Skilled & Cost-Effective Workforce
Estimated population of working age in The Gambia
are of the ages 15-35 years
are between the ages 36-64 years
in secondary education
in tertiary education
The minimum daily wage rate starts at USD $1.50 for unskilled labor, but the average wages range between USD $2.50 and USD $4 a day.
1: Gambia Bureau of Statistics, Labour force survey, 2018.
2: UNESCO, Institute for Statistics, 2021.
The Gambia is highly competitive in labor costs across the agribusiness value chain.
Source: fDi Benchmark, a service from fDi Intelligence, Financial Times Limited