Tonga 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.
  • Tonga youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.59%, a 0.1% increase from 2018.
  • Tonga youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.49%, a 0.1% decline from 2017.
  • Tonga youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 3.58%, a 0.08% decline from 2016.
  • Tonga youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 3.67%, a 0.07% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 55.97%
Libya 50.47%
St. Lucia 45.23%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.68%
Bosnia 39.70%
Namibia 39.53%
North Macedonia 39.14%
Botswana 37.35%
Gabon 35.95%
Armenia 35.49%
Jordan 35.03%
Montenegro 30.72%
Costa Rica 30.50%
Serbia 30.03%
Algeria 29.51%
Albania 28.13%
Brazil 27.39%
Iran 27.36%
Iraq 25.14%
Mauritius 23.88%
Turkey 23.68%
Jamaica 22.14%
Guyana 21.28%
Colombia 19.04%
Venezuela 18.78%
Samoa 18.13%
Lebanon 17.61%
Maldives 16.76%
Russia 16.12%
Romania 15.43%
Suriname 15.31%
Belize 15.12%
Fiji 14.83%
Azerbaijan 14.56%
Dominican Republic 13.47%
Equatorial Guinea 12.31%
Paraguay 11.42%
Malaysia 11.26%
China 10.33%
Bulgaria 9.87%
Belarus 9.71%
Ecuador 8.94%
Peru 8.37%
Turkmenistan 8.27%
Mexico 7.07%
Guatemala 4.99%
Cuba 4.20%
Kazakhstan 3.88%
Thailand 3.87%
Tonga 3.59%
Tonga Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 3.59% 0.10%
2018 3.49% -0.10%
2017 3.58% -0.08%
2016 3.67% -0.07%
2015 3.73% -0.02%
2014 3.75% -0.06%
2013 3.81% 0.00%
2012 3.81% 0.04%
2011 3.77% 0.03%
2010 3.74% 0.08%
2009 3.66% 0.27%
2008 3.40% 0.01%
2007 3.39% -0.07%
2006 3.46% -2.30%
2005 5.75% -2.79%
2004 8.55% -3.37%
2003 11.91% 1.08%
2002 10.84% 1.14%
2001 9.69% 0.91%
2000 8.79% 0.77%
1999 8.02% 0.85%
1998 7.17% 0.63%
1997 6.54% 0.73%
1996 5.81% 0.76%
1995 5.05% 0.69%
1994 4.36% 0.74%
1993 3.62% 0.23%
1992 3.39% 0.26%
1991 3.13% 0.26%