Bangladesh 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.
  • Bangladesh labor force participation rate for 2022 was 40.14%, a 0.3% increase from 2021.
  • Bangladesh labor force participation rate for 2021 was 39.84%, a 0.02% decline from 2020.
  • Bangladesh labor force participation rate for 2020 was 39.86%, a 0.77% decline from 2019.
  • Bangladesh labor force participation rate for 2019 was 40.63%, a 0.04% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Solomon Islands 69.80%
Cambodia 58.90%
Angola 56.20%
Honduras 54.65%
Vanuatu 54.33%
Nicaragua 50.85%
Cameroon 47.49%
Lao PDR 47.45%
Bolivia 45.88%
Indonesia 45.44%
Vietnam 44.43%
Pakistan 44.00%
Lesotho 42.50%
Kenya 42.26%
Ghana 41.84%
El Salvador 41.78%
Republic of Congo 41.77%
Bangladesh 40.14%
Timor-Leste 39.03%
Georgia 38.13%
Zambia 38.02%
Kyrgyz Republic 36.69%
Uzbekistan 35.75%
Papua New Guinea 34.44%
Sao Tome and Principe 33.66%
Philippines 32.94%
Cabo Verde 30.75%
Sri Lanka 30.18%
West Bank and Gaza 29.87%
Tunisia 28.89%
Mongolia 28.89%
India 28.04%
Bhutan 27.88%
Morocco 27.10%
Sudan 26.49%
Nigeria 25.09%
Eswatini 23.78%
Egypt 23.34%
Mauritania 20.33%
Moldova 18.44%
Djibouti 13.75%
Bangladesh Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 40.14% 0.30%
2021 39.84% -0.02%
2020 39.86% -0.77%
2019 40.63% 0.04%
2018 40.59% 0.12%
2017 40.47% 2.42%
2016 38.04% -0.83%
2015 38.87% -0.84%
2014 39.71% -0.85%
2013 40.56% -0.85%
2012 41.41% -0.86%
2011 42.27% -0.86%
2010 43.13% -0.87%
2009 44.00% -0.87%
2008 44.87% -0.87%
2007 45.74% -0.88%
2006 46.62% -0.44%
2005 47.06% -0.29%
2004 47.35% -0.28%
2003 47.62% -0.27%
2002 47.89% -0.29%
2001 48.18% -0.32%
2000 48.50% -0.28%
1999 48.78% -0.26%
1998 49.04% -0.26%
1997 49.30% -0.27%
1996 49.57% -0.30%
1995 49.87% -0.01%
1994 49.88% -0.03%
1993 49.90% -0.06%
1992 49.96% -0.10%
1991 50.06% -0.15%
1990 50.21% -0.15%