New Caledonia Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • New Caledonia unemployment rate for 2021 was 16.57%, a 0.14% increase from 2020.
  • New Caledonia unemployment rate for 2020 was 16.43%, a 1.52% increase from 2019.
  • New Caledonia unemployment rate for 2019 was 14.91%, a 0.06% increase from 2018.
  • New Caledonia unemployment rate for 2018 was 14.85%, a 0.06% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
New Caledonia 16.57%
Greece 14.80%
Spain 14.73%
French Polynesia 14.39%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 13.27%
Bahamas 13.24%
Panama 12.09%
Argentina 10.90%
Uruguay 10.45%
Barbados 10.41%
Italy 9.83%
Chile 9.13%
Croatia 8.68%
Sweden 8.66%
Puerto Rico 8.27%
France 8.06%
Lithuania 7.90%
Brunei 7.65%
Latvia 7.60%
Finland 7.53%
Canada 7.51%
Channel Islands 7.37%
Saudi Arabia 7.36%
Guam 6.98%
Slovak Republic 6.74%
Portugal 6.65%
Ireland 6.63%
Belgium 6.42%
Estonia 6.33%
Austria 6.30%
Cyprus 6.13%
United States 5.46%
Iceland 5.40%
Switzerland 5.32%
Hong Kong 5.32%
Luxembourg 5.23%
Australia 5.11%
Israel 5.05%
Norway 4.99%
Trinidad and Tobago 4.81%
Denmark 4.80%
United Kingdom 4.53%
Slovenia 4.42%
New Zealand 4.12%
Hungary 4.12%
Netherlands 4.01%
Kuwait 3.71%
Singapore 3.62%
Germany 3.54%
South Korea 3.53%
Malta 3.50%
Poland 3.37%
UAE 3.36%
Oman 3.12%
Macao 3.01%
Czech Republic 2.89%
Japan 2.80%
Bahrain 1.87%
Qatar 0.26%
New Caledonia Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 16.57% 0.14%
2020 16.43% 1.52%
2019 14.91% 0.06%
2018 14.85% 0.06%
2017 14.79% 0.09%
2016 14.70% -0.03%
2015 14.73% 0.14%
2014 14.59% 0.12%
2013 14.47% 0.11%
2012 14.36% 0.28%
2011 14.08% 0.27%
2010 13.81% -0.16%
2009 13.97% -0.61%
2008 14.58% -0.25%
2007 14.83% -0.39%
2006 15.22% -0.63%
2005 15.85% -0.46%
2004 16.31% -0.19%
2003 16.50% -0.43%
2002 16.93% -0.30%
2001 17.23% -0.25%
2000 17.48% -0.35%
1999 17.83% -0.59%
1998 18.42% 0.16%
1997 18.26% -0.38%
1996 18.64% 0.49%
1995 18.15% -0.22%
1994 18.38% -0.12%
1993 18.50% 0.04%
1992 18.46% 0.39%
1991 18.07% 0.39%