OECD members Labor Force Participation Rate 1990-2022

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.
  • OECD members labor force participation rate for 2019 was 47.25%, a 0.37% increase from 2018.
  • OECD members labor force participation rate for 2018 was 46.88%, a 0.12% increase from 2017.
  • OECD members labor force participation rate for 2017 was 46.76%, a 0.13% increase from 2016.
  • OECD members labor force participation rate for 2016 was 46.63%, a 0.17% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
North America 53.50%
Latin America & Caribbean 49.34%
Sub-Saharan Africa 47.45%
OECD members 47.25%
East Asia & Pacific 46.13%
World 41.19%
Euro Area 40.51%
European Union 39.67%
South Asia 31.51%
OECD members Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 47.25% 0.37%
2018 46.88% 0.12%
2017 46.76% 0.13%
2016 46.63% 0.17%
2015 46.46% 0.05%
2014 46.41% 0.00%
2013 46.42% -0.24%
2012 46.66% 0.20%
2011 46.46% -0.22%
2010 46.68% -0.82%
2009 47.50% -0.93%
2008 48.42% -0.23%
2007 48.65% -0.34%
2006 48.99% -0.06%
2005 49.05% 0.30%
2004 48.75% -0.35%
2003 49.10% -0.75%
2002 49.85% -0.78%
2001 50.63% -0.71%
2000 51.34% -0.20%
1999 51.54% -0.22%
1998 51.76% 0.01%
1997 51.75% -0.29%
1996 52.04% -0.39%
1995 52.43% -0.50%
1994 52.92% -0.03%
1993 52.95% -0.83%
1992 53.78% -0.64%
1991 54.43% -0.71%
1990 55.14% -0.71%