Central African Republic Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Central African Republic youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 11.80%, a 0.34% increase from 2020.
  • Central African Republic youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 11.46%, a 1.05% increase from 2019.
  • Central African Republic youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 10.41%, a 0.07% increase from 2018.
  • Central African Republic youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 10.34%, a 0.12% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Haiti 35.66%
Somalia 34.74%
Syrian Arab Republic 26.22%
Yemen 25.47%
Comoros 21.66%
South Sudan 20.97%
Afghanistan 20.23%
Tajikistan 17.38%
Mali 17.31%
Gambia 15.49%
Eritrea 14.62%
Guinea-Bissau 12.84%
Central African Republic 11.80%
Sierra Leone 10.77%
Democratic Republic of Congo 10.08%
Malawi 9.85%
Togo 9.71%
Nepal 9.50%
Guinea 8.24%
Mozambique 8.12%
Burkina Faso 7.72%
Zimbabwe 7.33%
North Korea 6.13%
Ethiopia 5.72%
Senegal 5.04%
Madagascar 4.82%
Tanzania 4.60%
Uganda 4.33%
Benin 3.92%
Burundi 3.39%
Liberia 3.23%
Rwanda 2.93%
Chad 2.44%
Niger 1.02%
Central African Republic Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 11.80% 0.34%
2020 11.46% 1.05%
2019 10.41% 0.07%
2018 10.34% -0.12%
2017 10.46% -0.01%
2016 10.48% 0.09%
2015 10.38% 0.19%
2014 10.19% -0.10%
2013 10.29% -0.06%
2012 10.36% -0.15%
2011 10.51% -0.18%
2010 10.69% 0.41%
2009 10.29% 0.06%
2008 10.23% -0.32%
2007 10.54% -0.07%
2006 10.62% -0.12%
2005 10.74% -0.08%
2004 10.82% -0.25%
2003 11.06% 0.01%
2002 11.05% 0.13%
2001 10.93% 0.17%
2000 10.76% -0.11%
1999 10.87% -0.05%
1998 10.92% -0.09%
1997 11.02% 0.05%
1996 10.96% 0.07%
1995 10.89% -0.01%
1994 10.90% 0.02%
1993 10.89% 0.09%
1992 10.80% 0.15%
1991 10.65% 0.15%