Uruguay 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.
  • Uruguay labor force participation rate for 2019 was 48.88%, a 0.16% decline from 2018.
  • Uruguay labor force participation rate for 2018 was 49.04%, a 0.48% decline from 2017.
  • Uruguay labor force participation rate for 2017 was 49.52%, a 1.52% decline from 2016.
  • Uruguay labor force participation rate for 2016 was 51.04%, a 1.16% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Iceland 77.55%
Netherlands 69.92%
Australia 67.64%
Switzerland 66.47%
Canada 64.65%
New Zealand 63.79%
Qatar 63.68%
Denmark 61.00%
United Kingdom 56.36%
Austria 56.09%
Norway 55.68%
Bahamas 55.38%
Sweden 55.34%
Guam 55.07%
Malta 54.12%
Finland 53.90%
UAE 53.41%
United States 52.37%
Germany 51.40%
Uruguay 48.88%
Japan 48.85%
Channel Islands 48.48%
Ireland 47.02%
Israel 46.85%
Macao 46.61%
New Caledonia 46.42%
Barbados 45.34%
Panama 44.82%
Estonia 44.29%
Singapore 42.44%
Hong Kong 41.59%
Bahrain 41.17%
Trinidad and Tobago 40.04%
Cyprus 39.61%
French Polynesia 39.49%
Argentina 38.44%
Brunei 38.24%
Lithuania 37.61%
France 37.60%
Oman 37.22%
Latvia 36.28%
Poland 35.81%
Slovenia 35.81%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 35.13%
Luxembourg 34.80%
Portugal 34.58%
Croatia 34.07%
Spain 33.55%
Chile 32.39%
Hungary 32.03%
Belgium 30.91%
Slovak Republic 29.77%
Czech Republic 29.71%
South Korea 28.09%
Kuwait 26.27%
Italy 26.04%
Greece 23.40%
Puerto Rico 19.85%
Saudi Arabia 19.06%
Uruguay Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 48.88% -0.16%
2018 49.04% -0.48%
2017 49.52% -1.52%
2016 51.04% -1.16%
2015 52.20% -1.46%
2014 53.66% -0.49%
2013 54.15% 0.38%
2012 53.77% -1.10%
2011 54.87% -0.41%
2010 55.28% 0.25%
2009 55.03% -0.33%
2008 55.36% -0.73%
2007 56.09% 1.41%
2006 54.68% 1.08%
2005 53.60% 0.20%
2004 53.40% -0.20%
2003 53.60% -2.65%
2002 56.25% -4.56%
2001 60.81% 2.05%
2000 58.76% 0.34%
1999 58.42% -2.10%
1998 60.52% -0.05%
1997 60.57% -0.02%
1996 60.59% -0.07%
1995 60.66% 0.52%
1994 60.14% 3.03%
1993 57.11% -0.45%
1992 57.56% 1.01%
1991 56.55% -0.95%
1990 57.50% -0.95%