Spain 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.
  • Spain labor force participation rate for 2019 was 33.55%, a 0.06% decline from 2018.
  • Spain labor force participation rate for 2018 was 33.61%, a 0.22% decline from 2017.
  • Spain labor force participation rate for 2017 was 33.83%, a 0.54% increase from 2016.
  • Spain labor force participation rate for 2016 was 33.29%, a 1.41% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Iceland 77.55%
Netherlands 69.92%
Australia 67.64%
Switzerland 66.47%
Canada 64.65%
New Zealand 63.79%
Qatar 63.68%
Denmark 61.00%
United Kingdom 56.36%
Austria 56.09%
Norway 55.68%
Bahamas 55.38%
Sweden 55.34%
Guam 55.07%
Malta 54.12%
Finland 53.90%
UAE 53.41%
United States 52.37%
Germany 51.40%
Uruguay 48.88%
Japan 48.85%
Channel Islands 48.48%
Ireland 47.02%
Israel 46.85%
Macao 46.61%
New Caledonia 46.42%
Barbados 45.34%
Panama 44.82%
Estonia 44.29%
Singapore 42.44%
Hong Kong 41.59%
Bahrain 41.17%
Trinidad and Tobago 40.04%
Cyprus 39.61%
French Polynesia 39.49%
Argentina 38.44%
Brunei 38.24%
Lithuania 37.61%
France 37.60%
Oman 37.22%
Latvia 36.28%
Poland 35.81%
Slovenia 35.81%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 35.13%
Luxembourg 34.80%
Portugal 34.58%
Croatia 34.07%
Spain 33.55%
Chile 32.39%
Hungary 32.03%
Belgium 30.91%
Slovak Republic 29.77%
Czech Republic 29.71%
South Korea 28.09%
Kuwait 26.27%
Italy 26.04%
Greece 23.40%
Puerto Rico 19.85%
Saudi Arabia 19.06%
Spain Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 33.55% -0.06%
2018 33.61% -0.22%
2017 33.83% 0.54%
2016 33.29% -1.41%
2015 34.70% -0.68%
2014 35.38% -1.89%
2013 37.27% -1.27%
2012 38.54% -2.05%
2011 40.59% -1.98%
2010 42.57% -2.42%
2009 44.99% -2.70%
2008 47.69% -0.16%
2007 47.85% -0.23%
2006 48.08% 0.34%
2005 47.74% 2.98%
2004 44.76% 0.50%
2003 44.26% 0.70%
2002 43.56% 1.05%
2001 42.51% -0.84%
2000 43.35% 1.06%
1999 42.29% 1.04%
1998 41.25% 0.45%
1997 40.80% 0.21%
1996 40.59% -0.95%
1995 41.54% -1.76%
1994 43.30% 0.07%
1993 43.23% -1.47%
1992 44.70% -0.91%
1991 45.61% -1.76%
1990 47.37% -1.76%