Qatar 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.
  • Qatar labor force participation rate for 2019 was 63.68%, a 0.27% decline from 2018.
  • Qatar labor force participation rate for 2018 was 63.95%, a 0.58% decline from 2017.
  • Qatar labor force participation rate for 2017 was 64.53%, a 1.49% decline from 2016.
  • Qatar labor force participation rate for 2016 was 66.02%, a 1.95% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Qatar Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 63.68% -0.27%
2018 63.95% -0.58%
2017 64.53% -1.49%
2016 66.02% -1.95%
2015 67.97% 1.52%
2014 66.45% 0.95%
2013 65.50% -0.14%
2012 65.64% -1.31%
2011 66.95% -3.10%
2010 70.05% 2.42%
2009 67.63% 3.09%
2008 64.54% 3.00%
2007 61.54% 3.21%
2006 58.33% 3.19%
2005 55.14% 1.25%
2004 53.89% 0.51%
2003 53.38% 1.60%
2002 51.78% 1.65%
2001 50.13% 2.40%
2000 47.73% -1.07%
1999 48.80% -1.50%
1998 50.30% -2.58%
1997 52.88% -3.91%
1996 56.79% -2.22%
1995 59.01% -0.25%
1994 59.26% 0.44%
1993 58.82% 1.06%
1992 57.76% 0.20%
1991 57.56% 1.08%
1990 56.48% 1.08%