Israel 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.
  • Israel labor force participation rate for 2019 was 46.85%, a 1.15% decline from 2018.
  • Israel labor force participation rate for 2018 was 48.00%, a 0.91% decline from 2017.
  • Israel labor force participation rate for 2017 was 48.91%, a 0.06% decline from 2016.
  • Israel labor force participation rate for 2016 was 48.97%, a 0.24% 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%
Slovenia 35.81%
Poland 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%
Israel Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 46.85% -1.15%
2018 48.00% -0.91%
2017 48.91% -0.06%
2016 48.97% -0.24%
2015 49.21% -0.57%
2014 49.78% 0.00%
2013 49.78% 0.08%
2012 49.70% -1.06%
2011 50.76% -2.37%
2010 53.13% -0.31%
2009 53.44% -1.20%
2008 54.64% -1.45%
2007 56.09% -0.59%
2006 56.68% 0.23%
2005 56.45% 1.29%
2004 55.16% 0.95%
2003 54.21% 0.09%
2002 54.12% -3.80%
2001 57.92% -0.81%
2000 58.73% 1.42%
1999 57.31% 0.25%
1998 57.06% -2.12%
1997 59.18% -1.12%
1996 60.30% -1.53%
1995 61.83% -0.38%
1994 62.21% 1.65%
1993 60.56% 3.97%
1992 56.59% 1.12%
1991 55.47% 1.42%
1990 54.05% 1.42%