Cameroon 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.
  • Cameroon labor force participation rate for 2019 was 54.83%, a 0.51% decline from 2018.
  • Cameroon labor force participation rate for 2018 was 55.34%, a 0.45% decline from 2017.
  • Cameroon labor force participation rate for 2017 was 55.79%, a 0.37% decline from 2016.
  • Cameroon labor force participation rate for 2016 was 56.16%, a 0.29% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Cameroon Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 54.83% -0.51%
2018 55.34% -0.45%
2017 55.79% -0.37%
2016 56.16% -0.29%
2015 56.45% -0.29%
2014 56.74% -0.21%
2013 56.95% -0.13%
2012 57.08% -0.10%
2011 57.18% -0.06%
2010 57.24% -3.57%
2009 60.81% -3.44%
2008 64.25% -3.29%
2007 67.54% -0.16%
2006 67.70% -0.09%
2005 67.79% -0.34%
2004 68.13% -0.34%
2003 68.47% -0.33%
2002 68.80% -0.32%
2001 69.12% -0.32%
2000 69.44% -0.57%
1999 70.01% -0.55%
1998 70.56% -0.49%
1997 71.05% -0.38%
1996 71.43% -0.23%
1995 71.66% -0.35%
1994 72.01% -0.21%
1993 72.22% -0.08%
1992 72.30% 0.04%
1991 72.26% 0.17%
1990 72.09% 0.17%