Rwanda 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.
  • Rwanda labor force participation rate for 2019 was 63.68%, a 0.3% decline from 2018.
  • Rwanda labor force participation rate for 2018 was 63.98%, a 0.22% decline from 2017.
  • Rwanda labor force participation rate for 2017 was 64.20%, a 0.29% decline from 2016.
  • Rwanda labor force participation rate for 2016 was 64.49%, a 0.46% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
North Korea 76.90%
Nepal 75.47%
Madagascar 74.14%
Zimbabwe 73.86%
Tanzania 71.04%
Ethiopia 70.14%
Eritrea 68.11%
Rwanda 63.68%
Mozambique 61.58%
Niger 61.45%
Malawi 60.59%
South Sudan 60.59%
Mali 59.27%
Liberia 55.30%
Central African Republic 54.77%
Chad 54.58%
Burundi 53.45%
Guinea-Bissau 51.93%
Uganda 51.08%
Burkina Faso 51.03%
Benin 42.05%
Guinea 41.55%
Gambia 40.80%
Afghanistan 40.22%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 35.32%
Haiti 34.97%
Somalia 34.29%
Syrian Arab Republic 29.88%
Senegal 28.02%
Sierra Leone 27.98%
Yemen 26.81%
Tajikistan 25.84%
Togo 25.65%
Comoros 15.14%
Rwanda Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 63.68% -0.30%
2018 63.98% -0.22%
2017 64.20% -0.29%
2016 64.49% -0.46%
2015 64.95% -0.40%
2014 65.35% -1.07%
2013 66.42% -1.06%
2012 67.48% -0.98%
2011 68.46% -0.88%
2010 69.34% -0.82%
2009 70.16% -0.73%
2008 70.89% -0.69%
2007 71.58% -0.66%
2006 72.24% -0.67%
2005 72.91% -0.68%
2004 73.59% -0.69%
2003 74.28% -0.68%
2002 74.96% -0.71%
2001 75.67% -0.72%
2000 76.39% -0.81%
1999 77.20% -0.81%
1998 78.01% -0.78%
1997 78.79% -0.74%
1996 79.53% 0.21%
1995 79.32% -3.14%
1994 82.46% -3.45%
1993 85.91% -2.75%
1992 88.66% -1.77%
1991 90.43% -1.04%
1990 91.47% -1.04%