Fiji Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Fiji youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 14.83%, a 0.2% decline from 2018.
  • Fiji youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 15.02%, a 0.06% decline from 2017.
  • Fiji youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 15.08%, a 0.07% decline from 2016.
  • Fiji youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 15.15%, a 0.18% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 55.97%
Libya 50.47%
St. Lucia 45.23%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.68%
Bosnia 39.70%
Namibia 39.53%
North Macedonia 39.14%
Botswana 37.35%
Gabon 35.95%
Armenia 35.49%
Jordan 35.03%
Montenegro 30.72%
Costa Rica 30.50%
Serbia 30.03%
Algeria 29.51%
Albania 28.13%
Brazil 27.39%
Iran 27.36%
Iraq 25.14%
Mauritius 23.88%
Turkey 23.68%
Jamaica 22.14%
Guyana 21.28%
Colombia 19.04%
Venezuela 18.78%
Samoa 18.13%
Lebanon 17.61%
Maldives 16.76%
Russia 16.12%
Romania 15.43%
Suriname 15.31%
Belize 15.12%
Fiji 14.83%
Azerbaijan 14.56%
Dominican Republic 13.47%
Equatorial Guinea 12.31%
Paraguay 11.42%
Malaysia 11.26%
China 10.33%
Bulgaria 9.87%
Belarus 9.71%
Ecuador 8.94%
Peru 8.37%
Turkmenistan 8.27%
Mexico 7.07%
Guatemala 4.99%
Cuba 4.20%
Kazakhstan 3.88%
Thailand 3.87%
Tonga 3.59%
Fiji Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 14.83% -0.20%
2018 15.02% -0.06%
2017 15.08% -0.07%
2016 15.15% 0.18%
2015 14.97% 0.15%
2014 14.82% 0.15%
2013 14.67% 0.31%
2012 14.36% 0.41%
2011 13.95% 0.76%
2010 13.19% 0.74%
2009 12.45% 1.21%
2008 11.24% 0.54%
2007 10.70% 0.46%
2006 10.24% 0.33%
2005 9.91% 0.18%
2004 9.73% 0.03%
2003 9.70% 0.19%
2002 9.51% 0.21%
2001 9.30% 0.09%
2000 9.22% 0.13%
1999 9.09% 0.01%
1998 9.08% -0.02%
1997 9.10% 0.11%
1996 8.99% 0.01%
1995 8.98% 0.03%
1994 8.95% 0.03%
1993 8.92% 0.20%
1992 8.72% 0.04%
1991 8.68% 0.04%