Vanuatu 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.
  • Vanuatu youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 8.76%, a 0.05% increase from 2018.
  • Vanuatu youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 8.71%, a 0.09% decline from 2017.
  • Vanuatu youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 8.80%, a 0.11% decline from 2016.
  • Vanuatu youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 8.91%, a 0.08% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Sudan 31.45%
Egypt 31.05%
Georgia 30.49%
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India 23.34%
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Sao Tome and Principe 20.70%
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Indonesia 17.04%
Mongolia 16.31%
Angola 15.98%
Mauritania 14.77%
Kyrgyz Republic 14.35%
Nigeria 13.96%
Nicaragua 12.97%
Timor-Leste 12.63%
Moldova 12.49%
Bangladesh 11.87%
Uzbekistan 11.59%
Bhutan 10.50%
Honduras 10.28%
El Salvador 9.55%
Ghana 9.16%
Pakistan 8.88%
Vanuatu 8.76%
Vietnam 7.29%
Kenya 7.24%
Bolivia 6.91%
Philippines 6.19%
Cameroon 5.82%
Papua New Guinea 4.49%
Myanmar 4.00%
Lao PDR 1.71%
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Vanuatu Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 8.76% 0.05%
2018 8.71% -0.09%
2017 8.80% -0.11%
2016 8.91% -0.08%
2015 8.99% -0.04%
2014 9.03% -0.09%
2013 9.12% 0.03%
2012 9.08% 0.02%
2011 9.06% 0.02%
2010 9.04% 0.19%
2009 8.85% 0.52%
2008 8.33% -0.02%
2007 8.35% -0.11%
2006 8.46% -0.22%
2005 8.68% -0.09%
2004 8.77% -0.07%
2003 8.84% -0.09%
2002 8.93% 0.08%
2001 8.86% 0.07%
2000 8.79% -0.09%
1999 8.88% 0.07%
1998 8.81% 0.02%
1997 8.79% -0.08%
1996 8.87% -0.02%
1995 8.89% 0.10%
1994 8.79% -0.04%
1993 8.83% 0.18%
1992 8.65% 0.09%
1991 8.56% 0.09%