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

According to the World Bank, the total youth unemployment rate of Sudan was 32.12% in 2019, a difference of -0.1 points from 2018; and the total labor force of Sudan in 2019 was 12,434,007. The most recent figures on male and female unemployment rates were 26.67% and 42.62% 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 Sudan for 1991 - 2019.

See also: Unemployment Rate of Sudan.

Data Source: World Bank.
Youth Unemployment Rate of Sudan (%)
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Male
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Youth Unemployment Rate of Sudan
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Year Total Youth Unempl.(%) Male Youth Unempl.(%) Female Youth Unempl.(%)
1991 27.12 26.46 28.64
1992 27.37 26.73 28.76
1993 27.68 27.11 28.85
1994 27.82 27.26 28.91
1995 27.92 27.33 28.98
1996 27.98 27.51 28.79
1997 28.01 27.52 28.87
1998 28.11 27.56 29.08
1999 28.28 27.8 29.15
2000 28.29 27.71 29.33
2001 28.38 27.75 29.54
2002 28.58 28.02 29.62
2003 28.66 28.06 29.76
2004 28.62 28.01 29.77
2005 28.51 27.87 29.74
2006 28.28 27.6 29.57
2007 28.05 27.34 29.42
2008 27.97 27.25 29.37
2009 24.81 20.58 33.09
2010 28.67 23.76 38.42
2011 32.67 27.27 43.54
2012 32.57 27.42 42.92
2013 32.68 27.16 43.73
2014 32.73 27.15 43.86
2015 32.68 27.14 43.68
2016 32.59 27.03 43.56
2017 32.4 26.87 43.23
2018 32.22 26.77 42.81
2019 32.12 26.67 42.62