Bulgaria 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.
  • Bulgaria labor force participation rate for 2019 was 24.33%, a 0.06% decline from 2018.
  • Bulgaria labor force participation rate for 2018 was 24.39%, a 2.51% decline from 2017.
  • Bulgaria labor force participation rate for 2017 was 26.90%, a 2.47% increase from 2016.
  • Bulgaria labor force participation rate for 2016 was 24.43%, a 1.84% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Peru 62.52%
Paraguay 59.79%
St. Lucia 59.59%
Maldives 58.62%
Brazil 56.57%
Guatemala 53.32%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 52.48%
Colombia 50.91%
Belize 49.79%
Guyana 48.36%
Dominican Republic 47.09%
Costa Rica 46.36%
Mexico 45.69%
Ecuador 45.63%
China 45.55%
Turkey 44.96%
Belarus 44.62%
Botswana 43.62%
Azerbaijan 43.26%
Malaysia 42.63%
Mauritius 41.79%
Thailand 40.30%
Turkmenistan 40.15%
Kazakhstan 38.84%
Fiji 38.50%
Montenegro 37.12%
Albania 36.72%
Cuba 36.24%
Bosnia 35.15%
Jamaica 34.95%
Venezuela 34.09%
Armenia 33.87%
Russia 32.24%
North Macedonia 31.86%
Samoa 31.59%
Equatorial Guinea 30.98%
Romania 30.18%
Lebanon 30.10%
Namibia 29.31%
Serbia 28.85%
Iran 28.33%
Iraq 27.30%
Algeria 26.87%
Suriname 26.65%
South Africa 25.60%
Tonga 25.39%
Bulgaria 24.33%
Jordan 23.03%
Gabon 18.46%
Libya 16.70%
Bulgaria Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 24.33% -0.06%
2018 24.39% -2.51%
2017 26.90% 2.47%
2016 24.43% -1.84%
2015 26.27% -0.81%
2014 27.08% -2.26%
2013 29.34% -0.85%
2012 30.19% 0.89%
2011 29.30% -2.08%
2010 31.38% -1.05%
2009 32.43% -0.99%
2008 33.42% 1.86%
2007 31.56% 0.17%
2006 31.39% 1.55%
2005 29.84% -1.34%
2004 31.18% 0.73%
2003 30.45% -2.61%
2002 33.06% -2.81%
2001 35.87% 5.12%
2000 30.75% -2.11%
1999 32.86% -2.02%
1998 34.88% -1.96%
1997 36.84% -1.97%
1996 38.81% -2.03%
1995 40.84% -2.09%
1994 42.93% -2.08%
1993 45.01% -2.05%
1992 47.06% 1.42%
1991 45.64% 1.62%
1990 44.02% 1.62%