Nepal 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.
  • Nepal labor force participation rate for 2019 was 75.47%, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • Nepal labor force participation rate for 2018 was 75.47%, a 0.11% increase from 2017.
  • Nepal labor force participation rate for 2017 was 75.36%, a 0.24% increase from 2016.
  • Nepal labor force participation rate for 2016 was 75.12%, a 0.35% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
North Korea 76.90%
Nepal 75.47%
Madagascar 74.14%
Zimbabwe 73.86%
Tanzania 71.04%
Ethiopia 70.14%
Eritrea 68.11%
Rwanda 63.68%
Mozambique 61.58%
Niger 61.45%
Malawi 60.59%
South Sudan 60.59%
Mali 59.27%
Liberia 55.30%
Central African Republic 54.77%
Chad 54.58%
Burundi 53.45%
Guinea-Bissau 51.93%
Uganda 51.08%
Burkina Faso 51.03%
Benin 42.05%
Guinea 41.55%
Gambia 40.80%
Afghanistan 40.22%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 35.32%
Haiti 34.97%
Somalia 34.29%
Syrian Arab Republic 29.88%
Senegal 28.02%
Sierra Leone 27.98%
Yemen 26.81%
Tajikistan 25.84%
Togo 25.65%
Comoros 15.14%
Nepal Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 75.47% 0.00%
2018 75.47% 0.11%
2017 75.36% 0.24%
2016 75.12% 0.35%
2015 74.77% 0.03%
2014 74.74% 0.06%
2013 74.68% 0.00%
2012 74.68% -0.14%
2011 74.82% -0.37%
2010 75.19% -0.51%
2009 75.70% -0.51%
2008 76.21% -0.67%
2007 76.88% -0.63%
2006 77.51% -0.61%
2005 78.12% -0.70%
2004 78.82% -0.68%
2003 79.50% -0.64%
2002 80.14% -0.61%
2001 80.75% -0.57%
2000 81.32% -0.57%
1999 81.89% -0.09%
1998 81.98% -0.12%
1997 82.10% -0.15%
1996 82.25% -0.17%
1995 82.42% 0.13%
1994 82.29% 0.12%
1993 82.17% 0.08%
1992 82.09% 0.05%
1991 82.04% 0.00%
1990 82.04% 0.00%