Gabon 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.
  • Gabon youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 35.95%, a 0.19% increase from 2018.
  • Gabon youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 35.77%, a 0.24% decline from 2017.
  • Gabon youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 36.01%, a 0.17% decline from 2016.
  • Gabon youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 36.18%, a 0.04% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 55.97%
Libya 50.47%
St. Lucia 45.23%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.68%
Bosnia 39.70%
Namibia 39.53%
North Macedonia 39.14%
Botswana 37.35%
Gabon 35.95%
Armenia 35.49%
Jordan 35.03%
Montenegro 30.72%
Costa Rica 30.50%
Serbia 30.03%
Algeria 29.51%
Albania 28.13%
Brazil 27.39%
Iran 27.36%
Iraq 25.14%
Mauritius 23.88%
Turkey 23.68%
Jamaica 22.14%
Guyana 21.28%
Colombia 19.04%
Venezuela 18.78%
Samoa 18.13%
Lebanon 17.61%
Maldives 16.76%
Russia 16.12%
Romania 15.43%
Suriname 15.31%
Belize 15.12%
Fiji 14.83%
Azerbaijan 14.56%
Dominican Republic 13.47%
Equatorial Guinea 12.31%
Paraguay 11.42%
Malaysia 11.26%
China 10.33%
Bulgaria 9.87%
Belarus 9.71%
Ecuador 8.94%
Peru 8.37%
Turkmenistan 8.27%
Mexico 7.07%
Guatemala 4.99%
Cuba 4.20%
Kazakhstan 3.88%
Thailand 3.87%
Tonga 3.59%
Gabon Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 35.95% 0.19%
2018 35.77% -0.24%
2017 36.01% -0.17%
2016 36.18% -0.04%
2015 36.22% 0.00%
2014 36.22% -0.05%
2013 36.27% 0.15%
2012 36.12% 0.19%
2011 35.93% 0.03%
2010 35.90% 0.43%
2009 35.47% 1.55%
2008 33.92% 0.56%
2007 33.36% -0.08%
2006 33.44% 0.22%
2005 33.22% -0.84%
2004 34.06% -0.85%
2003 34.91% -0.76%
2002 35.67% -0.52%
2001 36.19% -0.94%
2000 37.13% -1.05%
1999 38.18% -0.17%
1998 38.35% -0.77%
1997 39.12% -0.99%
1996 40.11% -0.82%
1995 40.93% -0.97%
1994 41.90% -0.92%
1993 42.82% 0.03%
1992 42.79% 0.38%
1991 42.41% 0.38%