French Polynesia 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.
  • French Polynesia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 36.92%, a 0.49% decline from 2018.
  • French Polynesia youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 37.40%, a 1.26% decline from 2017.
  • French Polynesia youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 38.66%, a 1.24% decline from 2016.
  • French Polynesia youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 39.91%, a 0.93% 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%
French Polynesia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 36.92% -0.49%
2018 37.40% -1.26%
2017 38.66% -1.24%
2016 39.91% -0.93%
2015 40.84% -0.63%
2014 41.46% -0.46%
2013 41.92% 0.97%
2012 40.95% 0.72%
2011 40.23% 0.16%
2010 40.07% 1.10%
2009 38.97% 4.93%
2008 34.04% 0.10%
2007 33.94% -0.63%
2006 34.57% -0.54%
2005 35.10% 0.37%
2004 34.73% 0.48%
2003 34.25% 1.07%
2002 33.18% 0.04%
2001 33.14% -0.14%
2000 33.28% 0.26%
1999 33.02% 1.17%
1998 31.85% -0.08%
1997 31.93% 0.03%
1996 31.90% 0.16%
1995 31.74% 0.36%
1994 31.37% 0.46%
1993 30.91% 1.71%
1992 29.20% 1.31%
1991 27.89% 1.31%