Burkina Faso 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.
  • Burkina Faso labor force participation rate for 2021 was 50.62%, a 0.39% increase from 2020.
  • Burkina Faso labor force participation rate for 2020 was 50.23%, a 0.84% decline from 2019.
  • Burkina Faso labor force participation rate for 2019 was 51.06%, a 0.27% decline from 2018.
  • Burkina Faso labor force participation rate for 2018 was 51.34%, a 0.22% 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%
Burkina Faso Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 50.62% 0.39%
2020 50.23% -0.84%
2019 51.06% -0.27%
2018 51.34% -0.22%
2017 51.56% -0.20%
2016 51.76% -0.18%
2015 51.94% -0.20%
2014 52.15% -1.83%
2013 53.98% -1.82%
2012 55.79% -1.80%
2011 57.59% -1.78%
2010 59.37% -1.74%
2009 61.11% -1.71%
2008 62.82% -1.68%
2007 64.49% -1.64%
2006 66.13% -1.02%
2005 67.15% -1.00%
2004 68.15% -0.98%
2003 69.14% -0.96%
2002 70.10% -0.94%
2001 71.04% -0.92%
2000 71.97% -0.89%
1999 72.86% -0.87%
1998 73.73% -0.85%
1997 74.58% -0.83%
1996 75.41% -0.82%
1995 76.23% -0.79%
1994 77.02% -0.77%
1993 77.79% -0.76%
1992 78.55% -0.74%
1991 79.29% 0.22%
1990 79.08% 0.22%