Kuwait 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.
  • Kuwait labor force participation rate for 2019 was 26.27%, a 0.02% decline from 2018.
  • Kuwait labor force participation rate for 2018 was 26.29%, a 0.14% increase from 2017.
  • Kuwait labor force participation rate for 2017 was 26.15%, a 0.66% increase from 2016.
  • Kuwait labor force participation rate for 2016 was 25.49%, a 0.04% 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%
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%
Kuwait Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 26.27% -0.02%
2018 26.29% 0.14%
2017 26.15% 0.66%
2016 25.49% -0.04%
2015 25.53% -0.21%
2014 25.74% -0.21%
2013 25.95% -0.18%
2012 26.13% -0.45%
2011 26.58% -0.59%
2010 27.17% 0.41%
2009 26.76% 0.80%
2008 25.96% 0.05%
2007 25.91% -0.18%
2006 26.09% -0.32%
2005 26.41% -0.56%
2004 26.97% -0.46%
2003 27.43% -0.85%
2002 28.28% 0.39%
2001 27.89% 0.82%
2000 27.07% 0.19%
1999 26.88% 0.80%
1998 26.08% 0.25%
1997 25.83% -0.08%
1996 25.91% -0.57%
1995 26.48% -0.90%
1994 27.38% -0.07%
1993 27.45% -0.05%
1992 27.50% -0.19%
1991 27.69% -0.07%
1990 27.76% -0.07%