Guinea-Bissau 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.
  • Guinea-Bissau labor force participation rate for 2019 was 51.93%, a 0.39% decline from 2018.
  • Guinea-Bissau labor force participation rate for 2018 was 52.32%, a 0.31% decline from 2017.
  • Guinea-Bissau labor force participation rate for 2017 was 52.63%, a 0.23% decline from 2016.
  • Guinea-Bissau labor force participation rate for 2016 was 52.86%, a 0.15% 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%
Guinea-Bissau Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 51.93% -0.39%
2018 52.32% -0.31%
2017 52.63% -0.23%
2016 52.86% -0.15%
2015 53.01% -0.22%
2014 53.23% -0.16%
2013 53.39% -0.13%
2012 53.52% -0.11%
2011 53.63% -0.07%
2010 53.70% -0.28%
2009 53.98% -0.33%
2008 54.31% -0.35%
2007 54.66% -0.34%
2006 55.00% -0.28%
2005 55.28% -0.51%
2004 55.79% -0.47%
2003 56.26% -0.43%
2002 56.69% -0.41%
2001 57.10% -0.40%
2000 57.50% -0.39%
1999 57.89% -0.43%
1998 58.32% -0.41%
1997 58.73% -0.25%
1996 58.98% 0.00%
1995 58.98% -0.44%
1994 59.42% -0.23%
1993 59.65% -0.04%
1992 59.69% 0.04%
1991 59.65% 0.07%
1990 59.58% 0.07%