Gabon Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Gabon youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 38.43%, a 0.2% increase from 2020.
  • Gabon youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 38.23%, a 1.7% increase from 2019.
  • Gabon youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 36.53%, a 0.05% decline from 2018.
  • Gabon youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 36.58%, a 0.01% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 64.18%
Libya 50.45%
Costa Rica 45.36%
Botswana 41.20%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.09%
Jordan 40.53%
Namibia 40.44%
St. Lucia 38.69%
Gabon 38.43%
Armenia 36.09%
North Macedonia 34.12%
Bosnia 32.87%
Brazil 31.90%
Algeria 31.88%
Montenegro 31.56%
Suriname 30.53%
Serbia 30.41%
Guyana 29.85%
Lebanon 29.60%
Albania 27.84%
Iran 27.21%
Iraq 27.20%
Colombia 26.45%
Jamaica 26.11%
Mauritius 25.26%
Turkey 24.31%
Dominican Republic 20.60%
Romania 20.57%
Samoa 19.69%
Belize 19.27%
Equatorial Guinea 18.29%
Fiji 18.06%
Maldives 17.74%
Russia 16.89%
Azerbaijan 16.49%
Paraguay 16.27%
Malaysia 15.60%
Venezuela 14.94%
Ecuador 14.23%
Bulgaria 14.16%
China 11.35%
Belarus 11.31%
Peru 11.16%
Tonga 11.12%
Turkmenistan 11.01%
Mexico 8.13%
Cuba 7.39%
Guatemala 7.21%
Thailand 6.98%
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Gabon Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 38.43% 0.20%
2020 38.23% 1.70%
2019 36.53% -0.05%
2018 36.58% 0.01%
2017 36.58% 0.05%
2016 36.53% 0.06%
2015 36.47% 0.11%
2014 36.35% 0.13%
2013 36.23% 0.08%
2012 36.15% 0.10%
2011 36.04% 0.04%
2010 36.00% 0.58%
2009 35.43% 0.68%
2008 34.75% 0.92%
2007 33.83% 0.63%
2006 33.20% 0.89%
2005 32.30% -0.81%
2004 33.11% -0.76%
2003 33.88% -0.85%
2002 34.73% -0.79%
2001 35.51% -0.94%
2000 36.46% -0.99%
1999 37.45% -0.63%
1998 38.07% -0.90%
1997 38.97% -1.04%
1996 40.01% -1.02%
1995 41.04% -1.13%
1994 42.16% -1.17%
1993 43.33% 0.03%
1992 43.30% 0.38%
1991 42.92% 0.38%