Egypt Labor Force Participation Rate 1960-2024

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.
  • Egypt labor force participation rate for 2022 was 23.87%, a 0.24% decline from 2021.
  • Egypt labor force participation rate for 2021 was 24.11%, a 1.34% increase from 2020.
  • Egypt labor force participation rate for 2020 was 22.76%, a 0.05% decline from 2019.
  • Egypt labor force participation rate for 2019 was 22.81%, a 1.69% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Solomon Islands 71.00%
Cambodia 57.70%
Vanuatu 55.12%
Honduras 54.01%
Angola 53.14%
Nicaragua 50.46%
Lao PDR 48.35%
Cameroon 46.51%
Indonesia 45.29%
Myanmar 44.63%
Bolivia 44.38%
Vietnam 43.72%
El Salvador 43.69%
Kyrgyz Republic 43.64%
Pakistan 43.17%
Republic of Congo 42.16%
Lesotho 41.67%
Kenya 41.12%
Ghana 41.11%
Bangladesh 39.04%
Timor-Leste 38.36%
Moldova 36.92%
Georgia 36.65%
Uzbekistan 35.02%
Zambia 34.96%
Sao Tome and Principe 33.92%
Papua New Guinea 33.79%
Philippines 33.50%
Sri Lanka 30.92%
West Bank and Gaza 30.81%
Mongolia 30.40%
Cabo Verde 28.98%
India 28.90%
Tunisia 28.02%
Sudan 26.83%
Morocco 26.77%
Bhutan 26.56%
Nigeria 24.39%
Eswatini 23.93%
Egypt 23.87%
Mauritania 19.63%
Djibouti 14.14%
Micronesia 0.00%
Ukraine 0.00%
Kosovo 0.00%
Kiribati 0.00%
Egypt Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 23.87% -0.24%
2021 24.11% 1.34%
2020 22.76% -0.05%
2019 22.81% -1.69%
2018 24.50% -4.62%
2017 29.12% -2.37%
2016 31.49% -0.69%
2015 32.17% -1.68%
2014 33.85% -0.66%
2013 34.51% 0.91%
2012 33.60% 0.08%
2011 33.52% -1.25%
2010 34.77% -0.66%
2009 35.43% -0.14%
2008 35.57% 1.83%
2007 33.74% -0.23%
2006 33.97% 0.95%
2005 33.02% 0.94%
2004 32.07% 0.94%
2003 31.14% 0.93%
2002 30.21% 1.78%
2001 28.43% -2.83%
2000 31.25% -2.95%
1999 34.20% 3.75%
1998 30.45% -1.05%
1997 31.50% -1.07%
1996 32.56% -1.08%
1995 33.65% 0.24%
1994 33.41% 0.62%
1993 32.79% 0.64%
1992 32.15% 1.52%
1991 30.63% 30.63%
1990 0.00% 0.00%
1989 0.00% 0.00%
1988 0.00% 0.00%
1987 0.00% 0.00%
1986 0.00% 0.00%
1985 0.00% 0.00%
1984 0.00% 0.00%
1983 0.00% 0.00%
1982 0.00% 0.00%
1981 0.00% 0.00%
1980 0.00% 0.00%
1979 0.00% 0.00%
1978 0.00% 0.00%
1977 0.00% 0.00%
1976 0.00% 0.00%
1975 0.00% 0.00%
1974 0.00% 0.00%
1973 0.00% 0.00%
1972 0.00% 0.00%
1971 0.00% 0.00%
1970 0.00% 0.00%
1969 0.00% 0.00%
1968 0.00% 0.00%
1967 0.00% 0.00%
1966 0.00% 0.00%
1965 0.00% 0.00%
1964 0.00% 0.00%
1963 0.00% 0.00%
1962 0.00% 0.00%
1961 0.00% 0.00%
1960 0.00% 0.00%