Portugal 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.
  • Portugal labor force participation rate for 2019 was 34.58%, a 0.06% decline from 2018.
  • Portugal labor force participation rate for 2018 was 34.64%, a 0.27% increase from 2017.
  • Portugal labor force participation rate for 2017 was 34.37%, a 0.92% increase from 2016.
  • Portugal labor force participation rate for 2016 was 33.45%, a 0.15% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Iceland 77.55%
Netherlands 69.92%
Australia 67.64%
Switzerland 66.47%
Canada 64.65%
New Zealand 63.79%
Qatar 63.68%
Denmark 61.00%
United Kingdom 56.36%
Austria 56.09%
Norway 55.68%
Bahamas 55.38%
Sweden 55.34%
Guam 55.07%
Malta 54.12%
Finland 53.90%
UAE 53.41%
United States 52.37%
Germany 51.40%
Uruguay 48.88%
Japan 48.85%
Channel Islands 48.48%
Ireland 47.02%
Israel 46.85%
Macao 46.61%
New Caledonia 46.42%
Barbados 45.34%
Panama 44.82%
Estonia 44.29%
Singapore 42.44%
Hong Kong 41.59%
Bahrain 41.17%
Trinidad and Tobago 40.04%
Cyprus 39.61%
French Polynesia 39.49%
Argentina 38.44%
Brunei 38.24%
Lithuania 37.61%
France 37.60%
Oman 37.22%
Latvia 36.28%
Poland 35.81%
Slovenia 35.81%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 35.13%
Luxembourg 34.80%
Portugal 34.58%
Croatia 34.07%
Spain 33.55%
Chile 32.39%
Hungary 32.03%
Belgium 30.91%
Slovak Republic 29.77%
Czech Republic 29.71%
South Korea 28.09%
Kuwait 26.27%
Italy 26.04%
Greece 23.40%
Puerto Rico 19.85%
Saudi Arabia 19.06%
Portugal Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 34.58% -0.06%
2018 34.64% 0.27%
2017 34.37% 0.92%
2016 33.45% -0.15%
2015 33.60% -0.48%
2014 34.08% -0.61%
2013 34.69% -2.12%
2012 36.81% -1.28%
2011 38.09% 1.80%
2010 36.29% -2.77%
2009 39.06% -2.32%
2008 41.38% -0.40%
2007 41.78% -0.23%
2006 42.01% -0.32%
2005 42.33% -0.40%
2004 42.73% -2.22%
2003 44.95% -2.24%
2002 47.19% 0.59%
2001 46.60% 1.77%
2000 44.83% -1.35%
1999 46.18% -0.71%
1998 46.89% 2.68%
1997 44.21% 1.45%
1996 42.76% -1.10%
1995 43.86% -2.96%
1994 46.82% -1.89%
1993 48.71% -3.32%
1992 52.03% -5.84%
1991 57.87% -1.65%
1990 59.52% -1.65%