Belize 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.
  • Belize labor force participation rate for 2019 was 49.79%, a 0.06% increase from 2018.
  • Belize labor force participation rate for 2018 was 49.73%, a 0.01% decline from 2017.
  • Belize labor force participation rate for 2017 was 49.74%, a 1.01% increase from 2016.
  • Belize labor force participation rate for 2016 was 48.73%, a 1.1% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Belize Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 49.79% 0.06%
2018 49.73% -0.01%
2017 49.74% 1.01%
2016 48.73% 1.10%
2015 47.63% -1.23%
2014 48.86% 1.17%
2013 47.69% -0.35%
2012 48.04% -0.37%
2011 48.41% -0.40%
2010 48.81% -0.45%
2009 49.26% -0.54%
2008 49.80% -0.61%
2007 50.41% -0.65%
2006 51.06% -0.61%
2005 51.67% 0.19%
2004 51.48% 0.30%
2003 51.18% 0.35%
2002 50.83% 0.28%
2001 50.55% 0.17%
2000 50.38% 0.22%
1999 50.16% 0.16%
1998 50.00% 0.15%
1997 49.85% 0.22%
1996 49.63% -0.29%
1995 49.92% -0.71%
1994 50.63% -0.24%
1993 50.87% -0.51%
1992 51.38% -0.77%
1991 52.15% -0.74%
1990 52.89% -0.74%