New Caledonia 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.
  • New Caledonia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 34.21%, a 0.19% decline from 2018.
  • New Caledonia youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 34.40%, a 1.1% decline from 2017.
  • New Caledonia youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 35.50%, a 1.11% decline from 2016.
  • New Caledonia youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 36.61%, a 0.96% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
French Polynesia 36.92%
Greece 35.11%
New Caledonia 34.21%
Spain 32.90%
Barbados 30.22%
Brunei 30.03%
Italy 29.30%
Saudi Arabia 28.59%
Uruguay 27.05%
Argentina 25.35%
Bahamas 23.51%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 21.54%
Puerto Rico 19.74%
France 19.15%
Chile 18.97%
Portugal 18.45%
Croatia 17.82%
Sweden 17.78%
Finland 16.30%
Slovak Republic 16.21%
Channel Islands 15.86%
Kuwait 15.80%
Belgium 15.68%
Cyprus 15.62%
Luxembourg 14.89%
Guam 13.92%
Oman 13.19%
Ireland 13.07%
Estonia 12.56%
Lithuania 12.39%
Latvia 12.28%
Australia 12.06%
Poland 11.60%
United Kingdom 11.31%
New Zealand 11.23%
Hungary 11.09%
South Korea 10.97%
Canada 10.77%
Panama 10.04%
Hong Kong 10.03%
Denmark 9.82%
Norway 9.33%
Singapore 9.29%
Slovenia 9.11%
United States 8.54%
Austria 8.37%
Malta 8.24%
Iceland 7.80%
Switzerland 7.40%
UAE 7.34%
Israel 7.26%
Czech Republic 6.38%
Trinidad and Tobago 6.37%
Netherlands 6.35%
Macao 5.73%
Germany 5.42%
Bahrain 4.63%
Japan 3.67%
Qatar 0.38%
New Caledonia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 34.21% -0.19%
2018 34.40% -1.10%
2017 35.50% -1.11%
2016 36.61% -0.96%
2015 37.58% -0.97%
2014 38.55% -0.76%
2013 39.31% 0.64%
2012 38.67% 1.12%
2011 37.55% 0.31%
2010 37.24% 0.81%
2009 36.43% 3.20%
2008 33.23% 0.01%
2007 33.22% -2.56%
2006 35.78% -3.11%
2005 38.89% -1.98%
2004 40.87% -1.34%
2003 42.21% -0.57%
2002 42.78% -0.21%
2001 42.99% -0.04%
2000 43.02% -0.37%
1999 43.39% 0.61%
1998 42.79% 0.26%
1997 42.53% -0.84%
1996 43.37% 0.30%
1995 43.07% 0.24%
1994 42.83% 0.42%
1993 42.40% 1.82%
1992 40.58% 1.72%
1991 38.86% 1.72%