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

315k Students

in secondary education

200k Students

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 salaries in the Transport sector when compared to African peers

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Source: fDi Benchmark, a service from fDi Intelligence, Financial Times Limited

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