Maldives 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.
  • Maldives labor force participation rate for 2022 was 50.33%, a 1.11% increase from 2021.
  • Maldives labor force participation rate for 2021 was 49.22%, a 0.67% increase from 2020.
  • Maldives labor force participation rate for 2020 was 48.55%, a 4.29% decline from 2019.
  • Maldives labor force participation rate for 2019 was 52.84%, a 0.98% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Maldives Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 50.33% 1.11%
2021 49.22% 0.67%
2020 48.55% -4.29%
2019 52.84% 0.98%
2018 51.86% 1.00%
2017 50.86% 1.03%
2016 49.83% 1.16%
2015 48.66% 1.16%
2014 47.50% 1.16%
2013 46.35% 1.15%
2012 45.19% 1.14%
2011 44.05% 1.13%
2010 42.92% 1.12%
2009 41.81% 0.32%
2008 41.48% 0.32%
2007 41.17% 0.31%
2006 40.86% 0.31%
2005 40.55% 0.30%
2004 40.25% 0.30%
2003 39.95% 0.31%
2002 39.64% 0.31%
2001 39.34% 0.31%
2000 39.03% 0.33%
1999 38.70% 0.33%
1998 38.37% 0.33%
1997 38.04% 0.33%
1996 37.71% 0.32%
1995 37.39% -0.56%
1994 37.95% -0.56%
1993 38.51% -0.56%
1992 39.07% -0.57%
1991 39.63% -0.57%
1990 40.20% -0.57%