Republic of the Congo: Male unemployment

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 Republic of the Congo

Unemployment rate for males

 Latest value 20.43
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 19.13
 Min - Max 18.53 - 21.41
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for the Republic of the Congo from 1991 to 2022. The average value for the Republic of the Congo during that period was 19.13 percent with a minimum of 18.53 percent in 2005 and a maximum of 21.41 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2022 is 20.43 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 176 countries is 6.83 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
Republic of the Congo - Male unemployment - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Republic of the Congo - Male 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 2.38 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 20.48 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 23.17 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 20.43 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 40.90 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 67.86 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 49.86 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 66.90 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 68.83 2023 percent
 Self-employment 75.77 2022 percent
 Informal employment 85.30 2009 percent
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