Benin Labor Force Participation Rate 1990-2022

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.
  • Benin labor force participation rate for 2021 was 41.64%, a 0.35% increase from 2020.
  • Benin labor force participation rate for 2020 was 41.29%, a 0.75% decline from 2019.
  • Benin labor force participation rate for 2019 was 42.05%, a 0.31% decline from 2018.
  • Benin labor force participation rate for 2018 was 42.35%, a 0.28% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
North Korea 75.49%
Zimbabwe 74.72%
Madagascar 71.83%
Tanzania 71.76%
Nepal 70.70%
Ethiopia 69.08%
Eritrea 66.17%
Rwanda 63.19%
Niger 62.93%
Mozambique 61.49%
Malawi 60.53%
Mali 58.92%
South Sudan 58.77%
Central African Republic 55.37%
Liberia 53.37%
Burundi 52.35%
Guinea-Bissau 52.28%
Burkina Faso 50.62%
Uganda 48.67%
Guinea 42.18%
Benin 41.64%
Gambia 38.97%
Chad 37.75%
Democratic Republic of Congo 36.14%
Haiti 34.38%
Afghanistan 33.74%
Senegal 26.96%
Syrian Arab Republic 26.75%
Sierra Leone 26.59%
Yemen 25.48%
Togo 25.14%
Tajikistan 24.94%
Somalia 15.98%
Comoros 13.53%
Benin Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 41.64% 0.35%
2020 41.29% -0.75%
2019 42.05% -0.31%
2018 42.35% -0.28%
2017 42.63% -0.26%
2016 42.89% -0.24%
2015 43.13% -0.29%
2014 43.42% -0.22%
2013 43.64% -0.19%
2012 43.83% -0.17%
2011 44.00% -1.58%
2010 45.58% -1.58%
2009 47.16% -1.59%
2008 48.75% -1.60%
2007 50.35% -1.60%
2006 51.95% -1.60%
2005 53.55% -1.60%
2004 55.15% -1.60%
2003 56.74% -1.59%
2002 58.33% -0.82%
2001 59.16% -0.82%
2000 59.98% -0.82%
1999 60.80% -0.81%
1998 61.61% -0.81%
1997 62.42% -0.81%
1996 63.24% -0.81%
1995 64.05% -0.81%
1994 64.86% -0.81%
1993 65.67% -0.80%
1992 66.47% -0.08%
1991 66.55% 0.02%
1990 66.53% 0.02%