Malta 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.
  • Malta labor force participation rate for 2019 was 54.12%, a 0.35% decline from 2018.
  • Malta labor force participation rate for 2018 was 54.47%, a 2.54% increase from 2017.
  • Malta labor force participation rate for 2017 was 51.93%, a 0.72% increase from 2016.
  • Malta labor force participation rate for 2016 was 51.21%, a 0.1% 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%
Malta Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 54.12% -0.35%
2018 54.47% 2.54%
2017 51.93% 0.72%
2016 51.21% -0.10%
2015 51.31% -1.17%
2014 52.48% -0.61%
2013 53.09% 1.48%
2012 51.61% -0.51%
2011 52.12% 0.99%
2010 51.13% -0.75%
2009 51.88% -1.29%
2008 53.17% -1.22%
2007 54.39% 1.22%
2006 53.17% -0.24%
2005 53.41% -2.47%
2004 55.88% -4.39%
2003 60.27% 0.22%
2002 60.05% -4.75%
2001 64.80% 4.88%
2000 59.92% -0.85%
1999 60.77% -0.47%
1998 61.24% 0.30%
1997 60.94% -1.50%
1996 62.44% 0.14%
1995 62.30% -0.10%
1994 62.40% -0.63%
1993 63.03% -1.21%
1992 64.24% -0.64%
1991 64.88% -0.43%
1990 65.31% -0.43%