Benin Labor Force Participation Rate 1990-2021

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.
  • Benin labor force participation rate for 2019 was 42.05%, a 0.31% decline from 2018.
  • Benin labor force participation rate for 2018 was 42.36%, a 0.28% decline from 2017.
  • Benin labor force participation rate for 2017 was 42.64%, a 0.24% decline from 2016.
  • Benin labor force participation rate for 2016 was 42.88%, a 0.21% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
North Korea 76.90%
Nepal 75.47%
Madagascar 74.14%
Zimbabwe 73.86%
Tanzania 71.04%
Ethiopia 70.14%
Eritrea 68.11%
Rwanda 63.68%
Mozambique 61.58%
Niger 61.45%
Malawi 60.59%
South Sudan 60.59%
Mali 59.27%
Liberia 55.30%
Central African Republic 54.77%
Chad 54.58%
Burundi 53.45%
Guinea-Bissau 51.93%
Uganda 51.08%
Burkina Faso 51.03%
Benin 42.05%
Guinea 41.55%
Gambia 40.80%
Afghanistan 40.22%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 35.32%
Haiti 34.97%
Somalia 34.29%
Syrian Arab Republic 29.88%
Senegal 28.02%
Sierra Leone 27.98%
Yemen 26.81%
Tajikistan 25.84%
Togo 25.65%
Comoros 15.14%
Benin Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 42.05% -0.31%
2018 42.36% -0.28%
2017 42.64% -0.24%
2016 42.88% -0.21%
2015 43.09% -0.26%
2014 43.35% -0.24%
2013 43.59% -0.21%
2012 43.80% -0.18%
2011 43.98% 1.85%
2010 42.13% -1.87%
2009 44.00% -1.93%
2008 45.93% -1.98%
2007 47.91% -2.02%
2006 49.93% -2.04%
2005 51.97% -2.05%
2004 54.02% -2.05%
2003 56.07% -2.05%
2002 58.12% -1.06%
2001 59.18% -1.03%
2000 60.21% -1.00%
1999 61.21% -0.97%
1998 62.18% -0.94%
1997 63.12% -0.89%
1996 64.01% -0.84%
1995 64.85% -0.80%
1994 65.65% -0.74%
1993 66.39% -0.70%
1992 67.09% -0.12%
1991 67.21% 0.02%
1990 67.19% 0.02%