Burundi - Labor force participation rate

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

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, female (%) (national estimate) in Burundi was 57.66 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 93.05 in 1979, while its lowest value was 54.03 in 2008.

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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in December 2019.

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Year Value
1979 93.05
1986 79.10
1990 84.41
1998 73.06
2008 54.03
2014 57.66

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

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate) in Burundi was 57.27 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 29 years was 84.40 in 1990, while its lowest value was 57.27 in 2019.

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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2019.

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Year Value
1990 84.40
1991 83.22
1992 81.92
1993 80.53
1994 79.10
1995 77.65
1996 76.20
1997 74.70
1998 73.14
1999 72.23
2000 71.31
2001 70.42
2002 69.51
2003 68.59
2004 67.66
2005 66.73
2006 65.77
2007 64.82
2008 63.86
2009 62.89
2010 61.90
2011 60.87
2012 59.82
2013 58.75
2014 57.63
2015 57.75
2016 57.82
2017 57.86
2018 57.57
2019 57.27

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

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, male (%) (national estimate) in Burundi was 46.97 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 89.81 in 1979, while its lowest value was 44.94 in 2008.

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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in December 2019.

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Year Value
1979 89.81
1986 77.20
1990 78.65
1998 67.77
2008 44.94
2014 46.97

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

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate) in Burundi was 46.74 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 29 years was 78.96 in 1990, while its lowest value was 46.74 in 2019.

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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2019.

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Year Value
1990 78.96
1991 77.78
1992 76.47
1993 75.09
1994 73.72
1995 72.40
1996 71.15
1997 69.90
1998 68.62
1999 67.35
2000 66.06
2001 64.84
2002 63.60
2003 62.32
2004 61.02
2005 59.70
2006 58.36
2007 56.98
2008 55.58
2009 54.15
2010 52.72
2011 51.29
2012 49.87
2013 48.43
2014 46.96
2015 47.19
2016 47.35
2017 47.48
2018 47.12
2019 46.74

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

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, total (%) (national estimate) in Burundi was 52.90 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 35 years was 91.47 in 1979, while its lowest value was 49.76 in 2008.

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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in December 2019.

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Year Value
1979 91.47
1986 78.16
1990 81.63
1998 70.68
2008 49.76
2014 52.90

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

Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate) in Burundi was 52.09 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 29 years was 81.74 in 1990, while its lowest value was 52.09 in 2019.

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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2019.

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Year Value
1990 81.74
1991 80.56
1992 79.26
1993 77.87
1994 76.46
1995 75.07
1996 73.72
1997 72.34
1998 70.91
1999 69.82
2000 68.71
2001 67.66
2002 66.59
2003 65.50
2004 64.40
2005 63.29
2006 62.16
2007 61.02
2008 59.86
2009 58.69
2010 57.50
2011 56.27
2012 55.03
2013 53.76
2014 52.45
2015 52.60
2016 52.70
2017 52.78
2018 52.44
2019 52.09

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

Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate) in Burundi was 81.67 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 29 years was 91.95 in 1990, while its lowest value was 80.75 in 2014.

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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2019.

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Year Value
1990 91.95
1991 91.54
1992 91.06
1993 90.52
1994 89.90
1995 89.23
1996 88.53
1997 87.75
1998 86.88
1999 86.27
2000 85.61
2001 85.10
2002 84.59
2003 84.11
2004 83.65
2005 83.24
2006 82.82
2007 82.42
2008 82.06
2009 81.75
2010 81.48
2011 81.25
2012 81.06
2013 80.91
2014 80.75
2015 81.03
2016 81.29
2017 81.52
2018 81.62
2019 81.67

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

Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate) in Burundi was 78.04 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 29 years was 91.10 in 1990, while its lowest value was 77.08 in 2014.

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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2019.

See also:

Year Value
1990 91.10
1991 90.64
1992 90.08
1993 89.41
1994 88.66
1995 87.84
1996 87.12
1997 86.33
1998 85.46
1999 84.64
2000 83.77
2001 83.06
2002 82.40
2003 81.80
2004 81.25
2005 80.76
2006 80.30
2007 79.87
2008 79.46
2009 79.07
2010 78.72
2011 78.28
2012 77.86
2013 77.47
2014 77.08
2015 77.42
2016 77.73
2017 78.02
2018 78.06
2019 78.04

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

Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate) in Burundi was 79.91 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 29 years was 91.54 in 1990, while its lowest value was 78.96 in 2014.

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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2019.

See also:

Year Value
1990 91.54
1991 91.11
1992 90.59
1993 89.99
1994 89.31
1995 88.57
1996 87.85
1997 87.06
1998 86.19
1999 85.48
2000 84.72
2001 84.11
2002 83.52
2003 82.98
2004 82.48
2005 82.02
2006 81.58
2007 81.17
2008 80.79
2009 80.44
2010 80.14
2011 79.80
2012 79.51
2013 79.23
2014 78.96
2015 79.28
2016 79.56
2017 79.82
2018 79.89
2019 79.91

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

Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+) (national estimate) in Burundi was 79.83 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 36 years was 93.13 in 1979, while its lowest value was 40.97 in 1980.

