Gabon Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Gabon unemployment rate for 2019 was 20.00%, a 0.2% increase from 2018.
  • Gabon unemployment rate for 2018 was 19.81%, a 0.18% decline from 2017.
  • Gabon unemployment rate for 2017 was 19.98%, a 0.18% decline from 2016.
  • Gabon unemployment rate for 2016 was 20.16%, a 0.1% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 28.18%
St. Lucia 20.71%
Namibia 20.27%
Gabon 20.00%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 18.88%
Libya 18.56%
Bosnia 18.43%
Botswana 18.19%
North Macedonia 17.76%
Armenia 16.99%
Montenegro 14.88%
Jordan 14.72%
Turkey 13.49%
Iraq 12.82%
Serbia 12.69%
Albania 12.33%
Brazil 12.08%
Costa Rica 11.85%
Guyana 11.85%
Algeria 11.70%
Iran 11.38%
Colombia 9.71%
Venezuela 8.80%
Samoa 8.36%
Jamaica 8.00%
Suriname 7.33%
Mauritius 6.67%
Equatorial Guinea 6.43%
Belize 6.41%
Lebanon 6.23%
Maldives 6.14%
Dominican Republic 5.85%
Azerbaijan 5.51%
Paraguay 4.81%
Belarus 4.60%
Kazakhstan 4.59%
Russia 4.59%
Bulgaria 4.34%
China 4.32%
Fiji 4.10%
Romania 3.98%
Ecuador 3.97%
Turkmenistan 3.91%
Mexico 3.43%
Malaysia 3.32%
Peru 3.31%
Guatemala 2.46%
Cuba 1.64%
Tonga 1.12%
Thailand 0.75%
Gabon Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 20.00% 0.20%
2018 19.81% -0.18%
2017 19.98% -0.18%
2016 20.16% -0.10%
2015 20.26% -0.08%
2014 20.34% -0.12%
2013 20.46% 0.04%
2012 20.42% 0.03%
2011 20.40% 0.01%
2010 20.39% 0.84%
2009 19.55% 1.21%
2008 18.35% 0.59%
2007 17.76% 0.44%
2006 17.32% 0.41%
2005 16.91% -0.18%
2004 17.09% -0.16%
2003 17.25% -0.06%
2002 17.31% 0.02%
2001 17.29% -0.08%
2000 17.37% -0.11%
1999 17.47% 0.01%
1998 17.46% -0.08%
1997 17.54% -0.09%
1996 17.63% -0.05%
1995 17.68% -0.06%
1994 17.74% -0.04%
1993 17.78% 0.18%
1992 17.61% 0.09%
1991 17.52% 0.09%