Congo, Dem. Rep. 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.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. labor force participation rate for 2019 was 35.32%, a 0.27% decline from 2018.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. labor force participation rate for 2018 was 35.59%, a 0.22% decline from 2017.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. labor force participation rate for 2017 was 35.81%, a 0.13% decline from 2016.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. labor force participation rate for 2016 was 35.94%, a 0.02% 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%
Congo, Dem. Rep. Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 35.32% -0.27%
2018 35.59% -0.22%
2017 35.81% -0.13%
2016 35.94% -0.02%
2015 35.96% -0.08%
2014 36.04% 0.00%
2013 36.04% 0.07%
2012 35.97% -1.24%
2011 37.21% -1.27%
2010 38.48% -1.31%
2009 39.79% -1.34%
2008 41.13% -1.36%
2007 42.49% -1.38%
2006 43.87% -1.40%
2005 45.27% 0.03%
2004 45.24% 0.06%
2003 45.18% 0.10%
2002 45.08% 0.13%
2001 44.95% 0.18%
2000 44.77% -0.08%
1999 44.85% -0.08%
1998 44.93% -0.03%
1997 44.96% 0.09%
1996 44.87% 0.25%
1995 44.62% -0.11%
1994 44.73% 0.05%
1993 44.68% 0.16%
1992 44.52% 0.21%
1991 44.31% 0.28%
1990 44.03% 0.28%