Bhutan 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.
  • Bhutan labor force participation rate for 2019 was 31.50%, a 0.58% decline from 2018.
  • Bhutan labor force participation rate for 2018 was 32.08%, a 0.49% decline from 2017.
  • Bhutan labor force participation rate for 2017 was 32.57%, a 0.42% decline from 2016.
  • Bhutan labor force participation rate for 2016 was 32.99%, a 0.36% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Solomon Islands 70.49%
Cambodia 70.43%
Lao PDR 58.87%
Honduras 57.95%
Angola 56.18%
Vietnam 55.95%
Vanuatu 55.17%
Cameroon 54.83%
Zambia 53.29%
Nicaragua 50.97%
Bolivia 49.92%
Indonesia 47.88%
Myanmar 45.96%
Uzbekistan 43.66%
El Salvador 43.37%
Lesotho 43.03%
Kenya 42.49%
Congo, Rep. 42.10%
Bangladesh 41.97%
Pakistan 41.62%
Timor-Leste 41.50%
Ghana 41.06%
Georgia 39.42%
Djibouti 39.31%
Kyrgyz Republic 37.31%
Philippines 36.52%
Mongolia 35.21%
Papua New Guinea 35.08%
Cabo Verde 34.50%
Sao Tome and Principe 34.33%
Nigeria 33.73%
Ukraine 32.02%
Bhutan 31.50%
West Bank and Gaza 30.32%
Sri Lanka 30.06%
Tunisia 28.68%
India 27.06%
Sudan 26.70%
Morocco 26.48%
Eswatini 25.11%
Egypt 24.39%
Mauritania 22.26%
Moldova 18.41%
Bhutan Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 31.50% -0.58%
2018 32.08% -0.49%
2017 32.57% -0.42%
2016 32.99% -0.36%
2015 33.35% 4.55%
2014 28.80% -3.11%
2013 31.91% -1.40%
2012 33.31% -5.29%
2011 38.60% -5.06%
2010 43.66% -5.59%
2009 49.25% -0.55%
2008 49.80% -0.57%
2007 50.37% -0.58%
2006 50.95% -0.61%
2005 51.56% 0.07%
2004 51.49% 0.13%
2003 51.36% 0.17%
2002 51.19% 0.16%
2001 51.03% 0.12%
2000 50.91% 0.06%
1999 50.85% 0.01%
1998 50.84% -0.05%
1997 50.89% -0.16%
1996 51.05% -0.29%
1995 51.34% -1.05%
1994 52.39% -1.04%
1993 53.43% -0.98%
1992 54.41% -0.89%
1991 55.30% -0.84%
1990 56.14% -0.84%