Gabon: Female unemployment

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 Gabon

Unemployment rate for females

 Latest value 29.41
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 23.94
 Min - Max 15.99 - 29.7
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Gabon from 1991 to 2022. The average value for Gabon during that period was 23.94 percent with a minimum of 15.99 percent in 1993 and a maximum of 29.7 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2022 is 29.41 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 176 countries is 8.92 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Gabon - Female unemployment - recent values

Historical chart
Gabon - Female unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2022




Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 0.73 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 20.61 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 29.41 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 16.19 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 36.41 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 49.00 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 39.93 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 39.94 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 57.67 2023 percent
 Self-employment 33.73 2022 percent
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