Republic of Congo 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.
  • Republic of Congo youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 42.33%, a 0.36% decline from 2020.
  • Republic of Congo youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 42.69%, a 3.39% increase from 2019.
  • Republic of Congo youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 39.29%, a 0.15% decline from 2018.
  • Republic of Congo youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 39.44%, a 0.09% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Djibouti 79.91%
Eswatini 50.90%
Republic of Congo 42.33%
West Bank and Gaza 39.62%
Tunisia 38.32%
Lesotho 37.44%
Sudan 35.62%
Cabo Verde 34.30%
Georgia 28.30%
India 28.26%
Morocco 27.20%
Sri Lanka 26.06%
Zambia 26.05%
Egypt 24.25%
Mauritania 23.01%
Sao Tome and Principe 22.94%
Mongolia 21.01%
Nigeria 19.61%
Kyrgyz Republic 19.28%
Bhutan 18.75%
Angola 18.52%
Bolivia 17.44%
Ukraine 16.45%
Indonesia 16.05%
Uzbekistan 15.95%
Honduras 15.50%
Bangladesh 14.71%
Kenya 13.84%
Timor-Leste 13.84%
El Salvador 13.74%
Nicaragua 11.60%
Ghana 9.59%
Pakistan 9.41%
Moldova 8.60%
Philippines 7.31%
Vietnam 7.24%
Cameroon 6.64%
Myanmar 6.40%
Vanuatu 5.40%
Papua New Guinea 5.25%
Lao PDR 3.32%
Solomon Islands 1.93%
Cambodia 1.82%
Republic of Congo Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 42.33% -0.36%
2020 42.69% 3.39%
2019 39.29% -0.15%
2018 39.44% -0.09%
2017 39.53% -0.18%
2016 39.71% 0.00%
2015 39.71% 0.01%
2014 39.70% -0.23%
2013 39.94% 0.03%
2012 39.91% -0.21%
2011 40.12% 0.01%
2010 40.10% 0.05%
2009 40.06% -0.05%
2008 40.11% -0.16%
2007 40.27% 0.24%
2006 40.03% 0.02%
2005 40.01% 0.27%
2004 39.73% 0.31%
2003 39.42% 0.40%
2002 39.02% 0.31%
2001 38.72% 0.34%
2000 38.37% 0.20%
1999 38.18% 0.41%
1998 37.77% 0.23%
1997 37.53% 0.34%
1996 37.19% 0.24%
1995 36.95% 0.13%
1994 36.82% 0.31%
1993 36.51% 0.27%
1992 36.24% 0.19%
1991 36.06% 0.19%