Syrian Arab Republic 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.
  • Syrian Arab Republic labor force participation rate for 2019 was 29.60%, a 0.15% decline from 2018.
  • Syrian Arab Republic labor force participation rate for 2018 was 29.75%, a 0.14% increase from 2017.
  • Syrian Arab Republic labor force participation rate for 2017 was 29.61%, a 0.14% increase from 2016.
  • Syrian Arab Republic labor force participation rate for 2016 was 29.48%, a 0.13% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Nepal 76.13%
North Korea 75.12%
Madagascar 74.86%
Zimbabwe 74.19%
Tanzania 71.22%
Ethiopia 70.96%
Eritrea 68.63%
Rwanda 63.82%
Mozambique 62.04%
Togo 62.02%
Malawi 61.94%
Niger 61.44%
South Sudan 60.92%
Mali 60.05%
Liberia 56.06%
Central African Republic 55.71%
Chad 55.08%
Burundi 53.36%
Guinea-Bissau 52.16%
Uganda 51.91%
Burkina Faso 51.29%
Guinea 42.18%
Benin 42.15%
Gambia 41.10%
Afghanistan 40.24%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 35.30%
Somalia 34.05%
Haiti 33.55%
Syrian Arab Republic 29.60%
Sierra Leone 28.14%
Senegal 28.11%
Tajikistan 27.03%
Yemen 26.31%
Comoros 13.77%
Syrian Arab Republic Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 29.60% -0.15%
2018 29.75% 0.14%
2017 29.61% 0.14%
2016 29.48% -0.13%
2015 29.61% 0.00%
2014 29.61% -0.07%
2013 29.68% -0.11%
2012 29.79% -0.09%
2011 29.88% 0.00%
2010 29.88% -0.20%
2009 30.08% -2.69%
2008 32.77% -0.51%
2007 33.28% -0.90%
2006 34.18% -2.09%
2005 36.27% -2.24%
2004 38.50% -2.39%
2003 40.89% -0.37%
2002 41.26% -0.41%
2001 41.67% -0.45%
2000 42.12% -0.91%
1999 43.03% -0.89%
1998 43.92% -1.22%
1997 45.14% -1.36%
1996 46.50% -1.49%
1995 47.99% -0.38%
1994 48.37% -0.39%
1993 48.77% -0.59%
1992 49.35% -1.15%
1991 50.50% -0.88%
1990 51.38% -0.88%