Macao 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.
  • Macao labor force participation rate for 2019 was 46.61%, a 0.47% increase from 2018.
  • Macao labor force participation rate for 2018 was 46.14%, a 0.95% increase from 2017.
  • Macao labor force participation rate for 2017 was 45.19%, a 0.79% increase from 2016.
  • Macao labor force participation rate for 2016 was 44.40%, a 0.25% 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%
Macao Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 46.61% 0.47%
2018 46.14% 0.95%
2017 45.19% 0.79%
2016 44.40% -0.25%
2015 44.65% -0.69%
2014 45.34% -0.55%
2013 45.89% 0.12%
2012 45.77% -2.91%
2011 48.68% -0.60%
2010 49.28% 0.24%
2009 49.04% 2.23%
2008 46.81% 1.61%
2007 45.20% 4.92%
2006 40.28% 1.91%
2005 38.37% 2.42%
2004 35.95% 1.14%
2003 34.81% -3.93%
2002 38.74% -5.49%
2001 44.23% 1.04%
2000 43.19% -2.10%
1999 45.29% -2.56%
1998 47.85% -2.59%
1997 50.44% -4.97%
1996 55.41% 3.09%
1995 52.32% 0.19%
1994 52.13% -0.47%
1993 52.60% 6.40%
1992 46.20% -1.51%
1991 47.71% -0.23%
1990 47.94% -0.23%