Tonga Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Tonga youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 11.12%, a 1.3% increase from 2020.
  • Tonga youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 9.82%, a 1.04% increase from 2019.
  • Tonga youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 8.78%, a 0.05% decline from 2018.
  • Tonga youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 8.83%, a 0.61% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 64.18%
Libya 50.45%
Costa Rica 45.36%
Botswana 41.20%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.09%
Jordan 40.53%
Namibia 40.44%
St. Lucia 38.69%
Gabon 38.43%
Armenia 36.09%
North Macedonia 34.12%
Bosnia 32.87%
Brazil 31.90%
Algeria 31.88%
Montenegro 31.56%
Suriname 30.53%
Serbia 30.41%
Guyana 29.85%
Lebanon 29.60%
Albania 27.84%
Iran 27.21%
Iraq 27.20%
Colombia 26.45%
Jamaica 26.11%
Mauritius 25.26%
Turkey 24.31%
Dominican Republic 20.60%
Romania 20.57%
Samoa 19.69%
Belize 19.27%
Equatorial Guinea 18.29%
Fiji 18.06%
Maldives 17.74%
Russia 16.89%
Azerbaijan 16.49%
Paraguay 16.27%
Malaysia 15.60%
Venezuela 14.94%
Ecuador 14.23%
Bulgaria 14.16%
China 11.35%
Belarus 11.31%
Peru 11.16%
Tonga 11.12%
Turkmenistan 11.01%
Mexico 8.13%
Cuba 7.39%
Guatemala 7.21%
Thailand 6.98%
Kazakhstan 3.73%
Tonga Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 11.12% 1.30%
2020 9.82% 1.04%
2019 8.78% -0.05%
2018 8.83% 0.61%
2017 8.23% 0.60%
2016 7.62% 0.16%
2015 7.46% 0.53%
2014 6.94% 0.42%
2013 6.52% 0.52%
2012 6.00% 0.73%
2011 5.27% 0.28%
2010 4.99% 0.29%
2009 4.70% 0.79%
2008 3.91% 0.38%
2007 3.53% 0.49%
2006 3.04% -3.85%
2005 6.89% -3.97%
2004 10.86% -3.21%
2003 14.07% 1.51%
2002 12.55% 1.11%
2001 11.44% 0.93%
2000 10.51% 1.21%
1999 9.30% 0.88%
1998 8.42% 0.90%
1997 7.52% 1.04%
1996 6.48% 1.27%
1995 5.22% 0.92%
1994 4.30% 1.03%
1993 3.27% -0.02%
1992 3.29% 0.25%
1991 3.04% 0.25%