Month 153.214

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Egypt 2Q/22 7.2 % 7.2
Kenya 2021 6.6 % 5.4
Madagascar 2021 2.6 % 2.5
Zimbabwe 2021 5.17 % 5.7
Tanzania 2021 9.3 % 9.5
Togo 2021 4 % 3.9
Tunisia 2Q/22 15.3 % 16.1
Nigeria 4Q/20 33.3 % 27.1
Sudan 2021 19.81 % 17.7
Morocco 2Q/22 11.2 % 12.1
Senegal 4Q/21 24.1 % 22.6
Seychelles 2021 3 % 4
South Africa 2Q/22 33.9 % 34.5
Uganda 2021 2.9 % 2.8
Rwanda May/22 23 % 16.5
Liberia 2021 4.1 % 4
Zambia 2021 13 % 12.2
Mozambique 2017 25.04 % 24.37
Namibia 2018 33.4 % 34
Ghana 2021 4.7 % 4.7
Swaziland 2021 25.8 % 25.5
Libya 2021 19.6 % 20.1
Algeria 3Q/18 11.7 %
Angola 2022 30.2 % 30.8
Benin 2021 1.6 % 1.6
Botswana 2021 24.5 % 23.3
Burkina Faso 2018 6.1 %
Burundi 2021 1.8 % 1.7
Central African Republic 2021 6.6 % 6.4
Chad 2021 1.9 % 1.7
Comoros 2021 9.4 % 9.2
Republic of the Congo 2021 23 % 22.8
Equatorial Guinea 2021 9.2 % 9.9
Eritrea 2021 8 % 7.9
Ethiopia 2018 19.1 % 16.9
Gabon 2021 22.3 % 22
Gambia 2021 11.2 % 11.1
Guatemala 3Q/19 2 % 2.5
Guinea 2020 4.4 % 4.1
Guinea Bissau 2020 3.2 % 2.8
Lesotho 2021 24.6 % 24.6
Malawi 2021 7 % 6.7
Mali 2021 7.7 % 7.7
Mauritania 2021 11.5 % 11.3
Niger 2021 0.8 % 0.6
Sao Tome and Principe 2021 15.9 % 15.7
Sierra Leone 2021 5.6 % 4.6