Mauritania 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.
  • Mauritania labor force participation rate for 2019 was 22.26%, a 0.22% decline from 2018.
  • Mauritania labor force participation rate for 2018 was 22.48%, a 0.21% decline from 2017.
  • Mauritania labor force participation rate for 2017 was 22.69%, a 0.66% decline from 2016.
  • Mauritania labor force participation rate for 2016 was 23.35%, a 0.69% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Mauritania Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 22.26% -0.22%
2018 22.48% -0.21%
2017 22.69% -0.66%
2016 23.35% -0.69%
2015 24.04% -0.71%
2014 24.75% -0.73%
2013 25.48% -0.75%
2012 26.23% -1.25%
2011 27.48% -1.26%
2010 28.74% -1.29%
2009 30.03% -1.31%
2008 31.34% -1.33%
2007 32.67% -1.36%
2006 34.03% -1.39%
2005 35.42% -1.43%
2004 36.85% -1.47%
2003 38.32% -1.49%
2002 39.81% -1.52%
2001 41.33% -1.52%
2000 42.85% -0.46%
1999 43.31% -0.38%
1998 43.69% -0.32%
1997 44.01% -0.28%
1996 44.29% -0.28%
1995 44.57% -0.34%
1994 44.91% -0.31%
1993 45.22% -0.27%
1992 45.49% -0.17%
1991 45.66% -0.05%
1990 45.71% -0.05%