Youth Unemployment Rate in Nigeria decreased to 36.50 percent in the third quarter of 2018 from 38 percent in the second quarter of 2018. source: National Bureau of Statistics, Nigeria

Youth Unemployment Rate in Nigeria averaged 23.63 percent from 2014 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 38 percent in the second quarter of 2018 and a record low of 11.70 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014. This page provides - Nigeria Youth Unemployment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Nigeria Youth Unemployment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on February of 2021.

Youth Unemployment Rate in Nigeria is expected to be 42.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Youth Unemployment Rate in Nigeria to stand at 42.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Nigeria Youth Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 44.00 percent in 2021 and 45.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Nigeria Youth Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
36.50 38.00 38.00 11.70 2014 - 2018 percent Quarterly

Nigeria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 27.10 23.10 27.10 5.10 percent [+]
Population 206.14 200.00 206.14 45.14 Million [+]
Unemployed Persons 21765.00 20927.60 21765.00 4672.00 Thousand [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 36.50 38.00 38.00 11.70 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 30000.00 30000.00 30000.00 18000.00 NGN/Month [+]
Employed Persons 58527.00 69542.90 70665.90 58527.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 76.90 77.30 93.60 76.90 percent [+]