Myanmar 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.
  • Myanmar labor force participation rate for 2019 was 45.96%, a 3.27% decline from 2018.
  • Myanmar labor force participation rate for 2018 was 49.23%, a 2.28% decline from 2017.
  • Myanmar labor force participation rate for 2017 was 51.51%, a 4.32% decline from 2016.
  • Myanmar labor force participation rate for 2016 was 55.83%, a 4.52% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Myanmar Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 45.96% -3.27%
2018 49.23% -2.28%
2017 51.51% -4.32%
2016 55.83% -4.52%
2015 60.35% -0.94%
2014 61.29% -1.08%
2013 62.37% -1.14%
2012 63.51% -0.99%
2011 64.50% -0.76%
2010 65.26% -1.38%
2009 66.64% -1.48%
2008 68.12% -1.39%
2007 69.51% -1.54%
2006 71.05% -1.58%
2005 72.63% -1.56%
2004 74.19% -1.49%
2003 75.68% -1.45%
2002 77.13% -1.20%
2001 78.33% -1.10%
2000 79.43% -1.32%
1999 80.75% -1.00%
1998 81.75% -0.48%
1997 82.23% -0.45%
1996 82.68% -0.51%
1995 83.19% -0.56%
1994 83.75% -0.60%
1993 84.35% -0.45%
1992 84.80% -0.74%
1991 85.54% 0.20%
1990 85.34% 0.20%