Maldives 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.
  • Maldives labor force participation rate for 2019 was 58.62%, a 0.13% decline from 2018.
  • Maldives labor force participation rate for 2018 was 58.75%, a 0.67% increase from 2017.
  • Maldives labor force participation rate for 2017 was 58.08%, a 1.44% increase from 2016.
  • Maldives labor force participation rate for 2016 was 56.64%, a 0.58% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Peru 62.52%
Paraguay 59.79%
St. Lucia 59.59%
Maldives 58.62%
Brazil 56.57%
Guatemala 53.32%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 52.48%
Colombia 50.91%
Belize 49.79%
Guyana 48.36%
Dominican Republic 47.09%
Costa Rica 46.36%
Mexico 45.69%
Ecuador 45.63%
China 45.55%
Turkey 44.96%
Belarus 44.62%
Botswana 43.62%
Azerbaijan 43.26%
Malaysia 42.63%
Mauritius 41.79%
Thailand 40.30%
Turkmenistan 40.15%
Kazakhstan 38.84%
Fiji 38.50%
Montenegro 37.12%
Albania 36.72%
Cuba 36.24%
Bosnia 35.15%
Jamaica 34.95%
Venezuela 34.09%
Armenia 33.87%
Russia 32.24%
North Macedonia 31.86%
Samoa 31.59%
Equatorial Guinea 30.98%
Romania 30.18%
Lebanon 30.10%
Namibia 29.31%
Serbia 28.85%
Iran 28.33%
Iraq 27.30%
Algeria 26.87%
Suriname 26.65%
South Africa 25.60%
Tonga 25.39%
Bulgaria 24.33%
Jordan 23.03%
Gabon 18.46%
Libya 16.70%
Maldives Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 58.62% -0.13%
2018 58.75% 0.67%
2017 58.08% 1.44%
2016 56.64% 0.58%
2015 56.06% -0.25%
2014 56.31% 2.07%
2013 54.24% 2.09%
2012 52.15% 2.09%
2011 50.06% 2.07%
2010 47.99% 2.17%
2009 45.82% 1.01%
2008 44.81% 0.91%
2007 43.90% 0.77%
2006 43.13% 0.67%
2005 42.46% 0.72%
2004 41.74% 0.78%
2003 40.96% 0.80%
2002 40.16% 0.72%
2001 39.44% 0.56%
2000 38.88% 0.57%
1999 38.31% 0.33%
1998 37.98% 0.19%
1997 37.79% 0.20%
1996 37.59% 0.29%
1995 37.30% -0.69%
1994 37.99% -0.65%
1993 38.64% -0.62%
1992 39.26% -0.63%
1991 39.89% -0.68%
1990 40.57% -0.68%