Congo, Dem. Rep. 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.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.75%, a 0.1% decline from 2018.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.85%, a 0.12% decline from 2017.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 7.97%, a 0.17% decline from 2016.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 8.14%, a 0.11% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
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%
Congo, Dem. Rep. Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 7.75% -0.10%
2018 7.85% -0.12%
2017 7.97% -0.17%
2016 8.14% -0.11%
2015 8.25% -0.08%
2014 8.33% -0.10%
2013 8.43% 0.01%
2012 8.42% 0.64%
2011 7.78% 0.59%
2010 7.19% 0.61%
2009 6.58% 0.82%
2008 5.76% 0.41%
2007 5.35% 0.33%
2006 5.02% 0.30%
2005 4.72% -0.06%
2004 4.78% -0.05%
2003 4.83% 0.01%
2002 4.82% 0.06%
2001 4.76% -0.02%
2000 4.78% -0.04%
1999 4.82% 0.05%
1998 4.77% -0.01%
1997 4.78% -0.03%
1996 4.81% 0.01%
1995 4.80% 0.03%
1994 4.77% 0.04%
1993 4.73% 0.09%
1992 4.64% 0.04%
1991 4.60% 0.04%