Tonga 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.
  • Tonga youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 8.58%, a 0.19% decline from 2018.
  • Tonga youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 8.77%, a 0.24% increase from 2017.
  • Tonga youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 8.53%, a 0.25% increase from 2016.
  • Tonga youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 8.28%, a 0.37% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 57.47%
Libya 49.54%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 39.76%
Namibia 37.82%
Jordan 37.28%
St. Lucia 35.95%
Botswana 35.56%
North Macedonia 35.55%
Gabon 35.52%
Bosnia 33.97%
Armenia 33.51%
Costa Rica 31.82%
Algeria 29.69%
Brazil 27.47%
Serbia 27.12%
Albania 26.99%
Guyana 26.20%
Iran 25.46%
Montenegro 25.25%
Iraq 25.16%
Turkey 24.64%
Mauritius 23.84%
Jamaica 22.07%
Colombia 20.01%
Samoa 17.55%
Lebanon 17.10%
Romania 16.78%
Maldives 16.63%
Dominican Republic 15.89%
Venezuela 15.88%
Equatorial Guinea 15.47%
Russia 15.46%
Belize 15.35%
Paraguay 15.11%
Fiji 14.97%
Suriname 13.20%
Azerbaijan 13.19%
Malaysia 11.77%
China 11.01%
Belarus 10.63%
Bulgaria 8.89%
Ecuador 8.71%
Tonga 8.58%
Turkmenistan 8.04%
Peru 7.37%
Mexico 7.15%
Guatemala 4.88%
Cuba 4.49%
Thailand 4.22%
Kazakhstan 3.67%
Tonga Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 8.58% -0.19%
2018 8.77% 0.24%
2017 8.53% 0.25%
2016 8.28% 0.37%
2015 7.91% 0.47%
2014 7.44% 0.44%
2013 7.00% 0.48%
2012 6.52% 0.44%
2011 6.08% 0.44%
2010 5.64% 0.51%
2009 5.13% 0.74%
2008 4.39% 0.43%
2007 3.96% 0.32%
2006 3.64% -2.45%
2005 6.09% -2.94%
2004 9.03% -3.46%
2003 12.49% 1.09%
2002 11.40% 1.16%
2001 10.24% 0.99%
2000 9.25% 0.78%
1999 8.47% 0.91%
1998 7.56% 0.81%
1997 6.75% 0.70%
1996 6.05% 0.75%
1995 5.30% 0.78%
1994 4.52% 0.84%
1993 3.68% 0.23%
1992 3.45% 0.18%
1991 3.27% 0.18%