Youth Unemployment Rate of Mauritania
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, the total youth unemployment rate of Mauritania was 20.98% in 2019, a difference of -0.09 points from 2018; and the total labor force of Mauritania in 2019 was 1,234,266. The most recent figures on male and female unemployment rates were 18.93% and 25.63% respectively in 2019.

The World Bank defines youth unemployment rate as "the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment".

The chart and table below shows the total youth, male youth, and female youth unemployment rates of Mauritania for 1991 - 2019.

See also: Unemployment Rate of Mauritania.

Data Source: World Bank.
Youth Unemployment Rate of Mauritania (%)
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Youth Unemployment Rate of Mauritania
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Year Total Youth Unempl.(%) Male Youth Unempl.(%) Female Youth Unempl.(%)
1991 13.72 13.13 14.85
1992 13.85 13.24 15.02
1993 14.05 13.4 15.27
1994 14.1 13.37 15.49
1995 14.12 13.38 15.52
1996 14.18 13.51 15.45
1997 14.13 13.61 15.12
1998 14.13 13.52 15.28
1999 14.26 13.57 15.59
2000 14.24 13.63 15.38
2001 14.24 13.59 15.51
2002 14.39 13.78 15.57
2003 14.48 13.72 15.96
2004 14.5 13.62 16.25
2005 14.47 13.48 16.49
2006 14.4 13.46 16.32
2007 14.26 13.52 15.79
2008 14.17 13.39 15.77
2009 14.68 13.92 16.24
2010 14.86 14 16.66
2011 14.98 14.09 16.85
2012 15.09 14.09 17.19
2013 16.33 15.14 18.88
2014 17.48 16.11 20.47
2015 18.7 17.27 21.89
2016 19.97 18.27 23.78
2017 21.23 19.28 25.67
2018 21.07 19.08 25.59
2019 20.98 18.93 25.63