Eritrea 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.
  • Eritrea labor force participation rate for 2019 was 68.11%, a 0.75% decline from 2018.
  • Eritrea labor force participation rate for 2018 was 68.86%, a 0.52% decline from 2017.
  • Eritrea labor force participation rate for 2017 was 69.38%, a 0.47% decline from 2016.
  • Eritrea labor force participation rate for 2016 was 69.85%, a 0.59% 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%
South Sudan 60.59%
Malawi 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%
Eritrea Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 68.11% -0.75%
2018 68.86% -0.52%
2017 69.38% -0.47%
2016 69.85% -0.59%
2015 70.44% 0.50%
2014 69.94% 0.69%
2013 69.25% 0.90%
2012 68.35% 1.10%
2011 67.25% 1.28%
2010 65.97% 0.68%
2009 65.29% 0.67%
2008 64.62% 0.61%
2007 64.01% 0.53%
2006 63.48% 0.43%
2005 63.05% -1.67%
2004 64.72% -1.96%
2003 66.68% -2.20%
2002 68.88% -2.43%
2001 71.31% -2.65%
2000 73.96% -1.02%
1999 74.98% -1.13%
1998 76.11% -1.06%
1997 77.17% -0.86%
1996 78.03% -0.63%
1995 78.66% 0.69%
1994 77.97% 0.83%
1993 77.14% 0.92%
1992 76.22% 1.02%
1991 75.20% 1.12%
1990 74.08% 1.12%