Gambia 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.
  • Gambia youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 15.49%, a 0.02% increase from 2020.
  • Gambia youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 15.47%, a 1.98% increase from 2019.
  • Gambia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 13.50%, a 0.1% increase from 2018.
  • Gambia youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 13.40%, a 0.06% increase 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%
Gambia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 15.49% 0.02%
2020 15.47% 1.98%
2019 13.50% 0.10%
2018 13.40% 0.06%
2017 13.34% 0.06%
2016 13.29% 0.10%
2015 13.18% 0.03%
2014 13.15% 0.12%
2013 13.03% 0.10%
2012 12.93% -0.14%
2011 13.07% 0.11%
2010 12.96% -0.01%
2009 12.97% -0.03%
2008 13.00% -0.06%
2007 13.06% -0.06%
2006 13.12% -0.04%
2005 13.17% 0.06%
2004 13.11% -0.03%
2003 13.14% -0.12%
2002 13.27% 0.06%
2001 13.21% -0.03%
2000 13.24% -0.02%
1999 13.26% -0.06%
1998 13.32% -0.02%
1997 13.33% -0.05%
1996 13.38% -0.03%
1995 13.42% 0.00%
1994 13.42% 0.04%
1993 13.38% 0.00%
1992 13.39% -0.01%
1991 13.40% -0.01%