Vanuatu Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Vanuatu unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.39%, a 0.02% increase from 2018.
  • Vanuatu unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.37%, a 0.07% decline from 2017.
  • Vanuatu unemployment rate for 2017 was 4.44%, a 0.08% decline from 2016.
  • Vanuatu unemployment rate for 2016 was 4.52%, a 0.04% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Vanuatu Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 4.39% 0.02%
2018 4.37% -0.07%
2017 4.44% -0.08%
2016 4.52% -0.04%
2015 4.57% -0.04%
2014 4.60% -0.05%
2013 4.66% 0.02%
2012 4.64% 0.01%
2011 4.63% 0.00%
2010 4.63% 0.06%
2009 4.57% 0.25%
2008 4.32% -0.04%
2007 4.36% -0.11%
2006 4.46% -0.13%
2005 4.59% -0.06%
2004 4.65% -0.05%
2003 4.70% 0.00%
2002 4.69% 0.05%
2001 4.64% 0.00%
2000 4.64% -0.02%
1999 4.66% 0.05%
1998 4.62% 0.00%
1997 4.62% -0.01%
1996 4.63% 0.01%
1995 4.62% 0.00%
1994 4.61% 0.02%
1993 4.60% 0.09%
1992 4.50% 0.05%
1991 4.46% 0.05%