French Polynesia Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • French Polynesia unemployment rate for 2020 was 13.81%, a 1.09% increase from 2019.
  • French Polynesia unemployment rate for 2019 was 12.72%, a 0.13% increase from 2018.
  • French Polynesia unemployment rate for 2018 was 12.59%, a 0.19% increase from 2017.
  • French Polynesia unemployment rate for 2017 was 12.40%, a 0.17% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Greece 16.85%
New Caledonia 16.52%
Spain 15.67%
Bahamas 14.41%
French Polynesia 13.81%
Barbados 12.79%
Uruguay 12.67%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 11.84%
Argentina 11.67%
Chile 11.51%
Puerto Rico 11.17%
Panama 10.23%
Canada 9.48%
Italy 9.31%
France 8.62%
Sweden 8.45%
Lithuania 8.43%
Brunei 8.37%
United States 8.31%
Saudi Arabia 8.22%
Latvia 8.19%
Channel Islands 8.16%
Finland 7.83%
Guam 7.51%
Cyprus 7.21%
Croatia 7.20%
Portugal 7.20%
Luxembourg 6.96%
Kuwait 6.79%
Slovak Republic 6.79%
Trinidad and Tobago 6.74%
Australia 6.61%
Estonia 6.46%
Belgium 6.01%
Ireland 5.92%
Hong Kong 5.80%
Austria 5.77%
Denmark 5.66%
Singapore 5.19%
Slovenia 5.17%
Iceland 5.01%
UAE 5.00%
Oman 4.97%
Switzerland 4.94%
Norway 4.62%
Israel 4.61%
New Zealand 4.55%
Hungary 4.35%
United Kingdom 4.34%
Germany 4.31%
Netherlands 4.09%
Malta 4.09%
Bahrain 4.09%
South Korea 4.07%
Poland 3.55%
Qatar 3.45%
Japan 2.97%
Czech Republic 2.94%
Macao 2.50%
French Polynesia Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 13.81% 1.09%
2019 12.72% 0.13%
2018 12.59% 0.19%
2017 12.40% 0.17%
2016 12.23% 0.17%
2015 12.06% 0.14%
2014 11.92% 0.15%
2013 11.77% 0.06%
2012 11.71% 0.04%
2011 11.67% 0.09%
2010 11.58% 0.01%
2009 11.57% -0.25%
2008 11.82% 0.08%
2007 11.74% 0.05%
2006 11.69% 0.07%
2005 11.62% 0.00%
2004 11.62% -0.02%
2003 11.64% -0.07%
2002 11.71% 0.04%
2001 11.67% 0.10%
2000 11.57% 0.11%
1999 11.46% 0.05%
1998 11.41% 0.10%
1997 11.31% 0.10%
1996 11.21% 0.10%
1995 11.11% 0.08%
1994 11.03% 0.06%
1993 10.97% -0.06%
1992 11.03% -0.04%
1991 11.07% -0.04%