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

According to the World Bank, the total youth unemployment rate of Gambia was 12.44% in 2019, a difference of -0.08 points from 2018; and the total labor force of Gambia in 2019 was 777,591. The most recent figures on male and female unemployment rates were 8.89% and 16.74% 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 Gambia for 1991 - 2019.

See also: Unemployment Rate of Gambia.

Data Source: World Bank.
Youth Unemployment Rate of Gambia (%)
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Youth Unemployment Rate of Gambia
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Year Total Youth Unempl.(%) Male Youth Unempl.(%) Female Youth Unempl.(%)
1991 13.12 9.67 17.08
1992 13.19 9.71 17.28
1993 13.38 9.87 17.58
1994 13.42 9.93 17.66
1995 13.4 9.83 17.76
1996 13.44 9.91 17.72
1997 13.39 9.85 17.65
1998 13.37 9.83 17.63
1999 13.45 9.93 17.66
2000 13.37 9.86 17.55
2001 13.3 9.75 17.54
2002 13.31 9.78 17.5
2003 13.28 9.64 17.6
2004 13.23 9.65 17.51
2005 13.04 9.51 17.27
2006 12.75 9.19 17.04
2007 12.55 9.09 16.75
2008 12.48 9.08 16.63
2009 12.94 9.41 17.26
2010 13.01 9.46 17.37
2011 12.93 9.39 17.29
2012 12.92 9.2 17.51
2013 13.01 9.42 17.44
2014 12.89 9.28 17.31
2015 12.83 9.2 17.27
2016 12.77 9.21 17.13
2017 12.63 8.99 17.06
2018 12.52 8.96 16.85
2019 12.44 8.89 16.74