Central African Republic Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Central African Republic youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.55%, a 0.09% decline from 2018.
  • Central African Republic youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 6.64%, a 0.13% decline from 2017.
  • Central African Republic youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 6.77%, a 0.14% decline from 2016.
  • Central African Republic youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 6.91%, a 0.08% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Haiti 29.67%
Yemen 24.24%
Syrian Arab Republic 20.84%
Somalia 19.82%
South Sudan 18.57%
Comoros 18.29%
Afghanistan 17.22%
Mali 16.66%
Tajikistan 12.88%
Gambia 12.44%
Eritrea 10.90%
Togo 8.89%
Sierra Leone 8.88%
Zimbabwe 8.13%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 7.75%
Senegal 7.66%
Burkina Faso 7.64%
Malawi 7.40%
Mozambique 6.72%
Central African Republic 6.55%
North Korea 5.88%
Guinea 5.04%
Benin 4.88%
Guinea-Bissau 4.59%
Nepal 4.57%
Tanzania 3.48%
Chad 3.26%
Ethiopia 3.17%
Madagascar 3.12%
Burundi 2.62%
Uganda 2.48%
Liberia 2.12%
Rwanda 1.66%
Niger 0.60%
Central African Republic Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 6.55% -0.09%
2018 6.64% -0.13%
2017 6.77% -0.14%
2016 6.91% -0.08%
2015 6.99% -0.03%
2014 7.02% -0.14%
2013 7.16% -0.08%
2012 7.24% -0.01%
2011 7.25% 0.00%
2010 7.25% 0.06%
2009 7.19% 0.34%
2008 6.85% -0.08%
2007 6.93% -0.17%
2006 7.10% -0.18%
2005 7.28% -0.10%
2004 7.38% -0.09%
2003 7.47% -0.02%
2002 7.49% 0.05%
2001 7.44% -0.04%
2000 7.48% -0.06%
1999 7.54% 0.05%
1998 7.49% 0.01%
1997 7.48% -0.02%
1996 7.50% -0.04%
1995 7.54% 0.01%
1994 7.53% 0.08%
1993 7.45% 0.14%
1992 7.31% 0.07%
1991 7.24% 0.07%