Gabon 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.
  • Gabon youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 35.52%, a 0.1% decline from 2018.
  • Gabon youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 35.62%, a 0.2% decline from 2017.
  • Gabon youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 35.82%, a 0.26% decline from 2016.
  • Gabon youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 36.08%, a 0.09% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 57.47%
Libya 49.54%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 39.76%
Namibia 37.82%
Jordan 37.28%
St. Lucia 35.95%
Botswana 35.56%
North Macedonia 35.55%
Gabon 35.52%
Bosnia 33.97%
Armenia 33.51%
Costa Rica 31.82%
Algeria 29.69%
Brazil 27.47%
Serbia 27.12%
Albania 26.99%
Guyana 26.20%
Iran 25.46%
Montenegro 25.25%
Iraq 25.16%
Turkey 24.64%
Mauritius 23.84%
Jamaica 22.07%
Colombia 20.01%
Samoa 17.55%
Lebanon 17.10%
Romania 16.78%
Maldives 16.63%
Dominican Republic 15.89%
Venezuela 15.88%
Equatorial Guinea 15.47%
Russia 15.46%
Belize 15.35%
Paraguay 15.11%
Fiji 14.97%
Suriname 13.20%
Azerbaijan 13.19%
Malaysia 11.77%
China 11.01%
Belarus 10.63%
Bulgaria 8.89%
Ecuador 8.71%
Tonga 8.58%
Turkmenistan 8.04%
Peru 7.37%
Mexico 7.15%
Guatemala 4.88%
Cuba 4.49%
Thailand 4.22%
Kazakhstan 3.67%
Gabon Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 35.52% -0.10%
2018 35.62% -0.20%
2017 35.82% -0.26%
2016 36.08% -0.09%
2015 36.17% -0.01%
2014 36.18% -0.08%
2013 36.26% 0.11%
2012 36.15% 0.08%
2011 36.07% 0.17%
2010 35.90% 0.69%
2009 35.21% 1.17%
2008 34.04% 0.47%
2007 33.57% 0.33%
2006 33.24% 0.19%
2005 33.05% -0.92%
2004 33.97% -0.83%
2003 34.80% -0.73%
2002 35.53% -0.59%
2001 36.12% -0.68%
2000 36.80% -0.91%
1999 37.71% -0.81%
1998 38.52% -0.81%
1997 39.33% -0.88%
1996 40.21% -0.90%
1995 41.11% -0.92%
1994 42.03% -0.76%
1993 42.79% 0.21%
1992 42.58% -0.05%
1991 42.63% -0.05%