Tonga 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.
  • Tonga labor force participation rate for 2019 was 36.67%, a 0.18% increase from 2018.
  • Tonga labor force participation rate for 2018 was 36.49%, a 0.34% increase from 2017.
  • Tonga labor force participation rate for 2017 was 36.15%, a 0.11% increase from 2016.
  • Tonga labor force participation rate for 2016 was 36.05%, a 0.04% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Peru 61.63%
Maldives 59.05%
Paraguay 58.92%
Brazil 55.75%
Guatemala 53.27%
Colombia 52.68%
St. Lucia 51.56%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 50.01%
Guyana 49.91%
Belize 49.51%
Costa Rica 45.38%
China 45.15%
Ecuador 45.15%
Turkmenistan 44.81%
Belarus 44.74%
Turkey 44.56%
Botswana 44.44%
Mexico 44.38%
Dominican Republic 44.19%
Azerbaijan 42.86%
Thailand 41.40%
Malaysia 41.15%
Mauritius 40.75%
Kazakhstan 38.91%
Fiji 38.49%
Cuba 37.49%
Tonga 36.67%
Armenia 34.82%
Jamaica 34.15%
Venezuela 33.89%
Montenegro 33.70%
Bosnia 33.33%
Russia 31.93%
Samoa 31.48%
North Macedonia 31.05%
Equatorial Guinea 31.03%
Albania 30.62%
Lebanon 29.68%
Romania 29.68%
Namibia 29.56%
Serbia 28.58%
Iran 27.51%
Iraq 27.25%
Suriname 25.89%
Algeria 25.39%
South Africa 25.14%
Bulgaria 23.53%
Jordan 22.87%
Gabon 18.14%
Libya 16.75%
Tonga Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 36.67% 0.18%
2018 36.49% 0.34%
2017 36.15% 0.11%
2016 36.05% -0.04%
2015 36.09% -0.59%
2014 36.68% -0.33%
2013 37.00% 0.36%
2012 36.65% 0.18%
2011 36.46% -0.02%
2010 36.49% -0.65%
2009 37.13% -0.88%
2008 38.02% -1.11%
2007 39.13% -0.27%
2006 39.40% -0.10%
2005 39.50% -0.04%
2004 39.54% 0.52%
2003 39.02% 0.51%
2002 38.52% 0.32%
2001 38.19% 0.14%
2000 38.06% 0.10%
1999 37.96% -0.15%
1998 38.10% -0.26%
1997 38.37% -0.21%
1996 38.58% -0.34%
1995 38.92% -1.14%
1994 40.06% -1.32%
1993 41.38% -1.22%
1992 42.60% -0.81%
1991 43.41% -0.28%
1990 43.68% -0.28%