Gabon Youth Unemployment Rate 1960-2024

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Gabon youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 36.90%, a 1.28% decline from 2021.
  • Gabon youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 38.18%, a 1.17% decline from 2020.
  • Gabon youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 39.35%, a 2.89% increase from 2019.
  • Gabon youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 36.46%, a 0.14% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Libya 50.45%
South Africa 49.83%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 43.82%
Botswana 43.52%
Jordan 41.91%
Namibia 38.97%
Gabon 36.90%
North Macedonia 32.44%
Algeria 32.01%
Bosnia 31.89%
Iraq 31.76%
St. Lucia 30.78%
Costa Rica 30.74%
Albania 28.20%
Montenegro 28.06%
Suriname 26.60%
Guyana 25.48%
Serbia 24.25%
Lebanon 23.94%
Iran 22.83%
Romania 22.59%
Mauritius 21.76%
Colombia 21.04%
Brazil 20.68%
Samoa 20.35%
Turkey 19.25%
Armenia 19.02%
Jamaica 18.06%
Belize 17.93%
Equatorial Guinea 16.53%
Fiji 16.01%
Maldives 15.14%
China 14.85%
Paraguay 14.51%
Russia 14.37%
Azerbaijan 13.58%
Dominican Republic 12.89%
Venezuela 10.98%
Bulgaria 10.77%
Malaysia 10.39%
Belarus 10.27%
Turkmenistan 8.99%
Ecuador 8.40%
Peru 8.04%
Tonga 7.03%
Mexico 6.52%
Guatemala 6.28%
Thailand 5.39%
Kazakhstan 3.82%
Cuba 3.09%
Nauru 0.00%
Dominica 0.00%
Grenada 0.00%
Tuvalu 0.00%
American Samoa 0.00%
Marshall Islands 0.00%
Gabon Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 36.90% -1.28%
2021 38.18% -1.17%
2020 39.35% 2.89%
2019 36.46% -0.14%
2018 36.60% 0.30%
2017 36.30% 0.37%
2016 35.93% 0.34%
2015 35.59% 0.21%
2014 35.38% 0.34%
2013 35.04% 0.23%
2012 34.81% -0.32%
2011 35.13% -0.79%
2010 35.92% 0.53%
2009 35.39% 0.40%
2008 34.99% 1.21%
2007 33.78% 0.27%
2006 33.50% 1.18%
2005 32.32% -1.03%
2004 33.36% -0.68%
2003 34.03% -1.18%
2002 35.21% -1.65%
2001 36.86% -0.75%
2000 37.62% -0.16%
1999 37.78% 0.29%
1998 37.49% -0.79%
1997 38.28% -1.19%
1996 39.46% -1.02%
1995 40.48% -1.96%
1994 42.44% -0.92%
1993 43.36% 0.05%
1992 43.31% 1.16%
1991 42.15% 42.15%
1990 0.00% 0.00%
1989 0.00% 0.00%
1988 0.00% 0.00%
1987 0.00% 0.00%
1986 0.00% 0.00%
1985 0.00% 0.00%
1984 0.00% 0.00%
1983 0.00% 0.00%
1982 0.00% 0.00%
1981 0.00% 0.00%
1980 0.00% 0.00%
1979 0.00% 0.00%
1978 0.00% 0.00%
1977 0.00% 0.00%
1976 0.00% 0.00%
1975 0.00% 0.00%
1974 0.00% 0.00%
1973 0.00% 0.00%
1972 0.00% 0.00%
1971 0.00% 0.00%
1970 0.00% 0.00%
1969 0.00% 0.00%
1968 0.00% 0.00%
1967 0.00% 0.00%
1966 0.00% 0.00%
1965 0.00% 0.00%
1964 0.00% 0.00%
1963 0.00% 0.00%
1962 0.00% 0.00%
1961 0.00% 0.00%
1960 0.00% 0.00%