Tonga Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Tonga youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 8.38%, a 1% increase from 2021.
  • Tonga youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 7.38%, a 0.36% decline from 2020.
  • Tonga youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 7.74%, a 1.07% increase from 2019.
  • Tonga youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 6.67%, a 0% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 51.52%
Libya 51.47%
St. Lucia 40.02%
Namibia 39.78%
Jordan 39.42%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 38.18%
Botswana 37.85%
Gabon 36.89%
North Macedonia 34.91%
Iraq 34.59%
Bosnia 33.47%
Costa Rica 31.89%
Algeria 29.03%
Montenegro 28.26%
Albania 27.79%
Suriname 26.18%
Iran 26.00%
Lebanon 25.50%
Guyana 25.40%
Serbia 24.85%
Armenia 24.57%
Mauritius 22.86%
Romania 21.98%
Belize 21.81%
Colombia 21.61%
Brazil 21.36%
Samoa 20.81%
Turkey 18.98%
Equatorial Guinea 16.51%
Dominican Republic 16.17%
Paraguay 15.15%
Maldives 15.13%
Fiji 14.90%
Jamaica 14.58%
Azerbaijan 13.40%
China 13.17%
Bulgaria 12.23%
Malaysia 11.70%
Venezuela 11.39%
Belarus 11.22%
Turkmenistan 10.59%
Ecuador 8.65%
Tonga 8.38%
Peru 7.45%
Mexico 6.36%
Guatemala 5.05%
Thailand 4.47%
Kazakhstan 3.85%
Cuba 3.47%
Tonga Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 8.38% 1.00%
2021 7.38% -0.36%
2020 7.74% 1.07%
2019 6.67% 0.00%
2018 6.68% 0.46%
2017 6.21% 0.45%
2016 5.76% 0.04%
2015 5.72% 0.34%
2014 5.38% 0.23%
2013 5.14% 0.33%
2012 4.81% 0.52%
2011 4.29% 0.09%
2010 4.21% 0.11%
2009 4.10% 0.62%
2008 3.48% 0.17%
2007 3.31% 0.28%
2006 3.02% -3.89%
2005 6.91% -4.09%
2004 11.00% -3.23%
2003 14.22% 1.49%
2002 12.74% 1.01%
2001 11.73% 0.82%
2000 10.90% 1.38%
1999 9.53% 0.97%
1998 8.55% 0.98%
1997 7.57% 1.09%
1996 6.48% 1.32%
1995 5.16% 0.89%
1994 4.27% 1.01%
1993 3.26% -0.07%
1992 3.33% 0.26%
1991 3.08% 0.26%