New Caledonia: Youth unemployment

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 New Caledonia

Youth unemployment, ages 15-24

 Latest value 38.02
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 37.8
 Min - Max 32.42 - 46.14
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for New Caledonia from 1991 to 2022. The average value for New Caledonia during that period was 37.8 percent with a minimum of 32.42 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 46.14 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2022 is 38.02 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 176 countries is 16.72 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
New Caledonia - Youth unemployment - recent values

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New Caledonia - Youth unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2022




We present the rate of youth unemployment for New Caledonia and other countries. Youth unemployment is the percent of 15-24 year olds who are part of the labor force but are unemployed. Recall that the labor force includes the employed and the unemployed people.
Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 0.12 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 12.27 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 12.66 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 11.92 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 38.02 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 56.92 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 46.94 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 52.67 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 61.30 2022 percent
 Employment 0.68 Q3/2022 million employed people
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