Singapore 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.
  • Singapore labor force participation rate for 2019 was 42.44%, a 0.76% increase from 2018.
  • Singapore labor force participation rate for 2018 was 41.68%, a 0.74% increase from 2017.
  • Singapore labor force participation rate for 2017 was 40.94%, a 0.29% increase from 2016.
  • Singapore labor force participation rate for 2016 was 40.65%, a 1.19% 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%
Singapore Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 42.44% 0.76%
2018 41.68% 0.74%
2017 40.94% 0.29%
2016 40.65% -1.19%
2015 41.84% 1.90%
2014 39.94% 2.00%
2013 37.94% -0.75%
2012 38.69% 1.29%
2011 37.40% -2.27%
2010 39.67% 2.73%
2009 36.94% -2.44%
2008 39.38% -0.32%
2007 39.70% 0.40%
2006 39.30% 0.67%
2005 38.63% -0.48%
2004 39.11% -0.37%
2003 39.48% 0.56%
2002 38.92% -3.69%
2001 42.61% -0.34%
2000 42.95% -1.16%
1999 44.11% -2.47%
1998 46.58% 0.28%
1997 46.30% -0.79%
1996 47.09% -0.62%
1995 47.71% -0.51%
1994 48.22% -0.62%
1993 48.84% -1.35%
1992 50.19% -0.94%
1991 51.13% -0.44%
1990 51.57% -0.44%