Congo, 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, Rep. youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 21.37%, a 0.41% decline from 2018.
  • Congo, Rep. youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 21.78%, a 0.25% decline from 2017.
  • Congo, Rep. youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 22.03%, a 0.16% decline from 2016.
  • Congo, Rep. youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 22.20%, a 0.02% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Eswatini 46.55%
West Bank and Gaza 41.96%
Tunisia 36.26%
Lesotho 33.68%
Sudan 31.45%
Egypt 31.05%
Georgia 30.49%
Cabo Verde 28.01%
India 23.34%
Morocco 22.08%
Zambia 21.41%
Congo, Rep. 21.37%
Sri Lanka 21.23%
Djibouti 20.85%
Sao Tome and Principe 20.70%
Ukraine 18.83%
Indonesia 17.04%
Mongolia 16.31%
Angola 15.98%
Mauritania 14.77%
Kyrgyz Republic 14.35%
Nigeria 13.96%
Nicaragua 12.97%
Timor-Leste 12.63%
Moldova 12.49%
Bangladesh 11.87%
Uzbekistan 11.59%
Bhutan 10.50%
Honduras 10.28%
El Salvador 9.55%
Ghana 9.16%
Pakistan 8.88%
Vanuatu 8.76%
Vietnam 7.29%
Kenya 7.24%
Bolivia 6.91%
Philippines 6.19%
Cameroon 5.82%
Papua New Guinea 4.49%
Myanmar 4.00%
Lao PDR 1.71%
Cambodia 1.10%
Solomon Islands 1.07%
Congo, Rep. Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 21.37% -0.41%
2018 21.78% -0.25%
2017 22.03% -0.16%
2016 22.20% 0.02%
2015 22.18% -0.01%
2014 22.19% -0.20%
2013 22.38% 0.06%
2012 22.32% -3.66%
2011 25.98% -3.82%
2010 29.80% -3.91%
2009 33.71% -0.61%
2008 34.32% -1.81%
2007 36.13% -1.76%
2006 37.89% -2.06%
2005 39.95% -0.21%
2004 40.16% -0.08%
2003 40.24% 0.31%
2002 39.93% 0.36%
2001 39.58% 0.20%
2000 39.37% -0.15%
1999 39.52% 0.53%
1998 38.99% 0.02%
1997 38.97% 0.20%
1996 38.77% 0.15%
1995 38.62% -0.07%
1994 38.69% 0.32%
1993 38.36% 0.58%
1992 37.78% 0.27%
1991 37.52% 0.27%