Bahamas 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.
  • Bahamas labor force participation rate for 2019 was 55.38%, a 0.26% decline from 2018.
  • Bahamas labor force participation rate for 2018 was 55.64%, a 0.2% decline from 2017.
  • Bahamas labor force participation rate for 2017 was 55.84%, a 0.02% decline from 2016.
  • Bahamas labor force participation rate for 2016 was 55.86%, a 0.12% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Iceland 77.55%
Netherlands 69.92%
Australia 67.64%
Switzerland 66.47%
Canada 64.65%
New Zealand 63.79%
Qatar 63.68%
Denmark 61.00%
United Kingdom 56.36%
Austria 56.09%
Norway 55.68%
Bahamas 55.38%
Sweden 55.34%
Guam 55.07%
Malta 54.12%
Finland 53.90%
UAE 53.41%
United States 52.37%
Germany 51.40%
Uruguay 48.88%
Japan 48.85%
Channel Islands 48.48%
Ireland 47.02%
Israel 46.85%
Macao 46.61%
New Caledonia 46.42%
Barbados 45.34%
Panama 44.82%
Estonia 44.29%
Singapore 42.44%
Hong Kong 41.59%
Bahrain 41.17%
Trinidad and Tobago 40.04%
Cyprus 39.61%
French Polynesia 39.49%
Argentina 38.44%
Brunei 38.24%
Lithuania 37.61%
France 37.60%
Oman 37.22%
Latvia 36.28%
Poland 35.81%
Slovenia 35.81%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 35.13%
Luxembourg 34.80%
Portugal 34.58%
Croatia 34.07%
Spain 33.55%
Chile 32.39%
Hungary 32.03%
Belgium 30.91%
Slovak Republic 29.77%
Czech Republic 29.71%
South Korea 28.09%
Kuwait 26.27%
Italy 26.04%
Greece 23.40%
Puerto Rico 19.85%
Saudi Arabia 19.06%
Bahamas Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 55.38% -0.26%
2018 55.64% -0.20%
2017 55.84% -0.02%
2016 55.86% 0.12%
2015 55.74% 0.31%
2014 55.43% 0.51%
2013 54.92% 0.73%
2012 54.19% 0.35%
2011 53.84% 0.19%
2010 53.65% -0.46%
2009 54.11% -0.17%
2008 54.28% 0.09%
2007 54.19% 0.27%
2006 53.92% 0.30%
2005 53.62% -0.66%
2004 54.28% -0.48%
2003 54.76% 0.05%
2002 54.71% 0.31%
2001 54.40% 0.35%
2000 54.05% -0.81%
1999 54.86% -1.28%
1998 56.14% -1.29%
1997 57.43% -0.97%
1996 58.40% -0.63%
1995 59.03% -0.28%
1994 59.31% 0.29%
1993 59.02% 0.49%
1992 58.53% 0.45%
1991 58.08% 0.25%
1990 57.83% 0.25%