Bahrain 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.
  • Bahrain labor force participation rate for 2021 was 40.75%, a 2.08% increase from 2020.
  • Bahrain labor force participation rate for 2020 was 38.67%, a 3.41% decline from 2019.
  • Bahrain labor force participation rate for 2019 was 42.08%, a 0.44% decline from 2018.
  • Bahrain labor force participation rate for 2018 was 42.52%, a 0.32% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Netherlands 78.66%
Iceland 70.99%
Qatar 68.71%
Australia 68.29%
Switzerland 64.61%
New Zealand 63.20%
Canada 62.74%
Norway 61.23%
Denmark 59.86%
Austria 56.36%
United Kingdom 56.27%
Germany 55.34%
Sweden 54.01%
Finland 52.45%
Malta 51.73%
Bahamas 50.89%
United States 50.49%
Channel Islands 48.71%
Japan 48.31%
UAE 48.19%
Ireland 47.05%
Uruguay 46.00%
Macao 44.89%
Israel 44.81%
Guam 44.06%
New Caledonia 43.03%
Panama 42.99%
Barbados 42.47%
Estonia 41.25%
Bahrain 40.75%
Cyprus 40.31%
Trinidad and Tobago 39.86%
Hong Kong 39.20%
Brunei 39.18%
Singapore 39.14%
Argentina 38.71%
France 38.62%
French Polynesia 38.03%
Luxembourg 37.21%
Oman 36.20%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 35.17%
Lithuania 34.48%
Croatia 34.11%
Latvia 31.72%
Hungary 31.70%
Spain 31.36%
Poland 30.83%
Portugal 30.20%
Slovenia 29.99%
Belgium 29.45%
South Korea 28.23%
Czech Republic 26.82%
Slovak Republic 26.00%
Chile 25.60%
Kuwait 25.55%
Italy 24.76%
Saudi Arabia 23.33%
Puerto Rico 21.40%
Greece 20.22%
Bahrain Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 40.75% 2.08%
2020 38.67% -3.41%
2019 42.08% -0.44%
2018 42.52% -0.32%
2017 42.84% -0.28%
2016 43.12% -0.06%
2015 43.19% 0.91%
2014 42.27% 0.93%
2013 41.34% 0.98%
2012 40.36% 1.02%
2011 39.34% -1.69%
2010 41.02% -0.35%
2009 41.38% -0.32%
2008 41.70% -0.22%
2007 41.92% -0.06%
2006 41.98% 0.13%
2005 41.85% -0.14%
2004 41.99% -0.05%
2003 42.04% 0.05%
2002 41.99% 0.17%
2001 41.82% -0.12%
2000 41.93% -0.21%
1999 42.14% -0.22%
1998 42.36% -0.19%
1997 42.55% -0.15%
1996 42.70% -0.08%
1995 42.78% -0.33%
1994 43.11% -0.28%
1993 43.40% -0.22%
1992 43.61% 0.11%
1991 43.50% -0.41%
1990 43.91% -0.41%