Guinea-Bissau 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.
  • Guinea-Bissau youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 12.84%, a 0.03% increase from 2020.
  • Guinea-Bissau youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 12.81%, a 1.08% increase from 2019.
  • Guinea-Bissau youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 11.73%, a 0.2% increase from 2018.
  • Guinea-Bissau youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 11.53%, a 0.01% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Guinea-Bissau Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 12.84% 0.03%
2020 12.81% 1.08%
2019 11.73% 0.20%
2018 11.53% -0.01%
2017 11.55% 0.10%
2016 11.44% 0.21%
2015 11.23% 0.33%
2014 10.90% -0.02%
2013 10.92% -0.04%
2012 10.97% -0.13%
2011 11.10% -0.20%
2010 11.30% 0.48%
2009 10.82% 0.10%
2008 10.72% -0.30%
2007 11.02% -0.07%
2006 11.08% -0.13%
2005 11.21% -0.06%
2004 11.27% -0.23%
2003 11.49% 0.02%
2002 11.48% 0.13%
2001 11.35% 0.15%
2000 11.20% -0.12%
1999 11.32% -0.07%
1998 11.39% -0.09%
1997 11.48% 0.03%
1996 11.45% 0.04%
1995 11.40% -0.05%
1994 11.45% -0.01%
1993 11.46% 0.07%
1992 11.39% 0.17%
1991 11.22% 0.17%