Vietnam 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.
  • Vietnam labor force participation rate for 2019 was 55.95%, a 1.38% decline from 2018.
  • Vietnam labor force participation rate for 2018 was 57.33%, a 1.53% decline from 2017.
  • Vietnam labor force participation rate for 2017 was 58.86%, a 0.07% increase from 2016.
  • Vietnam labor force participation rate for 2016 was 58.79%, a 1.84% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Solomon Islands 70.49%
Cambodia 70.43%
Lao PDR 58.87%
Honduras 57.95%
Angola 56.18%
Vietnam 55.95%
Vanuatu 55.17%
Cameroon 54.83%
Zambia 53.29%
Nicaragua 50.97%
Bolivia 49.92%
Indonesia 47.88%
Myanmar 45.96%
Uzbekistan 43.66%
El Salvador 43.37%
Lesotho 43.03%
Kenya 42.49%
Congo, Rep. 42.10%
Bangladesh 41.97%
Pakistan 41.62%
Timor-Leste 41.50%
Ghana 41.06%
Georgia 39.42%
Djibouti 39.31%
Kyrgyz Republic 37.31%
Philippines 36.52%
Mongolia 35.21%
Papua New Guinea 35.08%
Cabo Verde 34.50%
Sao Tome and Principe 34.33%
Nigeria 33.73%
Ukraine 32.02%
Bhutan 31.50%
West Bank and Gaza 30.32%
Sri Lanka 30.06%
Tunisia 28.68%
India 27.06%
Sudan 26.70%
Morocco 26.48%
Eswatini 25.11%
Egypt 24.39%
Mauritania 22.26%
Moldova 18.41%
Vietnam Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 55.95% -1.38%
2018 57.33% -1.53%
2017 58.86% 0.07%
2016 58.79% -1.84%
2015 60.63% 0.78%
2014 59.85% 0.20%
2013 59.65% 2.42%
2012 57.23% -0.52%
2011 57.75% -1.46%
2010 59.21% -1.08%
2009 60.29% -0.41%
2008 60.70% -0.53%
2007 61.23% -0.73%
2006 61.96% -0.70%
2005 62.66% -0.76%
2004 63.42% -0.76%
2003 64.18% -0.69%
2002 64.87% -0.63%
2001 65.50% -0.62%
2000 66.12% -0.69%
1999 66.81% -0.46%
1998 67.27% -0.57%
1997 67.84% -0.78%
1996 68.62% -0.85%
1995 69.47% -0.81%
1994 70.28% -0.68%
1993 70.96% -0.56%
1992 71.52% -0.60%
1991 72.12% -0.35%
1990 72.47% -0.35%