Somalia 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.
  • Somalia labor force participation rate for 2019 was 34.29%, a 0.2% increase from 2018.
  • Somalia labor force participation rate for 2018 was 34.09%, a 0.22% increase from 2017.
  • Somalia labor force participation rate for 2017 was 33.87%, a 0.21% increase from 2016.
  • Somalia labor force participation rate for 2016 was 33.66%, a 0.18% increase 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%
South Sudan 60.59%
Malawi 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%
Somalia Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 34.29% 0.20%
2018 34.09% 0.22%
2017 33.87% 0.21%
2016 33.66% 0.18%
2015 33.48% 0.15%
2014 33.33% 0.10%
2013 33.23% 0.05%
2012 33.18% 0.02%
2011 33.16% -0.03%
2010 33.19% 0.02%
2009 33.17% -0.02%
2008 33.19% -0.06%
2007 33.25% -0.08%
2006 33.33% -0.11%
2005 33.44% -0.05%
2004 33.49% -0.08%
2003 33.57% -0.12%
2002 33.69% -0.17%
2001 33.86% -0.20%
2000 34.06% -0.16%
1999 34.22% -0.18%
1998 34.40% -0.19%
1997 34.59% -0.16%
1996 34.75% -0.15%
1995 34.90% -0.08%
1994 34.98% 0.07%
1993 34.91% 0.02%
1992 34.89% 0.03%
1991 34.86% -0.06%
1990 34.92% -0.06%