Fiji Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

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 14.97%, a 0.12% decline from 2018.
  • Fiji youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 15.09%, a 0.05% decline from 2017.
  • Fiji youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 15.14%, a 0.01% decline from 2016.
  • Fiji youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 15.15%, a 0.09% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 57.47%
Libya 49.54%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 39.76%
Namibia 37.82%
Jordan 37.28%
St. Lucia 35.95%
Botswana 35.56%
North Macedonia 35.55%
Gabon 35.52%
Bosnia 33.97%
Armenia 33.51%
Costa Rica 31.82%
Algeria 29.69%
Brazil 27.47%
Serbia 27.12%
Albania 26.99%
Guyana 26.20%
Iran 25.46%
Montenegro 25.25%
Iraq 25.16%
Turkey 24.64%
Mauritius 23.84%
Jamaica 22.07%
Colombia 20.01%
Samoa 17.55%
Lebanon 17.10%
Romania 16.78%
Maldives 16.63%
Dominican Republic 15.89%
Venezuela 15.88%
Equatorial Guinea 15.47%
Russia 15.46%
Belize 15.35%
Paraguay 15.11%
Fiji 14.97%
Suriname 13.20%
Azerbaijan 13.19%
Malaysia 11.77%
China 11.01%
Belarus 10.63%
Bulgaria 8.89%
Ecuador 8.71%
Tonga 8.58%
Turkmenistan 8.04%
Peru 7.37%
Mexico 7.15%
Guatemala 4.88%
Cuba 4.49%
Thailand 4.22%
Kazakhstan 3.67%
Fiji Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 14.97% -0.12%
2018 15.09% -0.05%
2017 15.14% -0.01%
2016 15.15% 0.09%
2015 15.06% 0.13%
2014 14.93% 0.22%
2013 14.71% 0.39%
2012 14.32% 0.37%
2011 13.95% 0.79%
2010 13.16% 0.80%
2009 12.36% 1.09%
2008 11.27% 0.55%
2007 10.72% 0.43%
2006 10.29% 0.38%
2005 9.91% 0.04%
2004 9.87% 0.13%
2003 9.74% 0.15%
2002 9.59% 0.24%
2001 9.35% 0.06%
2000 9.29% -0.03%
1999 9.32% 0.17%
1998 9.15% 0.02%
1997 9.13% -0.02%
1996 9.15% 0.03%
1995 9.12% -0.01%
1994 9.13% 0.07%
1993 9.06% 0.18%
1992 8.88% 0.16%
1991 8.72% 0.16%