Switzerland 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.
  • Switzerland labor force participation rate for 2021 was 64.61%, a 0.42% decline from 2020.
  • Switzerland labor force participation rate for 2020 was 65.03%, a 1.45% decline from 2019.
  • Switzerland labor force participation rate for 2019 was 66.48%, a 1.51% decline from 2018.
  • Switzerland labor force participation rate for 2018 was 67.99%, a 0.67% 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%
Switzerland Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 64.61% -0.42%
2020 65.03% -1.45%
2019 66.48% -1.51%
2018 67.99% -0.67%
2017 68.67% 0.31%
2016 68.35% 0.83%
2015 67.53% -0.38%
2014 67.90% -0.11%
2013 68.01% 0.43%
2012 67.58% -0.95%
2011 68.53% 0.41%
2010 68.12% 0.81%
2009 67.30% 0.17%
2008 67.14% -0.27%
2007 67.41% -1.20%
2006 68.61% 2.94%
2005 65.67% -1.39%
2004 67.06% -2.30%
2003 69.35% 0.09%
2002 69.26% 1.49%
2001 67.77% -0.66%
2000 68.43% -0.54%
1999 68.97% 1.54%
1998 67.43% 0.15%
1997 67.28% -0.56%
1996 67.85% 1.66%
1995 66.19% -1.80%
1994 67.98% -4.51%
1993 72.49% 1.75%
1992 70.74% -0.86%
1991 71.60% 1.03%
1990 70.58% 1.03%