Gabon 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.
  • Gabon youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 36.89%, a 0.63% decline from 2021.
  • Gabon youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 37.52%, a 0.99% decline from 2020.
  • Gabon youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 38.52%, a 2.54% increase from 2019.
  • Gabon youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 35.98%, a 0.16% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 51.52%
Libya 51.47%
St. Lucia 40.02%
Namibia 39.78%
Jordan 39.42%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 38.18%
Botswana 37.85%
Gabon 36.89%
North Macedonia 34.91%
Iraq 34.59%
Bosnia 33.47%
Costa Rica 31.89%
Algeria 29.03%
Montenegro 28.26%
Albania 27.79%
Suriname 26.18%
Iran 26.00%
Lebanon 25.50%
Guyana 25.40%
Serbia 24.85%
Armenia 24.57%
Mauritius 22.86%
Romania 21.98%
Belize 21.81%
Colombia 21.61%
Brazil 21.36%
Samoa 20.81%
Turkey 18.98%
Equatorial Guinea 16.51%
Dominican Republic 16.17%
Paraguay 15.15%
Maldives 15.13%
Fiji 14.90%
Jamaica 14.58%
Azerbaijan 13.40%
China 13.17%
Bulgaria 12.23%
Malaysia 11.70%
Venezuela 11.39%
Belarus 11.22%
Turkmenistan 10.59%
Ecuador 8.65%
Tonga 8.38%
Peru 7.45%
Mexico 6.36%
Guatemala 5.05%
Thailand 4.47%
Kazakhstan 3.85%
Cuba 3.47%
Gabon Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 36.89% -0.63%
2021 37.52% -0.99%
2020 38.52% 2.54%
2019 35.98% -0.16%
2018 36.13% -0.06%
2017 36.19% 0.01%
2016 36.19% 0.01%
2015 36.18% 0.02%
2014 36.15% 0.06%
2013 36.09% 0.02%
2012 36.07% 0.10%
2011 35.96% 0.05%
2010 35.92% 0.45%
2009 35.46% 0.61%
2008 34.85% 1.06%
2007 33.78% 0.51%
2006 33.27% 1.00%
2005 32.27% -0.84%
2004 33.11% -0.74%
2003 33.85% -0.88%
2002 34.73% -0.74%
2001 35.47% -0.98%
2000 36.45% -1.14%
1999 37.59% -0.45%
1998 38.04% -0.86%
1997 38.90% -1.08%
1996 39.97% -1.00%
1995 40.98% -1.16%
1994 42.13% -1.17%
1993 43.30% -0.14%
1992 43.44% 0.54%
1991 42.90% 0.54%