Central African Republic Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

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 5.71%, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • Central African Republic youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 5.71%, a 0.12% decline from 2017.
  • Central African Republic youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 5.82%, a 0.12% decline from 2016.
  • Central African Republic youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 5.94%, a 0.07% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Haiti 30.66%
Yemen 24.04%
Syrian Arab Republic 20.94%
Tajikistan 20.82%
South Sudan 18.78%
Afghanistan 17.43%
Somalia 16.99%
Mali 14.74%
Gambia 12.47%
Comoros 9.88%
Sierra Leone 8.97%
Eritrea 8.76%
Burkina Faso 8.31%
Senegal 8.21%
Zimbabwe 8.09%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 7.98%
Malawi 7.52%
Mozambique 6.87%
North Korea 6.39%
Central African Republic 5.71%
Guinea 5.32%
Benin 4.40%
Guinea-Bissau 3.91%
Tanzania 3.57%
Togo 3.47%
Ethiopia 3.23%
Madagascar 3.09%
Chad 3.09%
Uganda 2.70%
Burundi 2.69%
Liberia 2.31%
Nepal 2.30%
Rwanda 1.71%
Niger 0.64%
Central African Republic Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 5.71% 0.00%
2018 5.71% -0.12%
2017 5.82% -0.12%
2016 5.94% -0.07%
2015 6.01% -0.11%
2014 6.12% -0.28%
2013 6.40% 0.20%
2012 6.20% -0.01%
2011 6.20% -0.02%
2010 6.22% 0.07%
2009 6.15% 0.37%
2008 5.78% -0.06%
2007 5.83% -0.18%
2006 6.01% -0.22%
2005 6.23% -0.11%
2004 6.34% -0.13%
2003 6.47% 0.03%
2002 6.44% 0.07%
2001 6.37% -0.03%
2000 6.40% -0.01%
1999 6.41% 0.07%
1998 6.34% 0.00%
1997 6.34% -0.11%
1996 6.45% 0.07%
1995 6.37% 0.03%
1994 6.34% -0.03%
1993 6.37% 0.14%
1992 6.23% 0.08%
1991 6.15% 0.08%