Unemployment with basic education (% of total labor force with basic education) - Country Ranking - Africa

Definition: The percentage of the labor force with a basic level of education who are unemployed. Basic education comprises primary education or lower secondary education according to the International Standard Classification of Education 2011 (ISCED 2011).

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in December 2019.

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Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 South Africa 32.66 2018
2 Malawi 29.60 2017
3 Eswatini 25.39 2016
4 Algeria 23.62 2004
5 Congo 23.50 2005
6 Botswana 21.03 2010
7 Sudan 18.56 2011
8 Namibia 17.50 2018
9 Mauritania 17.46 2012
10 Angola 14.50 2011
11 Rwanda 14.16 2018
12 The Gambia 11.90 2012
13 Zambia 11.44 2017
14 Uganda 10.99 2017
15 Guinea 10.62 2002
16 Morocco 10.32 2012
17 Comoros 9.30 2014
18 Cabo Verde 9.25 2018
19 Tunisia 8.85 2015
20 Senegal 8.40 2015
21 Egypt 6.84 2017
22 Sierra Leone 6.50 2014
23 Togo 6.34 2014
24 Nigeria 6.33 2016
25 Mozambique 6.15 2015
26 Burkina Faso 6.02 2014
27 Zimbabwe 5.27 2011
28 Tanzania 4.96 2014
29 Mauritius 3.87 2018
30 Ghana 3.46 2017
31 Ethiopia 3.20 2013
32 Burundi 3.17 2014
33 Liberia 2.77 2016
34 Cameroon 2.58 2014
35 Benin 2.46 2011
36 Seychelles 2.30 2017
37 Côte d'Ivoire 2.24 2017
38 Mali 2.12 2016
39 Dem. Rep. Congo 2.07 2012
40 Kenya 1.59 2016
41 Niger 1.55 2014
42 Madagascar 1.14 2015

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual