New Caledonia Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • New Caledonia unemployment rate for 2019 was 12.80%, a 0.05% decline from 2018.
  • New Caledonia unemployment rate for 2018 was 12.85%, a 0.4% decline from 2017.
  • New Caledonia unemployment rate for 2017 was 13.25%, a 0.43% decline from 2016.
  • New Caledonia unemployment rate for 2016 was 13.68%, a 0.44% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Greece 17.24%
Spain 13.96%
New Caledonia 12.80%
French Polynesia 12.10%
Bahamas 10.36%
Barbados 10.33%
Italy 9.89%
Argentina 9.79%
Brunei 9.12%
Uruguay 8.73%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 8.66%
France 8.43%
Puerto Rico 8.19%
Channel Islands 7.49%
Cyprus 7.27%
Chile 7.09%
Croatia 6.94%
Finland 6.60%
Latvia 6.52%
Sweden 6.48%
Lithuania 6.35%
Portugal 6.33%
Saudi Arabia 5.93%
Belgium 5.59%
Canada 5.56%
Slovak Republic 5.56%
Luxembourg 5.36%
Guam 5.31%
Australia 5.27%
Estonia 5.12%
Ireland 4.93%
Denmark 4.91%
Austria 4.67%
Switzerland 4.58%
Slovenia 4.20%
South Korea 4.15%
Singapore 4.11%
New Zealand 4.07%
Panama 3.90%
Israel 3.86%
United Kingdom 3.85%
United States 3.68%
Hong Kong 3.63%
Poland 3.47%
Malta 3.47%
Hungary 3.40%
Norway 3.35%
Netherlands 3.20%
Germany 3.04%
Iceland 2.84%
Trinidad and Tobago 2.69%
Oman 2.67%
UAE 2.35%
Japan 2.29%
Macao 2.24%
Kuwait 2.18%
Czech Republic 1.93%
Bahrain 0.71%
Qatar 0.09%
New Caledonia Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 12.80% -0.05%
2018 12.85% -0.40%
2017 13.25% -0.43%
2016 13.68% -0.44%
2015 14.13% -0.46%
2014 14.59% -0.32%
2013 14.91% 0.24%
2012 14.67% 0.32%
2011 14.36% -0.04%
2010 14.40% 0.43%
2009 13.97% 1.51%
2008 12.46% -0.20%
2007 12.66% -1.32%
2006 13.98% -1.38%
2005 15.36% -0.95%
2004 16.31% -0.66%
2003 16.97% -0.15%
2002 17.12% -0.09%
2001 17.20% -0.08%
2000 17.29% -0.38%
1999 17.67% 0.17%
1998 17.50% -0.48%
1997 17.98% -0.66%
1996 18.64% -0.26%
1995 18.90% -0.02%
1994 18.92% 0.07%
1993 18.85% 0.81%
1992 18.03% 0.69%
1991 17.34% 0.69%