Burkina Faso - Unemployment

Unemployment, youth female (% of female labor force ages 15-24)

Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1985 0.00
2006 2.90

Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24)

Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1985 4.10
2006 4.60

Unemployment, youth total (% of total labor force ages 15-24)

Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1985 2.10
2006 3.80

Unemployment, female (% of female labor force)

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1985 0.60
1998 2.60
2006 1.70

Unemployment, male (% of male labor force)

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1985 1.90
1998 2.30
2006 2.90

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force)

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) in Burkina Faso was 3.30 as of 2007. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 3.30 in 2007, while its lowest value was 1.30 in 1985.

Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Definitions of labor force and unemployment differ by country.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

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Year Value
1985 1.30
1994 2.60
1998 2.40
2003 2.80
2005 2.70
2006 2.30
2007 3.30

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Unemployment