South Sudan 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.
  • South Sudan labor force participation rate for 2019 was 60.59%, a 0.4% decline from 2018.
  • South Sudan labor force participation rate for 2018 was 60.99%, a 0.36% decline from 2017.
  • South Sudan labor force participation rate for 2017 was 61.35%, a 0.33% decline from 2016.
  • South Sudan labor force participation rate for 2016 was 61.68%, a 0.33% 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%
South Sudan Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 60.59% -0.40%
2018 60.99% -0.36%
2017 61.35% -0.33%
2016 61.68% -0.33%
2015 62.01% -0.50%
2014 62.51% -0.44%
2013 62.95% -0.38%
2012 63.33% -0.27%
2011 63.60% -0.16%
2010 63.76% -0.47%
2009 64.23% -0.26%
2008 64.49% -0.14%
2007 64.63% -0.13%
2006 64.76% -0.17%
2005 64.93% -0.33%
2004 65.26% -0.45%
2003 65.71% -0.43%
2002 66.14% -0.25%
2001 66.39% 0.03%
2000 66.36% -0.07%
1999 66.43% 0.13%
1998 66.30% 0.22%
1997 66.08% 0.20%
1996 65.88% 0.23%
1995 65.65% 0.33%
1994 65.32% -0.08%
1993 65.40% -0.17%
1992 65.57% 0.02%
1991 65.55% 0.31%
1990 65.24% 0.31%