Egypt 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.
  • Egypt labor force participation rate for 2019 was 24.39%, a 0.16% decline from 2018.
  • Egypt labor force participation rate for 2018 was 24.55%, a 4.5% decline from 2017.
  • Egypt labor force participation rate for 2017 was 29.05%, a 2.65% decline from 2016.
  • Egypt labor force participation rate for 2016 was 31.70%, a 0.66% 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%
Egypt Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 24.39% -0.16%
2018 24.55% -4.50%
2017 29.05% -2.65%
2016 31.70% -0.66%
2015 32.36% -1.87%
2014 34.23% -0.79%
2013 35.02% 1.25%
2012 33.77% 0.53%
2011 33.24% -1.23%
2010 34.47% -0.13%
2009 34.60% -0.19%
2008 34.79% 1.43%
2007 33.36% -0.58%
2006 33.94% 0.67%
2005 33.27% 0.66%
2004 32.61% 0.60%
2003 32.01% 0.55%
2002 31.46% 2.61%
2001 28.85% -2.80%
2000 31.65% -2.86%
1999 34.51% 3.90%
1998 30.61% -0.78%
1997 31.39% -0.85%
1996 32.24% -0.90%
1995 33.14% 0.32%
1994 32.82% 0.59%
1993 32.23% -0.16%
1992 32.39% -0.22%
1991 32.61% 0.01%
1990 32.60% 0.01%