Thailand 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.
  • Thailand labor force participation rate for 2019 was 40.30%, a 1.15% decline from 2018.
  • Thailand labor force participation rate for 2018 was 41.45%, a 0.91% increase from 2017.
  • Thailand labor force participation rate for 2017 was 40.54%, a 0.63% decline from 2016.
  • Thailand labor force participation rate for 2016 was 41.17%, a 0.38% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Peru 62.52%
Paraguay 59.79%
St. Lucia 59.59%
Maldives 58.62%
Brazil 56.57%
Guatemala 53.32%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 52.48%
Colombia 50.91%
Belize 49.79%
Guyana 48.36%
Dominican Republic 47.09%
Costa Rica 46.36%
Mexico 45.69%
Ecuador 45.63%
China 45.55%
Turkey 44.96%
Belarus 44.62%
Botswana 43.62%
Azerbaijan 43.26%
Malaysia 42.63%
Mauritius 41.79%
Thailand 40.30%
Turkmenistan 40.15%
Kazakhstan 38.84%
Fiji 38.50%
Montenegro 37.12%
Albania 36.72%
Cuba 36.24%
Bosnia 35.15%
Jamaica 34.95%
Venezuela 34.09%
Armenia 33.87%
Russia 32.24%
North Macedonia 31.86%
Samoa 31.59%
Equatorial Guinea 30.98%
Romania 30.18%
Lebanon 30.10%
Namibia 29.31%
Serbia 28.85%
Iran 28.33%
Iraq 27.30%
Algeria 26.87%
Suriname 26.65%
South Africa 25.60%
Tonga 25.39%
Bulgaria 24.33%
Jordan 23.03%
Gabon 18.46%
Libya 16.70%
Thailand Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 40.30% -1.15%
2018 41.45% 0.91%
2017 40.54% -0.63%
2016 41.17% -0.38%
2015 41.55% -0.93%
2014 42.48% -0.91%
2013 43.39% -3.28%
2012 46.67% -0.68%
2011 47.35% 1.01%
2010 46.34% -2.28%
2009 48.62% -0.37%
2008 48.99% -0.60%
2007 49.59% 0.61%
2006 48.98% -2.77%
2005 51.75% -0.27%
2004 52.02% 0.90%
2003 51.12% -1.27%
2002 52.39% -1.38%
2001 53.77% 0.85%
2000 52.92% -0.19%
1999 53.11% -3.55%
1998 56.66% -2.58%
1997 59.24% -1.45%
1996 60.69% -1.52%
1995 62.21% -1.60%
1994 63.81% -1.23%
1993 65.04% -1.27%
1992 66.31% -1.20%
1991 67.51% -1.23%
1990 68.74% -1.23%