Vanuatu Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Vanuatu unemployment rate for 2021 was 2.18%, a 0.06% increase from 2020.
  • Vanuatu unemployment rate for 2020 was 2.12%, a 0.32% increase from 2019.
  • Vanuatu unemployment rate for 2019 was 1.80%, a 0.01% decline from 2018.
  • Vanuatu unemployment rate for 2018 was 1.81%, a 0.06% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Vanuatu Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 2.18% 0.06%
2020 2.12% 0.32%
2019 1.80% -0.01%
2018 1.81% 0.06%
2017 1.75% -0.03%
2016 1.78% -0.09%
2015 1.86% 0.05%
2014 1.81% -0.05%
2013 1.86% 0.01%
2012 1.85% 0.04%
2011 1.81% -0.04%
2010 1.85% 0.04%
2009 1.81% 0.06%
2008 1.75% -0.04%
2007 1.80% 0.11%
2006 1.68% -0.05%
2005 1.73% -0.02%
2004 1.75% 0.01%
2003 1.74% -0.18%
2002 1.92% 0.05%
2001 1.88% 0.19%
2000 1.69% -0.10%
1999 1.78% 0.02%
1998 1.76% 0.08%
1997 1.68% -0.04%
1996 1.72% -0.02%
1995 1.74% 0.15%
1994 1.59% -0.14%
1993 1.73% 0.04%
1992 1.69% 0.02%
1991 1.68% 0.02%