Bahamas 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.
  • Bahamas labor force participation rate for 2021 was 50.89%, a 3.07% increase from 2020.
  • Bahamas labor force participation rate for 2020 was 47.82%, a 6.85% decline from 2019.
  • Bahamas labor force participation rate for 2019 was 54.66%, a 0.12% decline from 2018.
  • Bahamas labor force participation rate for 2018 was 54.78%, a 0.1% 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%
Bahamas Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 50.89% 3.07%
2020 47.82% -6.85%
2019 54.66% -0.12%
2018 54.78% -0.10%
2017 54.88% -0.04%
2016 54.92% -0.03%
2015 54.95% -0.02%
2014 54.97% 0.00%
2013 54.97% -1.33%
2012 56.30% 1.73%
2011 54.57% -0.41%
2010 54.98% -0.49%
2009 55.47% -0.08%
2008 55.55% -0.16%
2007 55.71% -0.35%
2006 56.06% -0.40%
2005 56.46% -0.46%
2004 56.93% -0.27%
2003 57.19% -0.13%
2002 57.33% 0.04%
2001 57.29% -0.34%
2000 57.63% -0.48%
1999 58.11% 0.32%
1998 57.79% 0.47%
1997 57.32% 0.66%
1996 56.65% -0.37%
1995 57.03% -0.28%
1994 57.31% -0.08%
1993 57.39% -0.09%
1992 57.48% -0.11%
1991 57.59% -0.12%
1990 57.71% -0.12%