Tonga Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Tonga unemployment rate for 2019 was 1.12%, a 0.07% increase from 2018.
  • Tonga unemployment rate for 2018 was 1.05%, a 0.03% decline from 2017.
  • Tonga unemployment rate for 2017 was 1.08%, a 0.03% decline from 2016.
  • Tonga unemployment rate for 2016 was 1.11%, a 0.02% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Namibia 20.27%
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St. Vincent and the Grenadines 18.88%
Libya 18.56%
Bosnia 18.43%
Botswana 18.19%
North Macedonia 17.76%
Armenia 16.99%
Montenegro 14.88%
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Turkey 13.49%
Iraq 12.82%
Serbia 12.69%
Albania 12.33%
Brazil 12.08%
Costa Rica 11.85%
Guyana 11.85%
Algeria 11.70%
Iran 11.38%
Colombia 9.71%
Venezuela 8.80%
Samoa 8.36%
Jamaica 8.00%
Suriname 7.33%
Mauritius 6.67%
Equatorial Guinea 6.43%
Belize 6.41%
Lebanon 6.23%
Maldives 6.14%
Dominican Republic 5.85%
Azerbaijan 5.51%
Paraguay 4.81%
Belarus 4.60%
Kazakhstan 4.59%
Russia 4.59%
Bulgaria 4.34%
China 4.32%
Fiji 4.10%
Romania 3.98%
Ecuador 3.97%
Turkmenistan 3.91%
Mexico 3.43%
Malaysia 3.32%
Peru 3.31%
Guatemala 2.46%
Cuba 1.64%
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Tonga Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 1.12% 0.07%
2018 1.05% -0.03%
2017 1.08% -0.03%
2016 1.11% -0.02%
2015 1.13% -0.01%
2014 1.14% -0.02%
2013 1.16% 0.01%
2012 1.16% 0.00%
2011 1.15% 0.00%
2010 1.15% 0.02%
2009 1.13% 0.09%
2008 1.04% -0.01%
2007 1.05% -0.04%
2006 1.09% -1.04%
2005 2.13% -1.36%
2004 3.48% -1.70%
2003 5.18% 0.50%
2002 4.68% 0.53%
2001 4.14% 0.44%
2000 3.71% 0.40%
1999 3.31% 0.43%
1998 2.88% 0.36%
1997 2.52% 0.33%
1996 2.19% 0.32%
1995 1.86% 0.29%
1994 1.57% 0.27%
1993 1.30% 0.04%
1992 1.26% 0.02%
1991 1.25% 0.02%