Uganda 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.
  • Uganda labor force participation rate for 2019 was 51.08%, a 0.82% decline from 2018.
  • Uganda labor force participation rate for 2018 was 51.90%, a 0.74% decline from 2017.
  • Uganda labor force participation rate for 2017 was 52.64%, a 0.68% decline from 2016.
  • Uganda labor force participation rate for 2016 was 53.32%, a 0.59% 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%
Uganda Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 51.08% -0.82%
2018 51.90% -0.74%
2017 52.64% -0.68%
2016 53.32% -0.59%
2015 53.91% -0.51%
2014 54.42% -0.46%
2013 54.88% -0.42%
2012 55.30% 0.02%
2011 55.28% 0.01%
2010 55.27% 0.01%
2009 55.26% -0.01%
2008 55.27% 0.00%
2007 55.27% -0.01%
2006 55.28% 0.00%
2005 55.28% -0.01%
2004 55.29% -0.01%
2003 55.30% -0.02%
2002 55.32% -0.02%
2001 55.34% -0.01%
2000 55.35% -0.01%
1999 55.36% 0.01%
1998 55.35% 0.00%
1997 55.35% -0.01%
1996 55.36% -0.02%
1995 55.38% -0.02%
1994 55.40% -0.05%
1993 55.45% -0.05%
1992 55.50% -0.05%
1991 55.55% 0.55%
1990 55.00% 0.55%