Virgin Islands (U.S.) 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.
  • Virgin Islands (U.S.) labor force participation rate for 2019 was 35.13%, a 0.37% decline from 2018.
  • Virgin Islands (U.S.) labor force participation rate for 2018 was 35.50%, a 0.38% decline from 2017.
  • Virgin Islands (U.S.) labor force participation rate for 2017 was 35.88%, a 0.15% decline from 2016.
  • Virgin Islands (U.S.) labor force participation rate for 2016 was 36.03%, a 0.26% 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%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 35.13% -0.37%
2018 35.50% -0.38%
2017 35.88% -0.15%
2016 36.03% -0.26%
2015 36.29% -0.27%
2014 36.56% -0.09%
2013 36.65% 0.29%
2012 36.36% 0.80%
2011 35.56% -0.01%
2010 35.57% -1.05%
2009 36.62% -0.85%
2008 37.47% -1.35%
2007 38.82% -1.33%
2006 40.15% -0.98%
2005 41.13% -0.63%
2004 41.76% -0.20%
2003 41.96% 0.27%
2002 41.69% 0.32%
2001 41.37% 0.14%
2000 41.23% -1.12%
1999 42.35% -1.19%
1998 43.54% -1.13%
1997 44.67% -0.94%
1996 45.61% -0.59%
1995 46.20% -0.59%
1994 46.79% -0.42%
1993 47.21% -0.06%
1992 47.27% 0.04%
1991 47.23% 0.12%
1990 47.11% 0.12%