Guinea-Bissau 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.
  • Guinea-Bissau youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.59%, a 0.07% decline from 2018.
  • Guinea-Bissau youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.66%, a 0.09% decline from 2017.
  • Guinea-Bissau youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 4.75%, a 0.1% decline from 2016.
  • Guinea-Bissau youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 4.85%, a 0.04% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Haiti 29.67%
Yemen 24.24%
Syrian Arab Republic 20.84%
Somalia 19.82%
South Sudan 18.57%
Comoros 18.29%
Afghanistan 17.22%
Mali 16.66%
Tajikistan 12.88%
Gambia 12.44%
Eritrea 10.90%
Togo 8.89%
Sierra Leone 8.88%
Zimbabwe 8.13%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 7.75%
Senegal 7.66%
Burkina Faso 7.64%
Malawi 7.40%
Mozambique 6.72%
Central African Republic 6.55%
North Korea 5.88%
Guinea 5.04%
Benin 4.88%
Guinea-Bissau 4.59%
Nepal 4.57%
Tanzania 3.48%
Chad 3.26%
Ethiopia 3.17%
Madagascar 3.12%
Burundi 2.62%
Uganda 2.48%
Liberia 2.12%
Rwanda 1.66%
Niger 0.60%
Guinea-Bissau Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 4.59% -0.07%
2018 4.66% -0.09%
2017 4.75% -0.10%
2016 4.85% -0.04%
2015 4.89% -0.03%
2014 4.92% -0.05%
2013 4.97% 0.00%
2012 4.97% 0.01%
2011 4.96% 0.02%
2010 4.94% 0.07%
2009 4.87% 0.30%
2008 4.57% -0.04%
2007 4.61% -0.13%
2006 4.74% -0.14%
2005 4.88% -0.07%
2004 4.95% -0.04%
2003 4.99% 0.00%
2002 4.99% 0.04%
2001 4.95% -0.05%
2000 5.00% 0.01%
1999 4.99% 0.05%
1998 4.94% -0.06%
1997 5.00% -0.02%
1996 5.02% -0.01%
1995 5.03% -0.01%
1994 5.04% 0.03%
1993 5.01% 0.09%
1992 4.92% 0.06%
1991 4.86% 0.06%