Papua New Guinea: Youth unemployment, ages 15-24: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Papua New Guinea from 1991 to 2017. The average value for Papua New Guinea during that period was 5.48 percent with a minumum of 5.3 percent in 2007 and a maximum of 5.8 percent in 2000. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
We present the rate of youth unemployment for Papua N.G. 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.