Gambia Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Gambia unemployment rate for 2022 was 4.78%, a 0.2% decline from 2021.
  • Gambia unemployment rate for 2021 was 4.98%, a 0.12% decline from 2020.
  • Gambia unemployment rate for 2020 was 5.10%, a 0.92% increase from 2019.
  • Gambia unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.18%, a 0.05% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Somalia 20.05%
Haiti 14.84%
Yemen 13.59%
Rwanda 13.01%
South Sudan 12.98%
Nepal 11.12%
Syrian Arab Republic 9.61%
Comoros 8.81%
Zimbabwe 7.95%
Tajikistan 7.83%
Eritrea 6.62%
Central African Republic 6.36%
Guinea 5.75%
Malawi 5.61%
Burkina Faso 5.18%
Democratic Republic of Congo 4.99%
Gambia 4.78%
Uganda 4.28%
Togo 4.07%
Ethiopia 4.02%
Mozambique 3.91%
Sierra Leone 3.64%
Liberia 3.63%
Guinea-Bissau 3.58%
Senegal 3.43%
North Korea 2.96%
Mali 2.76%
Tanzania 2.76%
Madagascar 2.14%
Benin 1.65%
Chad 1.41%
Burundi 1.02%
Niger 0.53%
Gambia Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 4.78% -0.20%
2021 4.98% -0.12%
2020 5.10% 0.92%
2019 4.18% 0.05%
2018 4.13% -0.91%
2017 5.04% -0.92%
2016 5.96% -0.86%
2015 6.81% -0.97%
2014 7.79% -0.81%
2013 8.59% -0.83%
2012 9.42% -0.19%
2011 9.61% 0.38%
2010 9.23% 0.10%
2009 9.13% 0.08%
2008 9.06% 0.02%
2007 9.04% 0.01%
2006 9.03% 0.04%
2005 8.99% 0.26%
2004 8.73% 0.07%
2003 8.66% -0.12%
2002 8.78% 0.24%
2001 8.54% 0.06%
2000 8.47% 0.09%
1999 8.39% 0.02%
1998 8.37% 0.09%
1997 8.28% 0.02%
1996 8.26% 0.04%
1995 8.22% 0.05%
1994 8.17% 0.11%
1993 8.06% 0.07%
1992 7.99% 0.06%
1991 7.93% 0.06%