Unemployment Rate in Senegal decreased to 16.70 percent in the fourth quarter of 2020 from 23.40 percent in the third quarter of 2020. source: ANSD, Senegal

Unemployment Rate in Senegal averaged 15.74 percent from 1994 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 26.10 percent in the second quarter of 2020 and a record low of 5.60 percent in the fourth quarter of 2002. This page provides - Senegal Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Senegal Unemployment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on July of 2021.

Unemployment Rate in Senegal is expected to be 18.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in Senegal to stand at 22.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Senegal Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 16.00 percent in 2022 and 14.00 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Senegal Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
16.70 23.40 26.10 5.60 1994 - 2020 percent Quarterly

Senegal Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 16.70 23.40 26.10 5.60 percent [+]
Population 16.70 16.20 16.70 3.21 Million [+]
Wages 89730.00 88829.00 186710.00 73076.00 CFA/Month [+]

Senegal Unemployment Rate
In Senegal, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.