The Continue Statement in Java is used to continue loop. It is widely used inside loops. Whenever the continue statement is encountered inside a loop, control immediately jumps to the beginning of the loop for next iteration by skipping the execution of statements inside the body of loop for the current iteration.

Syntax:

continue;

Sample Program:

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package ClassThreeControlFlowStatements;
 
public class ContinueStatement {
 
public static void main(String[] args) {
 
for (int i=1; i<=10; i++)
{
/* I have mentioned continue statement inside if condition where i is equal to 4
* if i value is equal to 4 then the control goes to continue statement and
* the control jumps at the begining of for loop for next iteration without executing
* print statement.
* So, the output “Value of i is 4” wont display in the console. */
if (i==4)
        {
continue;
        }
        System.out.println(“Value of i is “+i);
}
}
 
}

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