Pakistan 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.
  • Pakistan labor force participation rate for 2019 was 41.62%, a 0.05% decline from 2018.
  • Pakistan labor force participation rate for 2018 was 41.67%, a 0.04% decline from 2017.
  • Pakistan labor force participation rate for 2017 was 41.71%, a 0.05% decline from 2016.
  • Pakistan labor force participation rate for 2016 was 41.76%, a 0.07% 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%
Pakistan Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 41.62% -0.05%
2018 41.67% -0.04%
2017 41.71% -0.05%
2016 41.76% -0.07%
2015 41.83% 0.48%
2014 41.35% -0.75%
2013 42.10% 0.50%
2012 41.60% 0.49%
2011 41.11% -0.78%
2010 41.89% 0.18%
2009 41.71% 0.27%
2008 41.44% -0.65%
2007 42.09% -0.94%
2006 43.03% -0.68%
2005 43.71% -0.66%
2004 44.37% 0.37%
2003 44.00% 0.35%
2002 43.65% 1.30%
2001 42.35% 1.04%
2000 41.31% 0.03%
1999 41.28% -0.19%
1998 41.47% -0.06%
1997 41.53% 1.08%
1996 40.45% 0.97%
1995 39.48% -1.40%
1994 40.88% -0.02%
1993 40.90% -1.78%
1992 42.68% -0.06%
1991 42.74% -0.13%
1990 42.87% -0.13%