Unemployment Rate of Gabon
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, the total unemployment rate of Gabon was 20.47% in 2020, a difference of +0.83 points from 2019; and the total labor force of Gabon in 2020 was 726,653. The most recent figures on male and female unemployment rates were 14.11% and 27.95% respectively in 2019.

The World Bank defines unemployment rate as "the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment".

The chart and table below shows the total, male, and female unemployment rates of Gabon for 1991-2020.

See also: Youth Unemployment Rate of Gabon.

Data Source: World Bank.
Unemployment Rate of Gabon (%)
Total
Male
Female
Unemployment Rate of Gabon
Items per page:
0 of 0
Year Total Unempl.(%) Male Unempl.(%) Female Unempl.(%)
1991 17.51 18.6 15.88
1992 17.61 18.95 15.59
1993 17.78 18.94 16.01
1994 17.77 18.5 16.65
1995 17.7 17.94 17.33
1996 17.64 17.5 17.85
1997 17.56 16.82 18.68
1998 17.49 16.31 19.3
1999 17.49 16.31 19.31
2000 17.39 15.6 20.12
2001 17.29 14.89 20.95
2002 17.29 14.46 21.58
2003 17.22 13.92 22.19
2004 17.08 13.38 22.64
2005 16.91 12.84 22.98
2006 17.37 13.09 23.75
2007 17.84 13.11 24.89
2008 18.44 13.58 25.66
2009 19.59 14.4 27.34
2010 20.39 14.65 28.97
2011 20.38 14.61 28.96
2012 20.4 14.61 28.96
2013 20.41 14.57 29.04
2014 20.3 14.48 28.87
2015 20.22 14.44 28.72
2016 20.11 14.44 28.52
2017 19.93 14.39 28.2
2018 19.77 14.27 28.01
2019 19.64 14.11 27.95
2020 20.47