Timor-Leste 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.
  • Timor-Leste labor force participation rate for 2019 was 41.50%, a 0.24% decline from 2018.
  • Timor-Leste labor force participation rate for 2018 was 41.74%, a 0.29% increase from 2017.
  • Timor-Leste labor force participation rate for 2017 was 41.45%, a 0.73% increase from 2016.
  • Timor-Leste labor force participation rate for 2016 was 40.72%, a 0.19% 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%
Timor-Leste Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 41.50% -0.24%
2018 41.74% 0.29%
2017 41.45% 0.73%
2016 40.72% -0.19%
2015 40.91% -0.11%
2014 41.02% -0.21%
2013 41.23% 0.14%
2012 41.09% -0.38%
2011 41.47% -0.38%
2010 41.85% -0.94%
2009 42.79% -1.07%
2008 43.86% -1.26%
2007 45.12% -1.08%
2006 46.20% 0.88%
2005 45.32% -0.03%
2004 45.35% 0.45%
2003 44.90% 0.84%
2002 44.06% 1.39%
2001 42.67% -1.83%
2000 44.50% -1.84%
1999 46.34% 5.47%
1998 40.87% -0.32%
1997 41.19% -1.03%
1996 42.22% -1.55%
1995 43.77% -1.01%
1994 44.78% -0.76%
1993 45.54% -0.61%
1992 46.15% -0.62%
1991 46.77% -0.75%
1990 47.52% -0.75%