Vanuatu 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.
  • Vanuatu youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 5.40%, a 0.27% increase from 2020.
  • Vanuatu youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 5.13%, a 0.58% increase from 2019.
  • Vanuatu youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 4.56%, a 0.02% increase from 2018.
  • Vanuatu youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 4.54%, a 0.14% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Lesotho 37.44%
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Bolivia 17.44%
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Indonesia 16.05%
Uzbekistan 15.95%
Honduras 15.50%
Bangladesh 14.71%
Kenya 13.84%
Timor-Leste 13.84%
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Nicaragua 11.60%
Ghana 9.59%
Pakistan 9.41%
Moldova 8.60%
Philippines 7.31%
Vietnam 7.24%
Cameroon 6.64%
Myanmar 6.40%
Vanuatu 5.40%
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Vanuatu Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 5.40% 0.27%
2020 5.13% 0.58%
2019 4.56% 0.02%
2018 4.54% 0.14%
2017 4.39% 0.00%
2016 4.39% -0.09%
2015 4.48% 0.10%
2014 4.38% -0.06%
2013 4.44% 0.03%
2012 4.41% 0.07%
2011 4.34% -0.05%
2010 4.39% 0.10%
2009 4.29% 0.12%
2008 4.16% -0.03%
2007 4.20% 0.20%
2006 4.00% -0.06%
2005 4.06% -0.02%
2004 4.07% 0.03%
2003 4.04% -0.28%
2002 4.33% 0.03%
2001 4.30% 0.27%
2000 4.03% -0.17%
1999 4.19% 0.01%
1998 4.19% 0.11%
1997 4.08% -0.09%
1996 4.17% -0.06%
1995 4.22% 0.25%
1994 3.97% -0.23%
1993 4.20% 0.05%
1992 4.14% 0.01%
1991 4.13% 0.01%