French Polynesia 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.
  • French Polynesia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 37.78%, a 0.08% increase from 2018.
  • French Polynesia youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 37.70%, a 0.07% increase from 2017.
  • French Polynesia youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 37.63%, a 0.15% increase from 2016.
  • French Polynesia youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 37.48%, a 0.43% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
New Caledonia 39.33%
French Polynesia 37.78%
Greece 35.11%
Spain 32.61%
Barbados 30.15%
Saudi Arabia 29.63%
Uruguay 29.40%
Italy 29.22%
Argentina 25.97%
Bahamas 24.50%
Brunei 21.70%
Puerto Rico 20.43%
Sweden 20.22%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 19.88%
Chile 19.62%
France 19.54%
Portugal 18.29%
Finland 17.09%
Luxembourg 16.82%
Croatia 16.62%
Slovak Republic 16.11%
Cyprus 16.04%
Kuwait 15.73%
Guam 15.54%
Channel Islands 15.34%
Belgium 14.25%
Panama 13.03%
Ireland 12.56%
Latvia 12.48%
Lithuania 11.87%
Australia 11.84%
Oman 11.55%
Singapore 11.50%
Hungary 11.40%
New Zealand 11.16%
Estonia 11.09%
United Kingdom 11.08%
Canada 11.04%
Denmark 10.05%
Norway 9.88%
Poland 9.84%
South Korea 9.82%
Malta 9.16%
Trinidad and Tobago 9.12%
Hong Kong 8.57%
Austria 8.51%
Iceland 8.48%
United States 8.30%
Slovenia 8.15%
Switzerland 7.98%
Bahrain 7.31%
UAE 7.19%
Netherlands 6.77%
Israel 6.68%
Germany 5.75%
Czech Republic 5.63%
Macao 4.95%
Japan 3.89%
Qatar 0.47%
French Polynesia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 37.78% 0.08%
2018 37.70% 0.07%
2017 37.63% 0.15%
2016 37.48% 0.43%
2015 37.05% 0.77%
2014 36.28% 0.80%
2013 35.48% 0.40%
2012 35.08% 0.17%
2011 34.91% 0.30%
2010 34.61% 0.23%
2009 34.38% 0.18%
2008 34.20% 0.26%
2007 33.94% 0.19%
2006 33.75% 0.33%
2005 33.42% 0.34%
2004 33.08% 0.18%
2003 32.90% -0.28%
2002 33.18% -0.12%
2001 33.30% 0.27%
2000 33.03% 0.60%
1999 32.43% 0.62%
1998 31.81% 0.26%
1997 31.55% 0.54%
1996 31.01% 0.64%
1995 30.37% 0.50%
1994 29.87% 0.46%
1993 29.41% 0.42%
1992 28.99% 0.47%
1991 28.52% 0.47%