Guatemala 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.
  • Guatemala labor force participation rate for 2022 was 49.69%, a 0.96% increase from 2021.
  • Guatemala labor force participation rate for 2021 was 48.73%, a 0.61% increase from 2020.
  • Guatemala labor force participation rate for 2020 was 48.11%, a 3.3% decline from 2019.
  • Guatemala labor force participation rate for 2019 was 51.41%, a 1% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
St. Lucia 58.00%
Brazil 56.76%
Paraguay 56.37%
Peru 55.60%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 51.75%
Maldives 50.33%
Guatemala 49.69%
China 48.33%
Dominican Republic 47.04%
Ecuador 46.52%
Colombia 46.02%
Belize 45.23%
Mexico 44.51%
Malaysia 43.49%
Azerbaijan 43.41%
Samoa 43.34%
Guyana 43.03%
Turkey 42.74%
Belarus 42.70%
Costa Rica 42.64%
Kazakhstan 40.84%
Armenia 40.40%
Thailand 39.80%
Mauritius 39.31%
Cuba 39.25%
Fiji 38.00%
Lebanon 36.75%
Botswana 35.79%
Suriname 35.65%
Jamaica 34.93%
Albania 34.42%
Montenegro 33.23%
Bosnia 32.36%
South Africa 29.75%
Serbia 29.32%
Namibia 29.18%
Tonga 28.30%
North Macedonia 28.24%
Venezuela 27.89%
Equatorial Guinea 27.58%
Iraq 27.20%
Romania 25.90%
Turkmenistan 25.52%
Jordan 25.14%
Iran 24.43%
Algeria 23.51%
Bulgaria 21.26%
Gabon 17.49%
Libya 16.44%
Guatemala Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 49.69% 0.96%
2021 48.73% 0.61%
2020 48.11% -3.30%
2019 51.41% -1.00%
2018 52.41% -0.06%
2017 52.47% -0.04%
2016 52.52% 0.29%
2015 52.23% 0.63%
2014 51.60% 1.76%
2013 49.84% -8.09%
2012 57.93% 4.67%
2011 53.26% 2.24%
2010 51.02% -0.68%
2009 51.70% -0.68%
2008 52.39% -0.68%
2007 53.07% -0.68%
2006 53.75% -0.68%
2005 54.43% -0.68%
2004 55.11% -0.06%
2003 55.17% -0.02%
2002 55.19% -0.08%
2001 55.27% 0.00%
2000 55.27% -0.06%
1999 55.33% -0.08%
1998 55.41% -0.14%
1997 55.55% -0.11%
1996 55.65% -0.03%
1995 55.68% -0.13%
1994 55.81% -0.08%
1993 55.89% -0.07%
1992 55.96% -0.12%
1991 56.08% -0.05%
1990 56.13% -0.05%