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Youth unemployment, ages 15-24, 2023:

The average for 2023 based on 9 countries was 12.35 percent. The highest value was in New Caledonia: 32.05 percent and the lowest value was in the Solomon Islands: 2.99 percent. The indicator is available from 1991 to 2023. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Youth unemployment, 2023 Global rank Available data
N. Caledonia 32.05 1 1991 - 2023
Samoa 19.39 2 1991 - 2023
Fiji 15.06 3 1991 - 2023
Vanuatu 11 4 1991 - 2023
New Zealand 10.66 5 1991 - 2023
Australia 8.28 6 1991 - 2023
Tonga 6.9 7 1991 - 2023
Papua N.G. 4.86 8 1991 - 2023
Solomon Isl. 2.99 9 1991 - 2023



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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