Youth Unemployment Rate of Republic of Congo
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, the total youth unemployment rate of Republic of Congo was 21.58% in 2019, a difference of -0.06 points from 2018; and the total labor force of Republic of Congo in 2019 was 2,182,726. The most recent figures on male and female unemployment rates were 22.46% and 20.73% 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 Republic of Congo for 1991 - 2019.

See also: Unemployment Rate of Republic of Congo.

Data Source: World Bank.
Youth Unemployment Rate of Republic of Congo (%)
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Youth Unemployment Rate of Republic of Congo
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Year Total Youth Unempl.(%) Male Youth Unempl.(%) Female Youth Unempl.(%)
1991 37.55 38.26 36.82
1992 37.86 38.55 37.15
1993 38.3 39.06 37.53
1994 38.47 39.12 37.81
1995 38.64 39.14 38.14
1996 38.86 39.42 38.29
1997 38.9 39.88 37.93
1998 39.03 39.79 38.29
1999 39.32 40.4 38.26
2000 39.45 40.18 38.74
2001 39.59 40.46 38.74
2002 39.85 40.77 38.95
2003 39.99 41.08 38.92
2004 39.97 41.04 38.93
2005 39.95 40.85 39.08
2006 37.96 38.41 37.53
2007 35.95 36.12 35.78
2008 34.31 33.94 34.66
2009 33.77 32.81 34.7
2010 29.92 29.7 30.13
2011 26 26.48 25.52
2012 22.35 23.13 21.59
2013 22.38 23.15 21.63
2014 22.29 22.73 21.86
2015 22.19 22.67 21.71
2016 21.99 22.68 21.31
2017 21.77 22.72 20.83
2018 21.64 22.63 20.68
2019 21.58 22.46 20.73