Tanzania 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.
  • Tanzania labor force participation rate for 2019 was 71.04%, a 0.43% decline from 2018.
  • Tanzania labor force participation rate for 2018 was 71.47%, a 0.38% decline from 2017.
  • Tanzania labor force participation rate for 2017 was 71.85%, a 0.32% decline from 2016.
  • Tanzania labor force participation rate for 2016 was 72.17%, a 0.28% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
North Korea 76.90%
Nepal 75.47%
Madagascar 74.14%
Zimbabwe 73.86%
Tanzania 71.04%
Ethiopia 70.14%
Eritrea 68.11%
Rwanda 63.68%
Mozambique 61.58%
Niger 61.45%
Malawi 60.59%
South Sudan 60.59%
Mali 59.27%
Liberia 55.30%
Central African Republic 54.77%
Chad 54.58%
Burundi 53.45%
Guinea-Bissau 51.93%
Uganda 51.08%
Burkina Faso 51.03%
Benin 42.05%
Guinea 41.55%
Gambia 40.80%
Afghanistan 40.22%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 35.32%
Haiti 34.97%
Somalia 34.29%
Syrian Arab Republic 29.88%
Senegal 28.02%
Sierra Leone 27.98%
Yemen 26.81%
Tajikistan 25.84%
Togo 25.65%
Comoros 15.14%
Tanzania Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 71.04% -0.43%
2018 71.47% -0.38%
2017 71.85% -0.32%
2016 72.17% -0.28%
2015 72.45% -0.16%
2014 72.61% -1.22%
2013 73.83% -1.11%
2012 74.94% -1.01%
2011 75.95% -0.94%
2010 76.89% -0.86%
2009 77.75% -0.79%
2008 78.54% -0.73%
2007 79.27% -0.68%
2006 79.95% 0.14%
2005 79.81% 0.15%
2004 79.66% 0.16%
2003 79.50% 0.18%
2002 79.32% 0.19%
2001 79.13% -0.06%
2000 79.19% -0.17%
1999 79.36% -0.20%
1998 79.56% -0.18%
1997 79.74% -0.13%
1996 79.87% -0.02%
1995 79.89% -0.26%
1994 80.15% -0.18%
1993 80.33% -0.11%
1992 80.44% -0.06%
1991 80.50% 0.02%
1990 80.48% 0.02%