New Caledonia Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • New Caledonia youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 38.02%, a 0.17% decline from 2021.
  • New Caledonia youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 38.19%, a 7.95% decline from 2020.
  • New Caledonia youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 46.14%, a 13.73% increase from 2019.
  • New Caledonia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 32.42%, a 1.2% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
New Caledonia 38.02%
French Polynesia 36.37%
Greece 30.05%
Spain 28.34%
Uruguay 27.58%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 27.20%
Barbados 24.49%
Italy 23.93%
Brunei 23.89%
Bahamas 23.85%
Saudi Arabia 23.77%
Sweden 20.68%
Panama 20.19%
Estonia 20.15%
Slovak Republic 19.30%
Cyprus 18.69%
Argentina 18.57%
Portugal 17.80%
France 17.75%
Croatia 17.56%
Luxembourg 17.54%
Chile 17.25%
Belgium 16.27%
Kuwait 15.38%
Channel Islands 14.79%
Finland 14.47%
Guam 13.64%
Latvia 13.20%
Puerto Rico 13.11%
Hong Kong 12.96%
Trinidad and Tobago 11.57%
Slovenia 11.09%
Lithuania 11.05%
Iceland 10.73%
Hungary 10.22%
Canada 10.01%
United Kingdom 9.94%
Norway 9.64%
Austria 9.40%
UAE 9.29%
New Zealand 9.23%
Ireland 9.15%
Denmark 8.78%
Poland 8.71%
Australia 8.29%
Malta 8.27%
United States 7.89%
Netherlands 7.79%
Oman 7.47%
Switzerland 7.37%
Czech Republic 7.08%
Macao 7.05%
South Korea 6.88%
Bahrain 6.63%
Singapore 6.12%
Israel 6.03%
Germany 5.75%
Japan 4.23%
Qatar 0.30%
New Caledonia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 38.02% -0.17%
2021 38.19% -7.95%
2020 46.14% 13.73%
2019 32.42% -1.20%
2018 33.61% -1.03%
2017 34.64% -1.51%
2016 36.15% -1.05%
2015 37.20% -1.01%
2014 38.22% 0.79%
2013 37.43% 0.73%
2012 36.69% 1.12%
2011 35.57% 1.09%
2010 34.49% 0.01%
2009 34.48% -1.21%
2008 35.69% -0.38%
2007 36.06% -0.65%
2006 36.71% -1.08%
2005 37.79% -0.72%
2004 38.51% -0.15%
2003 38.66% -0.65%
2002 39.32% -0.33%
2001 39.64% -0.15%
2000 39.80% -0.33%
1999 40.12% -0.87%
1998 40.99% 0.75%
1997 40.24% -0.33%
1996 40.57% 1.55%
1995 39.02% 0.09%
1994 38.93% 0.18%
1993 38.75% 0.44%
1992 38.31% 1.15%
1991 37.16% 1.15%