Belize 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.
  • Belize labor force participation rate for 2022 was 45.23%, a 0.56% increase from 2021.
  • Belize labor force participation rate for 2021 was 44.67%, a 0.43% increase from 2020.
  • Belize labor force participation rate for 2020 was 44.24%, a 2.41% decline from 2019.
  • Belize labor force participation rate for 2019 was 46.65%, a 0.33% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
St. Lucia 58.00%
Brazil 56.76%
Paraguay 56.37%
Peru 55.60%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 51.75%
Maldives 50.33%
Guatemala 49.69%
China 48.33%
Dominican Republic 47.04%
Ecuador 46.52%
Colombia 46.02%
Belize 45.23%
Mexico 44.51%
Malaysia 43.49%
Azerbaijan 43.41%
Samoa 43.34%
Guyana 43.03%
Turkey 42.74%
Belarus 42.70%
Costa Rica 42.64%
Kazakhstan 40.84%
Armenia 40.40%
Thailand 39.80%
Mauritius 39.31%
Cuba 39.25%
Fiji 38.00%
Lebanon 36.75%
Botswana 35.79%
Suriname 35.65%
Jamaica 34.93%
Albania 34.42%
Montenegro 33.23%
Bosnia 32.36%
South Africa 29.75%
Serbia 29.32%
Namibia 29.18%
Tonga 28.30%
North Macedonia 28.24%
Venezuela 27.89%
Equatorial Guinea 27.58%
Iraq 27.20%
Romania 25.90%
Turkmenistan 25.52%
Jordan 25.14%
Iran 24.43%
Algeria 23.51%
Bulgaria 21.26%
Gabon 17.49%
Libya 16.44%
Belize Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 45.23% 0.56%
2021 44.67% 0.43%
2020 44.24% -2.41%
2019 46.65% -0.33%
2018 46.98% -0.27%
2017 47.24% 0.55%
2016 46.70% -0.77%
2015 47.47% -0.77%
2014 48.24% 2.12%
2013 46.13% -0.02%
2012 46.15% -0.02%
2011 46.17% -0.01%
2010 46.18% -0.04%
2009 46.22% -0.07%
2008 46.29% -0.06%
2007 46.35% -0.06%
2006 46.41% -0.07%
2005 46.48% -0.07%
2004 46.55% -0.07%
2003 46.62% -0.07%
2002 46.69% -0.05%
2001 46.74% -0.06%
2000 46.80% -0.10%
1999 46.90% -0.14%
1998 47.04% -0.15%
1997 47.19% -0.11%
1996 47.30% -0.06%
1995 47.36% -0.02%
1994 47.37% -0.18%
1993 47.55% -0.10%
1992 47.66% -0.06%
1991 47.72% -0.19%
1990 47.91% -0.19%