Gambia Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Gambia youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 8.06%, a 0.26% decline from 2021.
  • Gambia youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 8.33%, a 0.53% decline from 2020.
  • Gambia youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 8.85%, a 1.58% increase from 2019.
  • Gambia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 7.27%, a 0.09% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Somalia 35.63%
Haiti 34.03%
Yemen 25.64%
Syrian Arab Republic 22.12%
Nepal 20.60%
Comoros 20.27%
South Sudan 19.21%
Rwanda 17.41%
Tajikistan 17.41%
Zimbabwe 12.37%
Eritrea 11.09%
Central African Republic 10.90%
Togo 9.81%
Democratic Republic of Congo 9.29%
Burkina Faso 8.47%
Gambia 8.06%
Mozambique 8.05%
Guinea 7.89%
Malawi 7.73%
North Korea 6.94%
Uganda 6.58%
Ethiopia 6.33%
Senegal 4.78%
Guinea-Bissau 4.57%
Mali 4.49%
Tanzania 4.26%
Benin 4.18%
Sierra Leone 4.15%
Madagascar 3.95%
Liberia 3.08%
Chad 1.88%
Burundi 1.55%
Niger 0.71%
Gambia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 8.06% -0.26%
2021 8.33% -0.53%
2020 8.85% 1.58%
2019 7.27% 0.09%
2018 7.18% -1.00%
2017 8.18% -1.02%
2016 9.20% -0.95%
2015 10.15% -1.07%
2014 11.22% -0.90%
2013 12.12% -0.92%
2012 13.04% -0.22%
2011 13.27% 0.35%
2010 12.91% 0.07%
2009 12.84% 0.05%
2008 12.79% -0.01%
2007 12.80% -0.02%
2006 12.82% 0.02%
2005 12.80% 0.25%
2004 12.56% 0.05%
2003 12.51% -0.16%
2002 12.66% 0.22%
2001 12.44% 0.03%
2000 12.41% 0.06%
1999 12.35% -0.02%
1998 12.37% 0.07%
1997 12.30% -0.01%
1996 12.31% 0.02%
1995 12.29% 0.04%
1994 12.26% 0.11%
1993 12.15% 0.04%
1992 12.11% 0.01%
1991 12.11% 0.01%