Sierra Leone 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.
  • Sierra Leone labor force participation rate for 2019 was 27.98%, a 0.41% decline from 2018.
  • Sierra Leone labor force participation rate for 2018 was 28.39%, a 0.38% decline from 2017.
  • Sierra Leone labor force participation rate for 2017 was 28.77%, a 0.36% decline from 2016.
  • Sierra Leone labor force participation rate for 2016 was 29.13%, a 0.34% 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%
Sierra Leone Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 27.98% -0.41%
2018 28.39% -0.38%
2017 28.77% -0.36%
2016 29.13% -0.34%
2015 29.47% -0.36%
2014 29.83% -1.25%
2013 31.08% -1.27%
2012 32.35% -1.30%
2011 33.65% -1.34%
2010 34.99% -1.38%
2009 36.37% -1.42%
2008 37.79% -1.44%
2007 39.23% -1.46%
2006 40.69% -1.48%
2005 42.17% -1.50%
2004 43.67% 3.13%
2003 40.54% -0.08%
2002 40.62% -0.04%
2001 40.66% 0.01%
2000 40.65% 0.00%
1999 40.65% -0.16%
1998 40.81% -0.22%
1997 41.03% -0.10%
1996 41.13% 0.13%
1995 41.00% -0.04%
1994 41.04% 0.02%
1993 41.02% 0.12%
1992 40.90% 0.25%
1991 40.65% 0.34%
1990 40.31% 0.34%