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The labor force participation rate in the youth of the World

42.06 % in 2018

The labor force participation rate in the youth of World fell gradually from 53.2 % in 1999 to 42.06 % in 2018.

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Date Value Change, %
2018 42.06 -0.66 %
2017 42.34 -0.72 %
2016 42.65 -1.11 %
2015 43.13 -1.10 %
2014 43.61 -1.38 %
2013 44.22 -1.18 %
2012 44.75 -1.48 %
2011 45.42 -1.62 %
2010 46.17 -2.07 %
2009 47.14 -1.67 %
2008 47.94 -1.26 %
2007 48.55
The labor force participation rate in the youth of the World
National Estimate 45.2 % in 2010 WB
National Estimate 35.94 % in 2010 WB
ILO estimate 33.67 % in 2018 WB
Adult 47.88 % in 2018 WB
Macro Region
Africa 312 timeseries
Asia 117 timeseries
Central America and the Caribbean 114 timeseries
Europe 241 timeseries
Middle East 96 timeseries
North America 52.9 % in 2018 WB
Oceania 63 timeseries
South America 72 timeseries
Southeast Asia 78 timeseries
Country (%)
Iceland 81.92 in 2018 WB
Madagascar 75.6 in 2018 WB
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 75.57 in 2018 WB
Nepal 73.76 in 2018 WB
Zimbabwe 73.36 in 2018 WB
Ethiopia 72.39 in 2018 WB
United Republic of Tanzania 71.78 in 2018 WB
Niger 71.42 in 2018 WB
Cambodia 70.55 in 2018 WB
Eritrea 70.47 in 2018 WB
Switzerland 68.68 in 2018 WB
Netherlands 68.11 in 2018 WB
Australia 66.32 in 2018 WB
Qatar 65.59 in 2018 WB
Canada 63.75 in 2018 WB
Malawi 63.71 in 2018 WB
Rwanda 63.65 in 2018 WB
Togo 63.06 in 2018 WB
New Zealand 62.99 in 2018 WB
Denmark 62.9 in 2018 WB
Mozambique 62.8 in 2018 WB
South Sudan 61.73 in 2018 WB
Peru 61.53 in 2018 WB
Saint Kitts and Nevis 60.89 in 1991 WB
Grenada 60.5 in 1998 WB
Mali 60.49 in 2018 WB
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 60.03 in 2018 WB
Solomon Islands 59.69 in 2018 WB
Viet Nam 58.06 in 2018 WB
Afghanistan 57.07 in 2018 WB
Angola 57.05 in 2018 WB
United Kingdom 56.95 in 2018 WB
Paraguay 56.61 in 2018 WB
Vanuatu 56.03 in 2018 WB
Cameroon 55.95 in 2018 WB
Austria 55.81 in 2018 WB
Brazil 55.78 in 2018 WB
Chad 55.56 in 2018 WB
Bahamas 55.49 in 2018 WB
Zambia 55.31 in 2018 WB
Seychelles 55.21 in 2017 WB
Sweden 54.99 in 2018 WB
Central African Republic 54.3 in 2018 WB
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 53.96 in 2018 WB
Guatemala 53.86 in 2018 WB
Norway 53.6 in 2018 WB
Uganda 53.59 in 2018 WB
Saint Lucia 53.3 in 2018 WB
Finland 53.13 in 2018 WB
Colombia 52.97 in 2018 WB
Burundi 52.44 in 2018 WB
Maldives 52.42 in 2018 WB
Nauru 52.29 in 2013 WB
Guinea Bissau 52.14 in 2018 WB
United Arab Emirates 52.04 in 2018 WB
Honduras 51.92 in 2018 WB
United States of America 51.79 in 2018 WB
Burkina Faso 51.75 in 2018 WB
Myanmar 51.11 in 2018 WB
Antigua and Barbuda 51.01 in 2001 WB
Malta 50.8 in 2018 WB
Nicaragua 50.64 in 2018 WB
Liechtenstein 50.64 in 2015 WB
Belize 50.59 in 2018 WB
Germany 50.16 in 2018 WB
Uruguay 49.41 in 2018 WB
Israel 48.76 in 2018 WB
Guyana 47.99 in 2018 WB
Cabo Verde 47.98 in 2018 WB
Indonesia 47.55 in 2018 WB
Uzbekistan 47.41 in 2018 WB
Ecuador 46.5 in 2018 WB
Turkmenistan 46.42 in 2018 WB
China 46.38 in 2018 WB
Macau 46.3 in 2018 WB
Ireland 46.19 in 2018 WB
Andorra 46.14 in 2008 WB
El Salvador 46.12 in 2018 WB