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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in December 2019.

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Year Value
1978 42.13
1979 93.13
1980 40.97
1982 62.18
1984 62.17
1986 87.02
1990 90.55
1998 86.04
2008 70.15
2014 79.83

Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)

Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate) in Burundi was 80.36 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 29 years was 90.78 in 1990, while its lowest value was 79.57 in 2014.

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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2019.

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Year Value
1990 90.78
1991 90.35
1992 89.85
1993 89.28
1994 88.67
1995 87.99
1996 87.26
1997 86.47
1998 85.59
1999 84.98
2000 84.33
2001 83.84
2002 83.35
2003 82.89
2004 82.45
2005 82.05
2006 81.65
2007 81.27
2008 80.92
2009 80.61
2010 80.35
2011 80.11
2012 79.92
2013 79.75
2014 79.57
2015 79.84
2016 80.08
2017 80.29
2018 80.35
2019 80.36

Ratio of female to male labor force participation rate (%) (national estimate)

Ratio of female to male labor force participation rate (%) (national estimate) in Burundi was 102.49 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 36 years was 104.47 in 1984, while its lowest value was 79.12 in 1980.

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. Ratio of female to male labor force participation rate is calculated by dividing female labor force participation rate by male labor force participation rate and multiplying by 100.

Source: Derived using data from International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Labor data retrieved in December 2019.

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Year Value
1978 81.43
1979 100.65
1980 79.12
1982 103.72
1984 104.47
1986 99.79
1990 100.54
1998 101.70
2008 100.47
2014 102.49

Ratio of female to male labor force participation rate (%) (modeled ILO estimate)

Ratio of female to male labor force participation rate (%) (modeled ILO estimate) in Burundi was 103.55 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 29 years was 103.79 in 2014, while its lowest value was 100.36 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. Ratio of female to male labor force participation rate is calculated by dividing female labor force participation rate by male labor force participation rate and multiplying by 100.

Source: Derived using data from International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2019.

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Year Value
1990 100.36
1991 100.44
1992 100.55
1993 100.70
1994 100.88
1995 101.08
1996 101.12
1997 101.17
1998 101.21
1999 101.43
2000 101.65
2001 101.86
2002 102.04
2003 102.18
2004 102.28
2005 102.37
2006 102.41
2007 102.45
2008 102.51
2009 102.60
2010 102.70
2011 102.95
2012 103.22
2013 103.51
2014 103.79
2015 103.66
2016 103.56
2017 103.44
2018 103.49
2019 103.55

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

Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15+) (national estimate) in Burundi was 77.89 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 36 years was 92.53 in 1979, while its lowest value was 51.74 in 1978.

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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in December 2019.

See also:

Year Value
1978 51.74
1979 92.53
1980 51.78
1982 59.95
1984 59.51
1986 87.20
1990 90.06
1998 84.60
2008 69.82
2014 77.89

Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)

Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate) in Burundi was 77.61 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 29 years was 90.45 in 1990, while its lowest value was 76.67 in 2014.

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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2019.

See also:

Year Value
1990 90.45
1991 89.95
1992 89.35
1993 88.66
1994 87.89
1995 87.06
1996 86.30
1997 85.47
1998 84.57
1999 83.79
2000 82.96
2001 82.30
2002 81.69
2003 81.12
2004 80.61
2005 80.15
2006 79.73
2007 79.32
2008 78.93
2009 78.57
2010 78.24
2011 77.81
2012 77.42
2013 77.05
2014 76.67
2015 77.03
2016 77.33
2017 77.61
2018 77.64
2019 77.61

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

Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15+) (national estimate) in Burundi was 78.94 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 36 years was 92.85 in 1979, while its lowest value was 46.12 in 1980.

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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in December 2019.

See also:

Year Value
1978 46.77
1979 92.85
1980 46.12
1982 61.10
1984 60.88
1986 87.11
1990 90.32
1998 85.39
2008 69.99
2014 78.94

Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)

Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate) in Burundi was 79.03 as of 2019. Its highest value over the past 29 years was 90.63 in 1990, while its lowest value was 78.16 in 2014.

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, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in September 2019.

See also:

Year Value
1990 90.63
1991 90.16
1992 89.61
1993 88.99
1994 88.30
1995 87.55
1996 86.80
1997 85.99
1998 85.10
1999 84.40
2000 83.67
2001 83.09
2002 82.54
2003 82.03
2004 81.56
2005 81.13
2006 80.71
2007 80.32
2008 79.95
2009 79.62
2010 79.32
2011 79.00
2012 78.71
2013 78.44
2014 78.16
2015 78.48
2016 78.75
2017 78.99
2018 79.03
2019 79.03

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Labor force structure