Burkina Faso 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.
  • Burkina Faso labor force participation rate for 2019 was 51.03%, a 0.34% decline from 2018.
  • Burkina Faso labor force participation rate for 2018 was 51.37%, a 0.3% decline from 2017.
  • Burkina Faso labor force participation rate for 2017 was 51.67%, a 0.26% decline from 2016.
  • Burkina Faso labor force participation rate for 2016 was 51.93%, a 0.23% 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%
Burkina Faso Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 51.03% -0.34%
2018 51.37% -0.30%
2017 51.67% -0.26%
2016 51.93% -0.23%
2015 52.16% -0.24%
2014 52.40% -1.90%
2013 54.30% -1.87%
2012 56.17% -1.86%
2011 58.03% -1.84%
2010 59.87% -1.81%
2009 61.68% -1.77%
2008 63.45% -1.73%
2007 65.18% -1.68%
2006 66.86% -0.92%
2005 67.78% -0.90%
2004 68.68% -0.88%
2003 69.56% -0.87%
2002 70.43% -0.85%
2001 71.28% -0.85%
2000 72.13% -0.82%
1999 72.95% -0.82%
1998 73.77% -0.80%
1997 74.57% -0.79%
1996 75.36% -0.79%
1995 76.15% -0.77%
1994 76.92% -0.76%
1993 77.68% -0.76%
1992 78.44% -0.73%
1991 79.17% 0.15%
1990 79.02% 0.15%