North Macedonia 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.
  • North Macedonia labor force participation rate for 2022 was 28.41%, a 0.35% increase from 2021.
  • North Macedonia labor force participation rate for 2021 was 28.06%, a 2.85% decline from 2020.
  • North Macedonia labor force participation rate for 2020 was 30.91%, a 1.14% decline from 2019.
  • North Macedonia labor force participation rate for 2019 was 32.05%, a 0.59% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
St. Lucia 59.26%
Brazil 56.39%
Peru 55.95%
Paraguay 55.91%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 53.22%
Guatemala 51.60%
Belize 49.54%
China 48.42%
Maldives 47.24%
Azerbaijan 46.59%
Ecuador 45.87%
Dominican Republic 45.81%
Colombia 44.45%
Malaysia 44.44%
Mexico 44.37%
Guyana 44.06%
Turkey 43.85%
Samoa 43.43%
Costa Rica 42.97%
Kazakhstan 42.24%
Belarus 41.96%
Cuba 41.17%
Fiji 39.26%
Thailand 39.14%
Botswana 38.81%
Armenia 38.25%
Lebanon 35.53%
Suriname 34.40%
Albania 34.16%
Serbia 32.72%
Jamaica 32.72%
Mauritius 32.30%
Montenegro 30.26%
South Africa 29.82%
Turkmenistan 29.44%
Russia 29.16%
Bosnia 28.50%
North Macedonia 28.41%
Equatorial Guinea 28.13%
Tonga 28.06%
Namibia 27.71%
Iraq 26.32%
Venezuela 26.13%
Jordan 25.80%
Romania 25.50%
Algeria 22.78%
Bulgaria 22.20%
Iran 21.97%
Gabon 18.04%
Libya 16.78%
American Samoa 0.00%
Marshall Islands 0.00%
Nauru 0.00%
Dominica 0.00%
Grenada 0.00%
Tuvalu 0.00%
North Macedonia Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 28.41% 0.35%
2021 28.06% -2.85%
2020 30.91% -1.14%
2019 32.05% 0.59%
2018 31.46% -1.30%
2017 32.76% 1.26%
2016 31.50% -1.56%
2015 33.06% 0.71%
2014 32.35% -0.89%
2013 33.24% -0.09%
2012 33.33% 1.15%
2011 32.18% -0.18%
2010 32.36% -2.62%
2009 34.98% -0.88%
2008 35.86% -0.12%
2007 35.98% 0.24%
2006 35.74% 2.39%
2005 33.35% -0.96%
2004 34.31% -0.98%
2003 35.29% -0.33%
2002 35.62% -0.99%
2001 36.61% -1.00%
2000 37.61% -1.19%
1999 38.80% -2.08%
1998 40.88% -2.11%
1997 42.99% -0.27%
1996 43.26% -0.29%
1995 43.55% -0.29%
1994 43.85% -0.30%
1993 44.14% -0.29%
1992 44.44% -0.29%
1991 44.73% 44.73%
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%