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Youth unemployment, ages 15-24, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 9 countries was 12.52 percent. The highest value was in New Caledonia: 38.02 percent and the lowest value was in the Solomon Islands: 2.82 percent. The indicator is available from 1991 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Youth unemployment, 2022 Global rank Available data
N. Caledonia 38.02 1 1991 - 2022
Samoa 20.81 2 1991 - 2022
Fiji 14.9 3 1991 - 2022
New Zealand 9.23 4 1991 - 2022
Tonga 8.38 5 1991 - 2022
Australia 8.29 6 1991 - 2022
Papua N.G. 5.2 7 1991 - 2022
Vanuatu 5.07 8 1991 - 2022
Solomon Isl. 2.82 9 1991 - 2022



Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
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