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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 2.7 % 2020


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Papua New Guinea - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Papua New Guinea?

  • Unemployment Rate in Papua New Guinea increased to 2.7 % in 2020. The maximum rate was 2.9 % and minimum was 2.4 %.
  • Data published Yearly by National Statistics Office.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
2.7 2020 01.07.2021
2.4 2019 11.02.2020
2.4 2018 21.06.2019
2.6 2017 22.03.2018
2.5 2016 11.08.2017
2.5 2015 31.12.2015
2.6 2014 31.12.2014
2.6 2013 31.12.2013


Historical Chart by governors (%)

Unemployment Rate in Papua New Guinea by governors

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Robert Dadae 28.02.2017 - 2.5000 2.5000 2.5000 2.5000 0.00%
Michael Ogio 25.02.2011 - 28.02.2017 2.6000 2.5000 2.6000 2.5000 -3.85%
Paulias Matane 29.01.2004 - 13.12.2010 2.6000 2.4000 2.6000 2.4000 -7.69%
Silas Atopare 20.11.1997 - 20.11.2003 2.6000 2.6000 2.9000 2.6000 0.00%

Other labor indicators in Papua New Guinea

Index Updated Actual Previous
Minimum Wages 3Q/21 160.446 USD/Month 160.446

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Australia Apr/22 3.9 % 3.9
New Zealand 1Q/22 3.2 % 3.2
Papua New Guinea 2020 2.7 % 2.4
Fiji 2020 4.8 % 4.2