Ghana 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.
  • Ghana labor force participation rate for 2019 was 41.06%, a 0.35% decline from 2018.
  • Ghana labor force participation rate for 2018 was 41.41%, a 0.33% decline from 2017.
  • Ghana labor force participation rate for 2017 was 41.74%, a 0.29% decline from 2016.
  • Ghana labor force participation rate for 2016 was 42.03%, a 0.26% 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%
Ghana Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 41.06% -0.35%
2018 41.41% -0.33%
2017 41.74% -0.29%
2016 42.03% -0.26%
2015 42.29% -0.11%
2014 42.40% -0.14%
2013 42.54% -0.14%
2012 42.68% -0.13%
2011 42.81% -0.10%
2010 42.91% -0.05%
2009 42.96% -0.03%
2008 42.99% -0.01%
2007 43.00% -0.02%
2006 43.02% -1.72%
2005 44.74% -1.76%
2004 46.50% -1.81%
2003 48.31% -1.82%
2002 50.13% -1.84%
2001 51.97% -1.84%
2000 53.81% -0.55%
1999 54.36% -0.44%
1998 54.80% -0.35%
1997 55.15% -0.30%
1996 55.45% -0.29%
1995 55.74% -0.45%
1994 56.19% -0.42%
1993 56.61% -0.38%
1992 56.99% -0.31%
1991 57.30% -0.21%
1990 57.51% -0.21%