Eswatini 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.
  • Eswatini labor force participation rate for 2019 was 25.11%, a 0.41% decline from 2018.
  • Eswatini labor force participation rate for 2018 was 25.52%, a 0.28% decline from 2017.
  • Eswatini labor force participation rate for 2017 was 25.80%, a 0.26% decline from 2016.
  • Eswatini labor force participation rate for 2016 was 26.06%, a 0.32% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Eswatini Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 25.11% -0.41%
2018 25.52% -0.28%
2017 25.80% -0.26%
2016 26.06% -0.32%
2015 26.38% -0.05%
2014 26.43% 0.00%
2013 26.43% 0.02%
2012 26.41% 0.01%
2011 26.40% -0.01%
2010 26.41% -0.33%
2009 26.74% -0.45%
2008 27.19% -0.48%
2007 27.67% -0.38%
2006 28.05% -0.24%
2005 28.29% -0.31%
2004 28.60% -0.12%
2003 28.72% 0.00%
2002 28.72% -0.09%
2001 28.81% -0.33%
2000 29.14% -0.74%
1999 29.88% -0.98%
1998 30.86% -1.08%
1997 31.94% -0.94%
1996 32.88% -0.61%
1995 33.49% -0.97%
1994 34.46% -0.71%
1993 35.17% -0.51%
1992 35.68% -0.51%
1991 36.19% -0.68%
1990 36.87% -0.68%