Belize 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.
  • Belize labor force participation rate for 2019 was 49.51%, a 0.03% decline from 2018.
  • Belize labor force participation rate for 2018 was 49.54%, a 0.2% decline from 2017.
  • Belize labor force participation rate for 2017 was 49.74%, a 1.01% increase from 2016.
  • Belize labor force participation rate for 2016 was 48.73%, a 1.11% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Peru 61.63%
Maldives 59.05%
Paraguay 58.92%
Brazil 55.75%
Guatemala 53.27%
Colombia 52.68%
St. Lucia 51.56%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 50.01%
Guyana 49.91%
Belize 49.51%
Costa Rica 45.38%
China 45.15%
Ecuador 45.15%
Turkmenistan 44.81%
Belarus 44.74%
Turkey 44.56%
Botswana 44.44%
Mexico 44.38%
Dominican Republic 44.19%
Azerbaijan 42.86%
Thailand 41.40%
Malaysia 41.15%
Mauritius 40.75%
Kazakhstan 38.91%
Fiji 38.49%
Cuba 37.49%
Tonga 36.67%
Armenia 34.82%
Jamaica 34.15%
Venezuela 33.89%
Montenegro 33.70%
Bosnia 33.33%
Russia 31.93%
Samoa 31.48%
North Macedonia 31.05%
Equatorial Guinea 31.03%
Albania 30.62%
Lebanon 29.68%
Romania 29.68%
Namibia 29.56%
Serbia 28.58%
Iran 27.51%
Iraq 27.25%
Suriname 25.89%
Algeria 25.39%
South Africa 25.14%
Bulgaria 23.53%
Jordan 22.87%
Gabon 18.14%
Libya 16.75%
Belize Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 49.51% -0.03%
2018 49.54% -0.20%
2017 49.74% 1.01%
2016 48.73% 1.11%
2015 47.63% -1.24%
2014 48.86% 1.18%
2013 47.69% -0.35%
2012 48.04% -0.37%
2011 48.41% -0.40%
2010 48.81% -0.45%
2009 49.26% -0.54%
2008 49.80% -0.62%
2007 50.41% -0.65%
2006 51.06% -0.61%
2005 51.67% 0.19%
2004 51.48% 0.30%
2003 51.18% 0.34%
2002 50.83% 0.28%
2001 50.55% 0.16%
2000 50.38% 0.22%
1999 50.16% 0.16%
1998 50.00% 0.15%
1997 49.85% 0.22%
1996 49.63% -0.30%
1995 49.92% -0.71%
1994 50.63% -0.35%
1993 50.98% -0.52%
1992 51.50% -0.68%
1991 52.18% -0.71%
1990 52.89% -0.71%