Latvia 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.
  • Latvia labor force participation rate for 2019 was 36.28%, a 3.28% decline from 2018.
  • Latvia labor force participation rate for 2018 was 39.56%, a 2.48% decline from 2017.
  • Latvia labor force participation rate for 2017 was 42.04%, a 0.49% increase from 2016.
  • Latvia labor force participation rate for 2016 was 41.55%, a 0.46% 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%
Latvia Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 36.28% -3.28%
2018 39.56% -2.48%
2017 42.04% 0.49%
2016 41.55% -0.46%
2015 42.01% 1.39%
2014 40.62% 1.30%
2013 39.32% -1.03%
2012 40.35% 2.45%
2011 37.90% -2.48%
2010 40.38% -1.46%
2009 41.84% -1.63%
2008 43.47% 0.30%
2007 43.17% 1.82%
2006 41.35% 2.99%
2005 38.36% 1.06%
2004 37.30% -2.18%
2003 39.48% 1.16%
2002 38.32% 0.71%
2001 37.61% -0.70%
2000 38.31% -3.68%
1999 41.99% -2.78%
1998 44.77% -0.96%
1997 45.73% -3.41%
1996 49.14% -0.86%
1995 50.00% -0.03%
1994 50.03% -0.26%
1993 50.29% 1.94%
1992 48.35% 6.46%
1991 41.89% 1.58%
1990 40.31% 1.58%