Tonga Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Tonga unemployment rate for 2021 was 3.97%, a 0.34% increase from 2020.
  • Tonga unemployment rate for 2020 was 3.63%, a 0.57% increase from 2019.
  • Tonga unemployment rate for 2019 was 3.06%, a 0.01% decline from 2018.
  • Tonga unemployment rate for 2018 was 3.07%, a 0.26% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 33.56%
Botswana 24.72%
Gabon 22.27%
Namibia 21.68%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 21.62%
Armenia 20.90%
Libya 19.58%
Jordan 19.25%
Montenegro 18.49%
Costa Rica 17.95%
St. Lucia 16.91%
Guyana 16.43%
North Macedonia 16.20%
Bosnia 15.22%
Lebanon 14.49%
Brazil 14.40%
Colombia 14.34%
Iraq 14.19%
Turkey 13.39%
Algeria 12.70%
Albania 11.82%
Serbia 11.81%
Iran 11.46%
Suriname 10.07%
Samoa 9.84%
Equatorial Guinea 9.25%
Jamaica 9.18%
Dominican Republic 8.50%
Belize 8.22%
Mauritius 7.41%
Paraguay 7.21%
Azerbaijan 6.58%
Ecuador 6.43%
Venezuela 6.41%
Maldives 6.08%
Bulgaria 5.42%
Fiji 5.24%
Romania 5.17%
Turkmenistan 5.08%
Russia 5.01%
Kazakhstan 4.90%
Peru 4.83%
China 4.82%
Belarus 4.74%
Malaysia 4.61%
Mexico 4.38%
Tonga 3.97%
Guatemala 3.57%
Cuba 2.76%
Thailand 1.42%
Tonga Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 3.97% 0.34%
2020 3.63% 0.57%
2019 3.06% -0.01%
2018 3.07% 0.26%
2017 2.82% 0.25%
2016 2.57% 0.02%
2015 2.55% 0.19%
2014 2.37% 0.12%
2013 2.24% 0.18%
2012 2.07% 0.28%
2011 1.79% 0.05%
2010 1.74% 0.06%
2009 1.67% 0.32%
2008 1.35% 0.10%
2007 1.25% 0.16%
2006 1.09% -1.41%
2005 2.50% -1.51%
2004 4.01% -1.17%
2003 5.18% 0.52%
2002 4.66% 0.33%
2001 4.34% 0.26%
2000 4.08% 0.50%
1999 3.58% 0.34%
1998 3.24% 0.35%
1997 2.89% 0.41%
1996 2.49% 0.51%
1995 1.98% 0.32%
1994 1.66% 0.36%
1993 1.30% -0.08%
1992 1.38% 0.07%
1991 1.31% 0.07%