Lesotho 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.
  • Lesotho labor force participation rate for 2019 was 43.03%, a 0.43% decline from 2018.
  • Lesotho labor force participation rate for 2018 was 43.46%, a 0.49% decline from 2017.
  • Lesotho labor force participation rate for 2017 was 43.95%, a 0.44% decline from 2016.
  • Lesotho labor force participation rate for 2016 was 44.39%, a 0.31% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Solomon Islands 70.49%
Cambodia 70.43%
Lao PDR 58.87%
Honduras 57.95%
Angola 56.18%
Vietnam 55.95%
Vanuatu 55.17%
Cameroon 54.83%
Zambia 53.29%
Nicaragua 50.97%
Bolivia 49.92%
Indonesia 47.88%
Myanmar 45.96%
Uzbekistan 43.66%
El Salvador 43.37%
Lesotho 43.03%
Kenya 42.49%
Congo, Rep. 42.10%
Bangladesh 41.97%
Pakistan 41.62%
Timor-Leste 41.50%
Ghana 41.06%
Georgia 39.42%
Djibouti 39.31%
Kyrgyz Republic 37.31%
Philippines 36.52%
Mongolia 35.21%
Papua New Guinea 35.08%
Cabo Verde 34.50%
Sao Tome and Principe 34.33%
Nigeria 33.73%
Ukraine 32.02%
Bhutan 31.50%
West Bank and Gaza 30.32%
Sri Lanka 30.06%
Tunisia 28.68%
India 27.06%
Sudan 26.70%
Morocco 26.48%
Eswatini 25.11%
Egypt 24.39%
Mauritania 22.26%
Moldova 18.41%
Lesotho Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 43.03% -0.43%
2018 43.46% -0.49%
2017 43.95% -0.44%
2016 44.39% -0.31%
2015 44.70% -0.70%
2014 45.40% -0.59%
2013 45.99% -1.35%
2012 47.34% -1.35%
2011 48.69% -1.33%
2010 50.02% -1.27%
2009 51.29% -1.30%
2008 52.59% -1.32%
2007 53.91% -1.32%
2006 55.23% -1.34%
2005 56.57% -1.31%
2004 57.88% -1.32%
2003 59.20% -1.33%
2002 60.53% -1.35%
2001 61.88% -1.37%
2000 63.25% -1.41%
1999 64.66% -0.95%
1998 65.61% -0.94%
1997 66.55% -0.90%
1996 67.45% -0.87%
1995 68.32% -1.18%
1994 69.50% -1.08%
1993 70.58% -0.96%
1992 71.54% -0.86%
1991 72.40% -0.80%
1990 73.20% -0.80%