Botswana 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.
  • Botswana labor force participation rate for 2019 was 43.62%, a 0.77% decline from 2018.
  • Botswana labor force participation rate for 2018 was 44.39%, a 0.77% decline from 2017.
  • Botswana labor force participation rate for 2017 was 45.16%, a 0.66% decline from 2016.
  • Botswana labor force participation rate for 2016 was 45.82%, a 0.45% 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%
Botswana Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 43.62% -0.77%
2018 44.39% -0.77%
2017 45.16% -0.66%
2016 45.82% -0.45%
2015 46.27% -0.07%
2014 46.34% 0.08%
2013 46.26% 2.60%
2012 43.66% 2.56%
2011 41.10% 2.48%
2010 38.62% -0.90%
2009 39.52% -0.89%
2008 40.41% -0.90%
2007 41.31% -0.88%
2006 42.19% 0.49%
2005 41.70% 0.51%
2004 41.19% 0.57%
2003 40.62% 0.62%
2002 40.00% 0.61%
2001 39.39% 0.56%
2000 38.83% -1.46%
1999 40.29% -1.50%
1998 41.79% -1.00%
1997 42.79% -0.92%
1996 43.71% -0.73%
1995 44.44% -0.83%
1994 45.27% -0.69%
1993 45.96% -0.57%
1992 46.53% -0.55%
1991 47.08% -0.62%
1990 47.70% -0.62%