Gambia 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.
  • Gambia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 12.47%, a 0.05% increase from 2018.
  • Gambia youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 12.42%, a 0.18% decline from 2017.
  • Gambia youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 12.60%, a 0.22% decline from 2016.
  • Gambia youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 12.82%, a 0.02% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Haiti 30.66%
Yemen 24.04%
Syrian Arab Republic 20.94%
Tajikistan 20.82%
South Sudan 18.78%
Afghanistan 17.43%
Somalia 16.99%
Mali 14.74%
Gambia 12.47%
Comoros 9.88%
Sierra Leone 8.97%
Eritrea 8.76%
Burkina Faso 8.31%
Senegal 8.21%
Zimbabwe 8.09%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 7.98%
Malawi 7.52%
Mozambique 6.87%
North Korea 6.39%
Central African Republic 5.71%
Guinea 5.32%
Benin 4.40%
Guinea-Bissau 3.91%
Tanzania 3.57%
Togo 3.47%
Ethiopia 3.23%
Madagascar 3.09%
Chad 3.09%
Uganda 2.70%
Burundi 2.69%
Liberia 2.31%
Nepal 2.30%
Rwanda 1.71%
Niger 0.64%
Gambia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 12.47% 0.05%
2018 12.42% -0.18%
2017 12.60% -0.22%
2016 12.82% 0.02%
2015 12.80% -0.18%
2014 12.98% 0.01%
2013 12.97% 0.06%
2012 12.92% -0.15%
2011 13.07% 0.21%
2010 12.86% 0.12%
2009 12.75% 0.49%
2008 12.26% -0.13%
2007 12.39% -0.29%
2006 12.68% -0.32%
2005 13.00% 0.01%
2004 12.99% -0.13%
2003 13.12% -0.19%
2002 13.31% 0.27%
2001 13.04% -0.02%
2000 13.07% -0.04%
1999 13.11% 0.08%
1998 13.03% -0.13%
1997 13.16% -0.01%
1996 13.17% 0.02%
1995 13.15% -0.12%
1994 13.27% 0.19%
1993 13.08% 0.14%
1992 12.94% 0.09%
1991 12.85% 0.09%