Central African Republic 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.
  • Central African Republic youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 10.90%, a 0.09% decline from 2021.
  • Central African Republic youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 10.99%, a 0.22% decline from 2020.
  • Central African Republic youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 11.21%, a 1.14% increase from 2019.
  • Central African Republic youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 10.07%, a 0.07% 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%
Central African Republic Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 10.90% -0.09%
2021 10.99% -0.22%
2020 11.21% 1.14%
2019 10.07% 0.07%
2018 10.00% -0.23%
2017 10.24% 0.00%
2016 10.23% -0.03%
2015 10.27% 0.19%
2014 10.08% 0.12%
2013 9.96% -0.05%
2012 10.01% -0.11%
2011 10.12% -0.26%
2010 10.38% 0.55%
2009 9.83% 0.15%
2008 9.69% -0.14%
2007 9.83% -0.06%
2006 9.88% -0.14%
2005 10.02% -0.05%
2004 10.07% -0.15%
2003 10.22% -0.01%
2002 10.23% -0.01%
2001 10.23% 0.06%
2000 10.18% -0.13%
1999 10.31% -0.07%
1998 10.38% -0.11%
1997 10.49% 0.03%
1996 10.46% 0.04%
1995 10.43% -0.02%
1994 10.45% 0.04%
1993 10.41% 0.10%
1992 10.31% 0.18%
1991 10.13% 0.18%