New Caledonia Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • New Caledonia unemployment rate for 2020 was 16.52%, a 1.07% increase from 2019.
  • New Caledonia unemployment rate for 2019 was 15.45%, a 0.14% increase from 2018.
  • New Caledonia unemployment rate for 2018 was 15.31%, a 0.2% increase from 2017.
  • New Caledonia unemployment rate for 2017 was 15.11%, a 0.19% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
Greece 16.85%
New Caledonia 16.52%
Spain 15.67%
Bahamas 14.41%
French Polynesia 13.81%
Barbados 12.79%
Uruguay 12.67%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 11.84%
Argentina 11.67%
Chile 11.51%
Puerto Rico 11.17%
Panama 10.23%
Canada 9.48%
Italy 9.31%
France 8.62%
Sweden 8.45%
Lithuania 8.43%
Brunei 8.37%
United States 8.31%
Saudi Arabia 8.22%
Latvia 8.19%
Channel Islands 8.16%
Finland 7.83%
Guam 7.51%
Cyprus 7.21%
Croatia 7.20%
Portugal 7.20%
Luxembourg 6.96%
Slovak Republic 6.79%
Kuwait 6.79%
Trinidad and Tobago 6.74%
Australia 6.61%
Estonia 6.46%
Belgium 6.01%
Ireland 5.92%
Hong Kong 5.80%
Austria 5.77%
Denmark 5.66%
Singapore 5.19%
Slovenia 5.17%
Iceland 5.01%
UAE 5.00%
Oman 4.97%
Switzerland 4.94%
Norway 4.62%
Israel 4.61%
New Zealand 4.55%
Hungary 4.35%
United Kingdom 4.34%
Germany 4.31%
Bahrain 4.09%
Netherlands 4.09%
Malta 4.09%
South Korea 4.07%
Poland 3.55%
Qatar 3.45%
Japan 2.97%
Czech Republic 2.94%
Macao 2.50%
New Caledonia Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 16.52% 1.07%
2019 15.45% 0.14%
2018 15.31% 0.20%
2017 15.11% 0.19%
2016 14.92% 0.17%
2015 14.75% 0.16%
2014 14.59% 0.21%
2013 14.38% 0.11%
2012 14.27% 0.09%
2011 14.18% 0.15%
2010 14.03% 0.06%
2009 13.97% -0.82%
2008 14.79% -0.47%
2007 15.26% -0.33%
2006 15.59% -0.33%
2005 15.92% -0.39%
2004 16.31% -0.26%
2003 16.57% -0.32%
2002 16.89% -0.35%
2001 17.24% -0.27%
2000 17.51% -0.27%
1999 17.78% -0.32%
1998 18.10% -0.28%
1997 18.38% -0.26%
1996 18.64% 0.14%
1995 18.50% 0.13%
1994 18.37% 0.09%
1993 18.28% -0.07%
1992 18.35% -0.03%
1991 18.38% -0.03%