Panama 45.93 in 2018 WB
Djibouti 45.86 in 2018 WB
Belarus 45.74 in 2018 WB
Botswana 45.46 in 2018 WB
Barbados 45.31 in 2018 WB
Bahrain 45.03 in 2018 WB
Lesotho 44.77 in 2018 WB
Guinea 44.73 in 2018 WB
Mexico 44.59 in 2018 WB
Estonia 44.57 in 2018 WB
Japan 44.56 in 2018 WB
Dominican Republic 44.4 in 2018 WB
Kazakhstan 44.26 in 2018 WB
Turkey 43.99 in 2018 WB
Congo 43.58 in 2018 WB
Costa Rica 43.38 in 2018 WB
Dominica 43.16 in 2001 WB
Benin 42.75 in 2018 WB
Bolivia 42.71 in 2018 WB
Oman 42.6 in 2018 WB
Malaysia 42.08 in 2018 WB
Ghana 41.87 in 2018 WB
Pakistan 41.86 in 2018 WB
Bangladesh 41.82 in 2018 WB
Kyrgyzstan 41.54 in 2018 WB
Mauritius 41.43 in 2018 WB
Azerbaijan 41.13 in 2018 WB
Thailand 41.1 in 2018 WB
Hong Kong 41.05 in 2018 WB
Gambia 40.83 in 2018 WB
Micronesia (Federated States of) 40.75 in 2014 WB
Jamaica 40.56 in 2018 WB
Tuvalu 40.53 in 2016 WB
Trinidad and Tobago 39.97 in 2018 WB
Singapore 39.78 in 2018 WB
Latvia 39.51 in 2018 WB
Brunei Darussalam 39.25 in 2018 WB
Fiji 39.17 in 2018 WB
Georgia 38.98 in 2018 WB
Slovenia 38.34 in 2018 WB
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 38.26 in 2018 WB
Philippines 38.26 in 2018 WB
Sao Tome and Principe 37.93 in 2018 WB
Argentina 37.84 in 2018 WB
France 37.8 in 2018 WB
Cuba 37.69 in 2018 WB
Tonga 37.47 in 2018 WB
Cyprus 36.73 in 2018 WB
Lithuania 35.89 in 2018 WB
Croatia 35.77 in 2018 WB
Namibia 35.75 in 2018 WB
Kenya 35.69 in 2018 WB
Democratic Republic of the Congo 35.52 in 2018 WB
Papua New Guinea 35.5 in 2018 WB
Haiti 35.19 in 2018 WB
Côte d'Ivoire 35.08 in 2018 WB
Poland 34.84 in 2018 WB
Armenia 34.8 in 2018 WB
Portugal 34.24 in 2018 WB
Chile 34.1 in 2018 WB
Ukraine 33.51 in 2018 WB
Eswatini 33.35 in 2018 WB
Russian Federation 33.3 in 2018 WB
Libya 33.21 in 2018 WB
Spain 32.92 in 2018 WB
Bosnia and Herzegovina 32.89 in 2018 WB
Somalia 32.84 in 2018 WB
Slovakia 32.77 in 2018 WB
Palestine 32.52 in 2018 WB
Tunisia 32.28 in 2018 WB
North Macedonia 32.09 in 2018 WB
Hungary 32.02 in 2018 WB
Bhutan 31.83 in 2018 WB
Republic of Korea 31.61 in 2018 WB
Equatorial Guinea 31.53 in 2018 WB
Albania 31.51 in 2018 WB
Egypt 31.33 in 2018 WB
Czech Republic 30.93 in 2018 WB
Luxembourg 30.6 in 2018 WB
India 30.4 in 2018 WB
San Marino 30.37 in 2016 WB
Romania 30.02 in 2018 WB
Lebanon 29.93 in 2018 WB
Liberia 29.76 in 2018 WB
Iraq 29.58 in 2018 WB
Palau 29.37 in 2014 WB
Syrian Arab Republic 29.06 in 2018 WB
Serbia 29.04 in 2018 WB
Mongolia 28.83 in 2018 WB
Senegal 28.69 in 2018 WB
Sierra Leone 28.57 in 2018 WB
Tajikistan 28.24 in 2018 WB
Montenegro 28.17 in 2018 WB
Kuwait 28.14 in 2018 WB
Sudan 28.04 in 2018 WB
Belgium 27.93 in 2018 WB
Yemen 27.21 in 2018 WB
Iran 27 in 2018 WB
Morocco 26.57 in 2018 WB
South Africa 26.43 in 2018 WB
Suriname 26.41 in 2018 WB
Bulgaria 25.96 in 2018 WB
Sri Lanka 25.88 in 2018 WB
Italy 25.73 in 2018 WB
Algeria 25.55 in 2018 WB
Greece 25.45 in 2018 WB
Kiribati 25.15 in 2015 WB
Mauritania 25.04 in 2018 WB
Puerto Rico 23.27 in 2018 WB
Nigeria 23.17 in 2018 WB
Jordan 23.12 in 2018 WB
Samoa 22.34 in 2018 WB
Republic of Moldova 19.1 in 2018 WB
Saudi Arabia 18.77 in 2018 WB
Gabon 17.8 in 2018 WB
Comoros 14.47 in 2018 WB
Timor-Leste 13.77 in 2018 WB

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