Youth Unemployment Rate of Gabon
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, the total youth unemployment rate of Gabon was 35.52% in 2019, a difference of -0.1 points from 2018; and the total labor force of Gabon in 2019 was 721,991. The most recent figures on male and female unemployment rates were 30.96% and 41.88% respectively in 2019.

The World Bank defines youth unemployment rate as "the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment".

The chart and table below shows the total youth, male youth, and female youth unemployment rates of Gabon for 1991 - 2019.

See also: Unemployment Rate of Gabon.

Data Source: World Bank.
Youth Unemployment Rate of Gabon (%)
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Youth Unemployment Rate of Gabon
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Year Total Youth Unempl.(%) Male Youth Unempl.(%) Female Youth Unempl.(%)
1991 42.63 41.92 43.74
1992 42.58 42.27 43.08
1993 42.79 42.25 43.66
1994 42.03 41.02 43.66
1995 41.11 39.56 43.57
1996 40.21 38.33 43.23
1997 39.33 36.81 43.38
1998 38.52 35.58 43.23
1999 37.71 34.98 42.04
2000 36.8 33.55 41.94
2001 36.12 32.31 42.13
2002 35.53 31.4 41.98
2003 34.8 30.35 41.7
2004 33.97 29.28 41.18
2005 33.05 28.19 40.46
2006 33.24 28.46 40.4
2007 33.57 28.62 40.87
2008 34.04 29.32 40.86
2009 35.21 30.52 41.9
2010 35.9 31.06 42.73
2011 36.07 31.18 42.87
2012 36.15 31.25 42.91
2013 36.26 31.3 43.05
2014 36.18 31.26 42.89
2015 36.17 31.31 42.76
2016 36.08 31.34 42.57
2017 35.82 31.24 42.15
2018 35.62 31.08 41.92
2019 35.52 30.96 41.88