Guinea-Bissau 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.
  • Guinea-Bissau youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.91%, a 0.05% increase from 2018.
  • Guinea-Bissau youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.86%, a 0.08% decline from 2017.
  • Guinea-Bissau youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 3.93%, a 0.09% decline from 2016.
  • Guinea-Bissau youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 4.02%, a 0.05% decline 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%
Guinea-Bissau Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 3.91% 0.05%
2018 3.86% -0.08%
2017 3.93% -0.09%
2016 4.02% -0.05%
2015 4.08% -0.08%
2014 4.15% -0.05%
2013 4.20% 0.00%
2012 4.20% 0.09%
2011 4.11% -0.01%
2010 4.12% 0.08%
2009 4.04% 0.32%
2008 3.72% -0.04%
2007 3.76% -0.14%
2006 3.89% -0.15%
2005 4.04% -0.08%
2004 4.12% -0.07%
2003 4.19% 0.00%
2002 4.19% 0.09%
2001 4.10% -0.01%
2000 4.11% 0.05%
1999 4.06% -0.13%
1998 4.19% 0.13%
1997 4.06% -0.04%
1996 4.11% 0.00%
1995 4.10% -0.01%
1994 4.12% 0.01%
1993 4.11% 0.11%
1992 4.00% 0.08%
1991 3.92% 0.08%