Sao Tome and Principe 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.
  • Sao Tome and Principe labor force participation rate for 2019 was 34.33%, a 0.6% decline from 2018.
  • Sao Tome and Principe labor force participation rate for 2018 was 34.93%, a 0.63% decline from 2017.
  • Sao Tome and Principe labor force participation rate for 2017 was 35.56%, a 0.59% decline from 2016.
  • Sao Tome and Principe labor force participation rate for 2016 was 36.15%, a 0.5% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Solomon Islands 70.49%
Cambodia 70.43%
Lao PDR 58.87%
Honduras 57.95%
Angola 56.18%
Vietnam 55.95%
Vanuatu 55.17%
Cameroon 54.83%
Zambia 53.29%
Nicaragua 50.97%
Bolivia 49.92%
Indonesia 47.88%
Myanmar 45.96%
Uzbekistan 43.66%
El Salvador 43.37%
Lesotho 43.03%
Kenya 42.49%
Congo, Rep. 42.10%
Bangladesh 41.97%
Pakistan 41.62%
Timor-Leste 41.50%
Ghana 41.06%
Georgia 39.42%
Djibouti 39.31%
Kyrgyz Republic 37.31%
Philippines 36.52%
Mongolia 35.21%
Papua New Guinea 35.08%
Cabo Verde 34.50%
Sao Tome and Principe 34.33%
Nigeria 33.73%
Ukraine 32.02%
Bhutan 31.50%
West Bank and Gaza 30.32%
Sri Lanka 30.06%
Tunisia 28.68%
India 27.06%
Sudan 26.70%
Morocco 26.48%
Eswatini 25.11%
Egypt 24.39%
Mauritania 22.26%
Moldova 18.41%
Sao Tome and Principe Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 34.33% -0.60%
2018 34.93% -0.63%
2017 35.56% -0.59%
2016 36.15% -0.50%
2015 36.65% -0.44%
2014 37.09% -0.35%
2013 37.44% -0.24%
2012 37.68% -0.16%
2011 37.84% -0.09%
2010 37.93% -0.13%
2009 38.06% -0.03%
2008 38.09% 0.02%
2007 38.07% -0.02%
2006 38.09% -0.13%
2005 38.22% 0.17%
2004 38.05% -0.02%
2003 38.07% -0.17%
2002 38.24% -0.19%
2001 38.43% -0.08%
2000 38.51% -0.07%
1999 38.58% -0.06%
1998 38.64% -0.18%
1997 38.82% -0.37%
1996 39.19% -0.55%
1995 39.74% -0.86%
1994 40.60% -0.99%
1993 41.59% -1.00%
1992 42.59% -0.88%
1991 43.47% -0.72%
1990 44.19% -0.72%