Saudi Arabia - Labor participation rate

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, female (%)

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, female (%) in Saudi Arabia was 7.00 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 8.70 in 1999, while its lowest value was 6.60 in 2009.

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.

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Year Value
1990 7.20
1991 6.90
1992 6.70
1993 6.80
1994 6.90
1995 7.00
1996 7.40
1997 7.70
1998 8.20
1999 8.70
2000 7.90
2001 7.30
2002 7.50
2003 7.70
2004 7.90
2005 8.20
2006 8.60
2007 7.40
2008 7.00
2009 6.60
2010 6.80
2011 7.00

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, male (%)

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, male (%) in Saudi Arabia was 25.80 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 54.10 in 1990, while its lowest value was 25.10 in 2009.

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.

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Year Value
1990 54.10
1991 53.00
1992 51.40
1993 46.60
1994 41.40
1995 36.60
1996 34.80
1997 33.40
1998 31.80
1999 30.10
2000 31.40
2001 30.90
2002 30.70
2003 30.70
2004 30.40
2005 30.10
2006 30.00
2007 28.10
2008 27.20
2009 25.10
2010 25.30
2011 25.80

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, total (%)

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, total (%) in Saudi Arabia was 16.60 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 33.30 in 1990, while its lowest value was 16.00 in 2009.

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.

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Year Value
1990 33.30
1991 32.10
1992 30.60
1993 27.50
1994 24.40
1995 21.70
1996 21.20
1997 20.80
1998 20.30
1999 19.50
2000 19.70
2001 19.30
2002 19.40
2003 19.60
2004 19.50
2005 19.40
2006 19.60
2007 18.00
2008 17.30
2009 16.00
2010 16.20
2011 16.60

Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15-64)

Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15-64) in Saudi Arabia was 18.60 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 19.10 in 2006, while its lowest value was 15.20 in 1991.

Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15-64 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.

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Year Value
1990 15.30
1991 15.20
1992 15.40
1993 15.70
1994 16.00
1995 16.30
1996 16.30
1997 16.50
1998 16.90
1999 17.40
2000 17.00
2001 16.70
2002 16.80
2003 17.30
2004 17.90
2005 18.50
2006 19.10
2007 18.60
2008 18.30
2009 18.00
2010 18.30
2011 18.60

Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15-64)

Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15-64) in Saudi Arabia was 76.00 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 82.60 in 1992, while its lowest value was 73.90 in 1999.

Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15-64 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.

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Year Value
1990 82.30
1991 82.50
1992 82.60
1993 81.90
1994 81.00
1995 80.00
1996 77.80
1997 76.00
1998 74.70
1999 73.90
2000 75.80
2001 75.60
2002 75.70
2003 75.90
2004 76.00
2005 76.10
2006 75.60
2007 75.70
2008 75.70
2009 75.70
2010 76.10
2011 76.00

Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15-64)

Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15-64) in Saudi Arabia was 51.60 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 55.90 in 1992, while its lowest value was 49.10 in 1999.

Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15-64 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.

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Year Value
1990 55.70
1991 55.80
1992 55.90
1993 55.50
1994 54.90
1995 54.10
1996 52.40
1997 50.80
1998 49.70
1999 49.10
2000 49.70
2001 49.80
2002 50.40
2003 51.20
2004 51.90
2005 52.40
2006 52.30
2007 52.00
2008 51.80
2009 51.40
2010 51.60
2011 51.60

Labor participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+)

Labor participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+) in Saudi Arabia was 17.70 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 18.20 in 2006, while its lowest value was 14.50 in 1990.

Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older 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.

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Year Value
1990 14.50
1991 14.50
1992 14.70
1993 15.00
1994 15.30
1995 15.60
1996 15.60
1997 15.80
1998 16.10
1999 16.60
2000 16.20
2001 16.00
2002 16.00
2003 16.50
2004 17.10
2005 17.60
2006 18.20
2007 17.80
2008 17.50
2009 17.10
2010 17.40
2011 17.70

Ratio of female to male labor participation rate (%)

Ratio of female to male labor participation rate (%) in Saudi Arabia was 23.89 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 24.73 in 2006, while its lowest value was 18.03 in 1990.

Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older 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.

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Year Value
1990 18.03
1991 18.03
1992 18.26
1993 18.80
1994 19.37
1995 20.00
1996 20.58
1997 21.35
1998 22.18
1999 23.15
2000 21.89
2001 21.68
2002 21.68
2003 22.33
2004 23.11
2005 23.75
2006 24.73
2007 24.12
2008 23.71
2009 23.17
2010 23.45
2011 23.89

Labor participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15+)

Labor participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15+) in Saudi Arabia was 74.10 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 80.50 in 1992, while its lowest value was 71.70 in 1999.

Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older 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.

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Year Value
1990 80.40
1991 80.40
1992 80.50
1993 79.80
1994 79.00
1995 78.00
1996 75.80
1997 74.00
1998 72.60
1999 71.70
2000 74.00
2001 73.80
2002 73.80
2003 73.90
2004 74.00
2005 74.10
2006 73.60
2007 73.80
2008 73.80
2009 73.80
2010 74.20
2011 74.10

Labor participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15+)

Labor participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15+) in Saudi Arabia was 49.90 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 54.30 in 1992, while its lowest value was 47.60 in 1999.

Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older 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:

Year Value
1990 54.10
1991 54.10
1992 54.30
1993 53.90
1994 53.40
1995 52.60
1996 50.90
1997 49.40
1998 48.30
1999 47.60
2000 48.50
2001 48.60
2002 49.00
2003 49.70
2004 50.30
2005 50.80
2006 50.70
2007 50.50
2008 50.10
2009 49.80
2010 50.00
2011 49.90

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure