Dominican Republic 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.
  • Dominican Republic labor force participation rate for 2019 was 44.19%, a 0.09% decline from 2018.
  • Dominican Republic labor force participation rate for 2018 was 44.27%, a 0.63% decline from 2017.
  • Dominican Republic labor force participation rate for 2017 was 44.90%, a 0.51% decline from 2016.
  • Dominican Republic labor force participation rate for 2016 was 45.40%, a 0.51% 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%
Dominican Republic Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 44.19% -0.09%
2018 44.27% -0.63%
2017 44.90% -0.51%
2016 45.40% 0.51%
2015 44.89% 3.20%
2014 41.69% 0.57%
2013 41.12% -0.17%
2012 41.29% 0.39%
2011 40.90% 1.58%
2010 39.32% 1.40%
2009 37.92% -5.11%
2008 43.03% 0.78%
2007 42.26% -0.05%
2006 42.31% 0.49%
2005 41.82% -0.36%
2004 42.17% 0.73%
2003 41.44% -2.17%
2002 43.61% -0.11%
2001 43.72% -1.91%
2000 45.63% -0.29%
1999 45.92% -0.35%
1998 46.26% -0.38%
1997 46.64% -0.44%
1996 47.08% -0.34%
1995 47.42% -0.34%
1994 47.76% -0.24%
1993 48.00% -0.37%
1992 48.37% -0.47%
1991 48.84% -0.17%
1990 49.00% -0.17%