Congo, 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, Rep. youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 21.58%, a 0.06% decline from 2018.
  • Congo, Rep. youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 21.64%, a 0.13% decline from 2017.
  • Congo, Rep. youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 21.77%, a 0.22% decline from 2016.
  • Congo, Rep. youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 21.99%, a 0.2% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Eswatini 46.22%
West Bank and Gaza 40.04%
Tunisia 35.78%
Lesotho 34.41%
Sudan 32.12%
Georgia 29.93%
Cabo Verde 27.82%
Egypt 26.54%
India 23.01%
Zambia 22.63%
Morocco 22.29%
Congo, Rep. 21.58%
Djibouti 21.57%
Mauritania 20.98%
Sri Lanka 20.79%
Sao Tome and Principe 20.06%
Nigeria 17.69%
Angola 16.26%
Mongolia 15.96%
Ukraine 15.53%
Kyrgyz Republic 14.79%
Indonesia 13.37%
Timor-Leste 12.31%
Bangladesh 12.13%
Uzbekistan 11.31%
Honduras 10.55%
Moldova 10.51%
Bhutan 10.03%
Nicaragua 9.94%
El Salvador 9.46%
Ghana 8.72%
Pakistan 7.81%
Kenya 7.17%
Bolivia 6.70%
Philippines 6.67%
Vietnam 6.64%
Cameroon 5.73%
Papua New Guinea 4.25%
Vanuatu 4.17%
Lao PDR 1.67%
Myanmar 1.50%
Solomon Islands 1.11%
Cambodia 0.37%
Congo, Rep. Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 21.58% -0.06%
2018 21.64% -0.13%
2017 21.77% -0.22%
2016 21.99% -0.20%
2015 22.19% -0.10%
2014 22.29% -0.09%
2013 22.38% 0.03%
2012 22.35% -3.65%
2011 26.00% -3.92%
2010 29.92% -3.85%
2009 33.77% -0.54%
2008 34.31% -1.64%
2007 35.95% -2.01%
2006 37.96% -1.99%
2005 39.95% -0.02%
2004 39.97% -0.02%
2003 39.99% 0.14%
2002 39.85% 0.26%
2001 39.59% 0.14%
2000 39.45% 0.13%
1999 39.32% 0.29%
1998 39.03% 0.13%
1997 38.90% 0.04%
1996 38.86% 0.22%
1995 38.64% 0.17%
1994 38.47% 0.17%
1993 38.30% 0.44%
1992 37.86% 0.31%
1991 37.55% 0.31%