France 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.
  • France labor force participation rate for 2019 was 37.60%, a 0.81% decline from 2018.
  • France labor force participation rate for 2018 was 38.41%, a 0.76% increase from 2017.
  • France labor force participation rate for 2017 was 37.65%, a 0.02% increase from 2016.
  • France labor force participation rate for 2016 was 37.63%, a 0.04% increase 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%
France Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 37.60% -0.81%
2018 38.41% 0.76%
2017 37.65% 0.02%
2016 37.63% 0.04%
2015 37.59% 0.91%
2014 36.68% -0.68%
2013 37.36% 0.00%
2012 37.36% -0.70%
2011 38.06% -1.02%
2010 39.08% -0.80%
2009 39.88% 0.85%
2008 39.03% 0.05%
2007 38.98% 0.48%
2006 38.50% 0.18%
2005 38.32% 1.57%
2004 36.75% -0.12%
2003 36.87% 0.53%
2002 36.34% 0.69%
2001 35.65% -0.47%
2000 36.12% -0.30%
1999 36.42% 1.50%
1998 34.92% -0.26%
1997 35.18% -0.81%
1996 35.99% -0.08%
1995 36.07% -0.70%
1994 36.77% -1.60%
1993 38.37% -1.59%
1992 39.96% -0.57%
1991 40.53% -3.94%
1990 44.47% -3.94%