Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, total (%) (national estimate) - Country Ranking

Definition: Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24 is the proportion of the population ages 15-24 that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.

Source: International Labour Organization, Key Indicators of the Labour Market database.

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 Lao PDR 94.90 2003
2 Ethiopia 77.90 2013
3 Madagascar 76.90 2012
4 Iceland 76.70 2014
5 Uganda 75.80 2013
6 Nepal 75.50 2008
7 Rwanda 74.80 2001
8 Cambodia 73.30 2012
9 Mozambique 71.30 2012
10 Netherlands 68.20 2014
11 Qatar 68.10 2013
12 Switzerland 67.40 2014
13 Australia 66.60 2014
14 Burkina Faso 65.90 2006
15 Togo 65.70 2006
16 Tanzania 64.80 2013
17 Central African Republic 64.30 1988
18 Canada 64.20 2014
19 Cabo Verde 63.50 1990
20 Equatorial Guinea 63.00 1983
21 Guinea 62.90 2012
22 Malawi 62.70 2013
23 Denmark 61.50 2014
24 St. Kitts and Nevis 60.90 1991
25 New Zealand 60.80 2014
26 Grenada 60.50 1998
27 Papua New Guinea 59.20 2000
28 Vietnam 58.20 2013
29 Austria 58.00 2014
30 United Kingdom 57.90 2014
31 Vanuatu 57.60 2009
31 Singapore 57.60 1990
33 Paraguay 57.20 2014
34 The Gambia 57.10 2012
35 Chad 56.50 1993
35 Zambia 56.50 2012
37 Mali 56.30 2010
38 Niger 55.70 2005
39 Sweden 55.40 2014
40 Cayman Islands 55.20 2013
41 United States 55.00 2014
42 Tajikistan 54.90 2004
43 The Bahamas 54.80 1998
44 Colombia 54.60 2014
45 Norway 54.40 2014
46 Kiribati 53.70 2010
47 Belize 53.20 2012
48 Bolivia 53.00 2011
49 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 52.40 2008
50 Malta 52.30 2014
50 St. Lucia 52.30 2007
52 Liechtenstein 52.20 2013
53 Finland 52.10 2014
54 Seychelles 52.00 2011
55 Côte d'Ivoire 51.60 1998
56 San Marino 51.40 1999
57 Antigua and Barbuda 50.90 2001
58 Guatemala 50.40 2013
59 Macao SAR, China 50.20 2013
60 Brazil 50.10 2014
61 Germany 49.90 2014
61 Honduras 49.90 2011
63 Kazakhstan 49.80 2013
63 Burundi 49.80 2008
65 Israel 49.70 2014
66 El Salvador 49.60 2013
67 Peru 49.40 2014
67 Dominican Republic 49.40 2013
69 Cameroon 49.30 2001
70 Brunei 49.20 2001
71 Myanmar 49.10 1983
72 Guyana 48.90 2002
73 Uruguay 48.70 2013
74 Indonesia 48.30 2013
74 Zimbabwe 48.30 2012
76 Costa Rica 48.20 2014
76 Belarus 48.20 2009
78 Nicaragua 47.70 2006
79 Bangladesh 47.60 2010
80 Trinidad and Tobago 47.50 2013
81 Barbados 47.20 2013
82 Kyrgyz Republic 47.00 2013
83 Djibouti 46.30 1991
84 Dem. Rep. Congo 45.80 2005
84 Philippines 45.80 2014
84 Namibia 45.80 2013
87 Thailand 45.60 2013
87 Mexico 45.60 2014
89 Panama 45.20 2014
90 Lesotho 45.10 2013
91 Pakistan 44.80 2010
91 United Arab Emirates 44.80 2008
93 Congo 44.10 2005
94 Mauritius 43.90 2014
95 Kuwait 43.70 2011
96 São Tomé and Principe 43.40 1991
97 Dominica 43.20 2001
98 Japan 43.00 2014
99 Tonga 42.10 1996
100 Malaysia 41.50 2014
101 Venezuela 41.30 2014
102 Fiji 41.20 2007
103 Georgia 41.00 2012
104 Senegal 40.80 2011
104 Turkey 40.80 2014
106 Benin 40.60 2010
107 Latvia 40.40 2014
108 Cyprus 40.30 2014
109 Ecuador 40.10 2013
110 Comoros 39.40 1980
111 Bahrain 39.30 2011
112 Estonia 39.20 2014
113 Ghana 39.00 2006
114 Hong Kong SAR, China 38.90 2013
115 Argentina 38.70 2014
115 Russia 38.70 2014
117 Kenya 38.40 2005
117 Botswana 38.40 2010
117 Ukraine 38.40 2014
120 Cuba 37.40 2007
121 Ireland 37.30 2014
122 France 36.60 2014
122 Armenia 36.60 2013
124 Nigeria 36.50 2004
125 Sierra Leone 36.20 2010
126 Haiti 36.10 2005
127 Chile 36.00 2014
127 Iraq 36.00 1997
129 Oman 35.80 2003
130 Spain 35.70 2014
131 Sudan 35.60 2008
132 Tunisia 35.20 2012
132 Sri Lanka 35.20 2013
134 Liberia 34.90 2010
135 Egypt 34.50 2013
136 India 34.30 2012
136 Portugal 34.30 2014
138 Lithuania 34.20 2014
139 Mongolia 34.00 2013
140 Poland 33.90 2014
141 Slovenia 33.60 2014
141 Croatia 33.60 2014
143 Jamaica 33.40 2011
144 Azerbaijan 33.20 2011
145 Macedonia 32.40 2014
145 Bhutan 32.40 2012
147 Morocco 32.20 2013
147 Czech Republic 32.20 2014
149 Palau 31.50 2005
150 Slovak Republic 31.00 2014
150 Suriname 31.00 2013
152 Lebanon 30.70 2007
153 Montenegro 30.60 2012
154 Swaziland 30.50 1997
155 Yemen 30.30 2010
156 Belgium 30.20 2014
157 Syrian Arab Republic 30.10 2010
158 Romania 29.60 2014
159 Hungary 29.50 2014
160 Bosnia and Herzegovina 29.40 2012
161 Solomon Islands 29.10 1999
162 Serbia 28.70 2013
163 Korea 28.60 2014
164 Albania 28.10 2013
165 Greece 28.00 2014
166 Bulgaria 27.20 2014
167 Italy 27.10 2014
168 Puerto Rico 26.40 2012
169 Luxembourg 26.30 2014
170 Algeria 26.00 2014
171 South Africa 25.30 2014
172 Jordan 24.30 2012
173 Samoa 21.90 2012
174 Moldova 19.30 2014
175 Gabon 18.30 2010
176 Libya 17.70 2012
177 Monaco 17.60 2000
178 Saudi Arabia 17.30 2014
178 Iran 17.30 2014
180 Timor-Leste 14.00 2010

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual

General Comments: Data are based on national surveys or censuses and may differ from the ILO estimates (SL.TLF.ACTI.1524.ZS).