Liberia 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.
  • Liberia labor force participation rate for 2019 was 55.30%, a 0.72% decline from 2018.
  • Liberia labor force participation rate for 2018 was 56.02%, a 0.69% decline from 2017.
  • Liberia labor force participation rate for 2017 was 56.71%, a 0.65% decline from 2016.
  • Liberia labor force participation rate for 2016 was 57.36%, a 2.18% increase 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%
Liberia Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 55.30% -0.72%
2018 56.02% -0.69%
2017 56.71% -0.65%
2016 57.36% 2.18%
2015 55.18% -0.60%
2014 55.78% -0.54%
2013 56.32% -0.44%
2012 56.76% -0.30%
2011 57.06% -0.18%
2010 57.24% -0.19%
2009 57.43% 0.01%
2008 57.42% 0.12%
2007 57.30% 0.16%
2006 57.14% 0.19%
2005 56.95% 0.10%
2004 56.85% -0.01%
2003 56.86% 0.01%
2002 56.85% 0.14%
2001 56.71% 0.28%
2000 56.43% -0.49%
1999 56.92% -0.24%
1998 57.16% -0.20%
1997 57.36% -0.29%
1996 57.65% -0.34%
1995 57.99% -0.16%
1994 58.15% -0.62%
1993 58.77% -0.73%
1992 59.50% -0.59%
1991 60.09% -0.31%
1990 60.40% -0.31%