Gabon: Youth unemployment

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Youth unemployment, ages 15-24

 Latest value 36.89
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 37.01
 Min - Max 32.27 - 43.44
 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 37.01 percent with a minimum of 32.27 percent in 2005 and a maximum of 43.44 percent in 1992. The latest value from 2022 is 36.89 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 176 countries is 16.72 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 - Youth unemployment - recent values

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Gabon - Youth unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2022

We present the rate of youth unemployment for Gabon and other countries. Youth unemployment is the percent of 15-24 year olds who are part of the labor force but are unemployed. Recall that the labor force includes the employed and the unemployed people.
Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 0.73 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 21.47 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 29.41 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 16.19 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 36.89 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 47.65 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 39.93 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 39.00 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 55.90 2022 percent
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