Congo, Dem. Rep. 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.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.98%, a 0.08% increase from 2018.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.90%, a 0.15% decline from 2017.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 8.05%, a 0.16% decline from 2016.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 8.21%, a 0.05% 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%
Congo, Dem. Rep. Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 7.98% 0.08%
2018 7.90% -0.15%
2017 8.05% -0.16%
2016 8.21% -0.05%
2015 8.26% -0.05%
2014 8.32% -0.12%
2013 8.43% 0.02%
2012 8.42% 0.63%
2011 7.78% 0.58%
2010 7.20% 0.61%
2009 6.59% 0.88%
2008 5.71% 0.41%
2007 5.30% 0.30%
2006 5.00% 0.29%
2005 4.72% -0.07%
2004 4.78% -0.06%
2003 4.84% -0.01%
2002 4.85% 0.03%
2001 4.82% -0.03%
2000 4.86% 0.01%
1999 4.85% 0.05%
1998 4.80% -0.03%
1997 4.83% 0.01%
1996 4.82% 0.03%
1995 4.79% -0.05%
1994 4.85% -0.03%
1993 4.88% 0.12%
1992 4.76% 0.07%
1991 4.69% 0.07%