French Polynesia Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • French Polynesia youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 38.91%, a 0.76% increase from 2020.
  • French Polynesia youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 38.15%, a 3.58% increase from 2019.
  • French Polynesia youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 34.57%, a 0.09% decline from 2018.
  • French Polynesia youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 34.66%, a 0.09% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
New Caledonia 40.97%
French Polynesia 38.91%
Spain 36.93%
Greece 36.87%
Uruguay 32.86%
Italy 30.92%
Bahamas 30.78%
Barbados 30.58%
Panama 29.96%
Argentina 29.89%
Saudi Arabia 28.84%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 27.02%
Kuwait 25.48%
Sweden 24.54%
Croatia 23.63%
Brunei 23.41%
Portugal 23.13%
Slovak Republic 21.47%
Chile 21.39%
France 20.09%
Belgium 19.57%
Lithuania 19.02%
Puerto Rico 18.47%
Finland 18.05%
Ireland 17.43%
Estonia 17.14%
Channel Islands 15.78%
Latvia 15.53%
Guam 15.31%
Luxembourg 15.23%
Hong Kong 14.97%
Oman 14.58%
Canada 14.04%
Slovenia 13.91%
Hungary 13.52%
Poland 13.42%
Iceland 13.36%
United Kingdom 13.23%
Norway 13.02%
Trinidad and Tobago 12.68%
Cyprus 11.83%
New Zealand 11.39%
Austria 11.37%
Australia 10.80%
UAE 10.67%
Denmark 10.13%
Bahrain 9.90%
Malta 9.78%
Netherlands 9.61%
United States 9.57%
Macao 9.24%
Singapore 9.12%
Switzerland 9.11%
Israel 8.79%
South Korea 7.78%
Czech Republic 7.62%
Germany 6.95%
Japan 4.36%
Qatar 1.08%
French Polynesia Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 38.91% 0.76%
2020 38.15% 3.58%
2019 34.57% -0.09%
2018 34.66% -0.09%
2017 34.75% -0.04%
2016 34.79% -0.06%
2015 34.85% 0.04%
2014 34.81% 0.22%
2013 34.59% 0.06%
2012 34.52% -0.27%
2011 34.80% 0.08%
2010 34.72% -0.24%
2009 34.96% 0.66%
2008 34.30% 0.17%
2007 34.12% 0.22%
2006 33.91% 0.32%
2005 33.59% 0.33%
2004 33.26% 0.29%
2003 32.97% -0.21%
2002 33.18% -0.09%
2001 33.26% 0.44%
2000 32.82% 0.38%
1999 32.45% 0.82%
1998 31.63% -0.05%
1997 31.68% 0.36%
1996 31.32% 0.51%
1995 30.81% 0.42%
1994 30.39% 0.34%
1993 30.05% 0.54%
1992 29.51% 0.96%
1991 28.55% 0.96%