It is one of the jump statement in java. It is used in loops to jump immediately to the next iteration of the loop. continue is used with while loop or do/while loop and with for loop.
When continue is used inside for loop then the control immediately jumps to the increment or decrement part of the for a loop. And when used inside while loop or do/while loop then the control immediately jumps to the condition part.
Flowchart for Java continue statement:
Syntax of continue:
Example: Java program to demonstrate the continue statement:
public class ContinueTest
public static void main(String args)
for (int i=0; i<=10; i++)
if (i == 5)
continue; // skip the rest of the code
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