West Bank and Gaza 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.
  • West Bank and Gaza labor force participation rate for 2019 was 30.32%, a 0.11% decline from 2018.
  • West Bank and Gaza labor force participation rate for 2018 was 30.43%, a 0.88% decline from 2017.
  • West Bank and Gaza labor force participation rate for 2017 was 31.31%, a 0.45% increase from 2016.
  • West Bank and Gaza labor force participation rate for 2016 was 30.86%, a 0.12% increase 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%
West Bank and Gaza Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 30.32% -0.11%
2018 30.43% -0.88%
2017 31.31% 0.45%
2016 30.86% 0.12%
2015 30.74% 2.89%
2014 27.85% 0.40%
2013 27.45% -0.19%
2012 27.64% 1.16%
2011 26.48% 1.94%
2010 24.54% -0.15%
2009 24.69% -0.38%
2008 25.07% 0.22%
2007 24.85% 0.99%
2006 23.86% 0.12%
2005 23.74% 0.02%
2004 23.72% -1.13%
2003 24.85% 2.07%
2002 22.78% -2.41%
2001 25.19% -3.78%
2000 28.97% 0.76%
1999 28.21% -0.33%
1998 28.54% -0.67%
1997 29.21% -0.57%
1996 29.78% 0.26%
1995 29.52% -0.15%
1994 29.67% 0.09%
1993 29.58% -0.02%
1992 29.60% -0.25%
1991 29.85% -0.09%
1990 29.94% -0.09%