France Labor Force Participation Rate 1990-2024

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.
  • France labor force participation rate for 2022 was 40.39%, a 0.68% increase from 2021.
  • France labor force participation rate for 2021 was 39.71%, a 4.07% increase from 2020.
  • France labor force participation rate for 2020 was 35.64%, a 1.15% decline from 2019.
  • France labor force participation rate for 2019 was 36.79%, a 0.72% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Iceland 78.63%
Netherlands 72.22%
Australia 70.90%
New Zealand 66.18%
Switzerland 65.41%
Qatar 65.04%
Canada 64.39%
Norway 63.85%
Denmark 61.49%
Austria 57.04%
Sweden 56.75%
Malta 56.59%
Ireland 54.81%
Finland 53.68%
Germany 53.47%
United Kingdom 51.59%
United States 50.55%
Bahamas 50.08%
Japan 49.19%
Channel Islands 49.02%
UAE 47.75%
Estonia 46.11%
Panama 45.41%
Guam 44.99%
Uruguay 44.93%
Israel 44.61%
Macao 43.05%
Barbados 42.99%
Cyprus 41.49%
Bahrain 41.35%
France 40.39%
Brunei 39.74%
French Polynesia 38.61%
Oman 37.93%
Singapore 37.08%
Trinidad and Tobago 37.04%
Lithuania 36.99%
Argentina 36.81%
Slovenia 36.16%
New Caledonia 36.12%
Croatia 35.79%
Latvia 35.66%
Hong Kong 35.07%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 33.27%
Spain 33.13%
Luxembourg 32.37%
Poland 31.42%
Belgium 30.83%
Hungary 30.37%
Portugal 30.33%
Chile 29.16%
South Korea 29.00%
Czech Republic 28.11%
Slovak Republic 27.38%
Italy 26.11%
Kuwait 25.64%
Puerto Rico 23.40%
Greece 22.67%
Saudi Arabia 20.70%
France Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 40.39% 0.68%
2021 39.71% 4.07%
2020 35.64% -1.15%
2019 36.79% -0.72%
2018 37.50% 0.62%
2017 36.89% -0.15%
2016 37.04% -0.15%
2015 37.19% 0.74%
2014 36.45% -0.92%
2013 37.37% -0.03%
2012 37.40% -0.52%
2011 37.92% -0.98%
2010 38.90% -0.65%
2009 39.55% 1.07%
2008 38.48% 0.07%
2007 38.41% 0.34%
2006 38.07% 0.01%
2005 38.06% 1.37%
2004 36.70% -0.44%
2003 37.14% 0.25%
2002 36.88% 1.14%
2001 35.75% 0.27%
2000 35.48% -0.33%
1999 35.81% 1.86%
1998 33.95% 0.04%
1997 33.91% -1.05%
1996 34.96% -0.53%
1995 35.49% -0.90%
1994 36.39% -1.64%
1993 38.04% -1.45%
1992 39.48% -0.43%
1991 39.91% -4.66%
1990 44.57% -4.66%