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 2021 was 35.40%, a 0.83% decline from 2020.
  • Botswana labor force participation rate for 2020 was 36.23%, a 1.61% increase from 2019.
  • Botswana labor force participation rate for 2019 was 34.63%, a 0.45% decline from 2018.
  • Botswana labor force participation rate for 2018 was 35.08%, a 0.46% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Peru 59.45%
Paraguay 59.39%
St. Lucia 54.97%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 52.32%
Brazil 51.64%
Guatemala 49.17%
Colombia 48.69%
China 48.07%
Maldives 46.42%
Guyana 46.39%
Belarus 45.74%
Malaysia 44.97%
Mexico 44.82%
Ecuador 44.31%
Belize 44.14%
Costa Rica 44.04%
Dominican Republic 42.78%
Turkey 41.48%
Azerbaijan 40.67%
Kazakhstan 40.38%
Thailand 39.63%
Mauritius 38.68%
Fiji 38.14%
Suriname 36.53%
Bosnia 36.07%
Cuba 35.89%
Botswana 35.40%
Armenia 35.36%
Albania 34.68%
Montenegro 34.49%
Venezuela 33.13%
Russia 32.54%
Samoa 32.27%
Jamaica 31.95%
North Macedonia 30.15%
Serbia 29.89%
Romania 28.57%
Namibia 28.45%
Lebanon 28.39%
Equatorial Guinea 27.43%
Iraq 26.99%
Turkmenistan 26.41%
Jordan 25.04%
Tonga 24.50%
Iran 24.29%
Algeria 22.83%
South Africa 22.43%
Bulgaria 20.70%
Gabon 16.66%
Libya 16.20%
Botswana Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 35.40% -0.83%
2020 36.23% 1.61%
2019 34.63% -0.45%
2018 35.08% -0.46%
2017 35.54% -0.47%
2016 36.00% -0.47%
2015 36.48% -0.48%
2014 36.95% -0.49%
2013 37.44% -0.50%
2012 37.94% -0.51%
2011 38.45% -0.52%
2010 38.97% -1.08%
2009 40.05% -0.73%
2008 40.78% -0.72%
2007 41.50% -0.70%
2006 42.20% 0.50%
2005 41.71% 0.51%
2004 41.20% 0.52%
2003 40.68% 0.52%
2002 40.16% 0.53%
2001 39.63% 0.54%
2000 39.08% -1.10%
1999 40.19% -1.09%
1998 41.28% -1.15%
1997 42.43% -0.95%
1996 43.38% -0.81%
1995 44.19% -0.92%
1994 45.11% -0.83%
1993 45.94% -0.75%
1992 46.69% -0.71%
1991 47.40% -0.67%
1990 48.07% -0.67%