Euro Area 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.
  • Euro Area labor force participation rate for 2019 was 40.24%, a 0.16% decline from 2018.
  • Euro Area labor force participation rate for 2018 was 40.40%, a 0.34% increase from 2017.
  • Euro Area labor force participation rate for 2017 was 40.07%, a 0.17% increase from 2016.
  • Euro Area labor force participation rate for 2016 was 39.90%, a 0.01% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
North America 52.57%
Latin America & Caribbean 48.83%
Sub-Saharan Africa 47.41%
OECD members 46.81%
East Asia & Pacific 46.04%
World 41.20%
Euro Area 40.24%
European Union 39.37%
South Asia 31.76%
Euro Area Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 40.24% -0.16%
2018 40.40% 0.34%
2017 40.07% 0.17%
2016 39.90% 0.01%
2015 39.88% -0.19%
2014 40.07% -0.75%
2013 40.82% -0.48%
2012 41.30% -0.58%
2011 41.88% -0.57%
2010 42.45% -1.19%
2009 43.64% -0.93%
2008 44.57% 0.08%
2007 44.49% 0.35%
2006 44.15% 0.13%
2005 44.02% 0.62%
2004 43.40% -0.17%
2003 43.57% -0.17%
2002 43.73% -0.08%
2001 43.81% -0.73%
2000 44.54% 0.06%
1999 44.49% 0.56%
1998 43.93% 0.53%
1997 43.40% -0.18%
1996 43.57% -0.82%
1995 44.40% -1.07%
1994 45.47% -1.21%
1993 46.68% -1.64%
1992 48.31% -1.93%
1991 50.24% -1.37%
1990 51.61% -1.37%