Gabon Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Gabon unemployment rate for 2021 was 22.27%, a 0.29% increase from 2020.
  • Gabon unemployment rate for 2020 was 21.97%, a 1.23% increase from 2019.
  • Gabon unemployment rate for 2019 was 20.74%, a 0.01% decline from 2018.
  • Gabon unemployment rate for 2018 was 20.75%, a 0.03% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 33.56%
Botswana 24.72%
Gabon 22.27%
Namibia 21.68%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 21.62%
Armenia 20.90%
Libya 19.58%
Jordan 19.25%
Montenegro 18.49%
Costa Rica 17.95%
St. Lucia 16.91%
Guyana 16.43%
North Macedonia 16.20%
Bosnia 15.22%
Lebanon 14.49%
Brazil 14.40%
Colombia 14.34%
Iraq 14.19%
Turkey 13.39%
Algeria 12.70%
Albania 11.82%
Serbia 11.81%
Iran 11.46%
Suriname 10.07%
Samoa 9.84%
Equatorial Guinea 9.25%
Jamaica 9.18%
Dominican Republic 8.50%
Belize 8.22%
Mauritius 7.41%
Paraguay 7.21%
Azerbaijan 6.58%
Ecuador 6.43%
Venezuela 6.41%
Maldives 6.08%
Bulgaria 5.42%
Fiji 5.24%
Romania 5.17%
Turkmenistan 5.08%
Russia 5.01%
Kazakhstan 4.90%
Peru 4.83%
China 4.82%
Belarus 4.74%
Malaysia 4.61%
Mexico 4.38%
Tonga 3.97%
Guatemala 3.57%
Cuba 2.76%
Thailand 1.42%
Gabon Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 22.27% 0.29%
2020 21.97% 1.23%
2019 20.74% -0.01%
2018 20.75% 0.03%
2017 20.72% 0.05%
2016 20.67% 0.06%
2015 20.61% 0.04%
2014 20.57% 0.05%
2013 20.52% 0.03%
2012 20.49% 0.06%
2011 20.43% 0.04%
2010 20.39% 0.63%
2009 19.76% 0.67%
2008 19.09% 0.81%
2007 18.28% 0.61%
2006 17.67% 0.76%
2005 16.91% -0.10%
2004 17.01% -0.06%
2003 17.07% -0.10%
2002 17.17% -0.05%
2001 17.23% -0.12%
2000 17.34% -0.15%
1999 17.49% 0.06%
1998 17.44% -0.05%
1997 17.48% -0.09%
1996 17.58% -0.06%
1995 17.63% -0.08%
1994 17.72% -0.07%
1993 17.78% -0.09%
1992 17.87% 0.09%
1991 17.78% 0.09%