Gambia 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.
  • Gambia labor force participation rate for 2019 was 40.80%, a 0.29% decline from 2018.
  • Gambia labor force participation rate for 2018 was 41.09%, a 0.21% decline from 2017.
  • Gambia labor force participation rate for 2017 was 41.30%, a 0.14% decline from 2016.
  • Gambia labor force participation rate for 2016 was 41.44%, a 0.08% 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%
Malawi 60.59%
South Sudan 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%
Gambia Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 40.80% -0.29%
2018 41.09% -0.21%
2017 41.30% -0.14%
2016 41.44% -0.08%
2015 41.52% -0.21%
2014 41.73% -0.19%
2013 41.92% -0.17%
2012 42.09% 0.16%
2011 41.93% 0.13%
2010 41.80% 0.15%
2009 41.65% 0.12%
2008 41.53% 0.11%
2007 41.42% 0.08%
2006 41.34% 0.07%
2005 41.27% 0.08%
2004 41.19% 0.03%
2003 41.16% -0.01%
2002 41.17% -0.03%
2001 41.20% -0.02%
2000 41.22% 0.04%
1999 41.18% 0.07%
1998 41.11% 0.05%
1997 41.06% 0.02%
1996 41.04% -0.03%
1995 41.07% 0.03%
1994 41.04% -0.02%
1993 41.06% 0.54%
1992 40.52% 0.69%
1991 39.83% 0.92%
1990 38.91% 0.92%