Yemen 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.
  • Yemen labor force participation rate for 2019 was 26.81%, a 0.01% increase from 2018.
  • Yemen labor force participation rate for 2018 was 26.80%, a 0.02% increase from 2017.
  • Yemen labor force participation rate for 2017 was 26.78%, a 0.12% increase from 2016.
  • Yemen labor force participation rate for 2016 was 26.66%, a 0.23% increase 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%
Yemen Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 26.81% 0.01%
2018 26.80% 0.02%
2017 26.78% 0.12%
2016 26.66% 0.23%
2015 26.43% 0.51%
2014 25.92% -0.86%
2013 26.78% -0.91%
2012 27.69% -1.01%
2011 28.70% -1.17%
2010 29.87% -0.44%
2009 30.31% -0.49%
2008 30.80% -0.54%
2007 31.34% -0.57%
2006 31.91% -0.61%
2005 32.52% -0.65%
2004 33.17% -0.69%
2003 33.86% -0.74%
2002 34.60% -0.76%
2001 35.36% -0.80%
2000 36.16% -0.82%
1999 36.98% 0.77%
1998 36.21% 0.76%
1997 35.45% 0.77%
1996 34.68% 0.81%
1995 33.87% 0.80%
1994 33.07% -0.10%
1993 33.17% 0.08%
1992 33.09% -0.21%
1991 33.30% -0.19%
1990 33.49% -0.19%