Cameroon 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.
  • Cameroon labor force participation rate for 2021 was 54.87%, a 0.52% increase from 2020.
  • Cameroon labor force participation rate for 2020 was 54.35%, a 0.94% decline from 2019.
  • Cameroon labor force participation rate for 2019 was 55.29%, a 0.37% decline from 2018.
  • Cameroon labor force participation rate for 2018 was 55.66%, a 0.33% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Participation Rate for Ages 15-24
Solomon Islands 70.82%
Cambodia 68.43%
Bolivia 57.65%
Lao PDR 57.02%
Angola 56.24%
Cameroon 54.87%
Vanuatu 54.47%
Vietnam 53.49%
Zambia 53.06%
Honduras 50.92%
Nicaragua 49.46%
Indonesia 48.33%
Ghana 43.33%
Kenya 42.07%
El Salvador 41.33%
Myanmar 40.61%
Republic of Congo 40.60%
Timor-Leste 40.17%
Lesotho 39.92%
Bangladesh 39.38%
Pakistan 38.99%
Uzbekistan 37.89%
Kyrgyz Republic 35.62%
Ukraine 35.50%
Georgia 34.47%
Papua New Guinea 34.46%
Sao Tome and Principe 33.59%
Nigeria 31.89%
Philippines 31.65%
Mongolia 31.30%
Cabo Verde 29.16%
Tunisia 28.90%
West Bank and Gaza 27.91%
Sri Lanka 26.76%
Bhutan 26.38%
Sudan 26.06%
Morocco 25.76%
India 23.68%
Eswatini 22.92%
Mauritania 21.94%
Egypt 21.02%
Moldova 16.90%
Djibouti 13.28%
Cameroon Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 54.87% 0.52%
2020 54.35% -0.94%
2019 55.29% -0.37%
2018 55.66% -0.33%
2017 55.98% -0.29%
2016 56.27% -0.23%
2015 56.51% -0.24%
2014 56.75% -0.19%
2013 56.94% -0.16%
2012 57.10% -0.14%
2011 57.24% -0.12%
2010 57.36% -3.82%
2009 61.18% -3.66%
2008 64.84% -3.47%
2007 68.31% -0.15%
2006 68.46% -0.10%
2005 68.56% -0.27%
2004 68.83% -0.22%
2003 69.04% -0.21%
2002 69.26% -0.20%
2001 69.46% -0.20%
2000 69.66% -0.36%
1999 70.02% -0.33%
1998 70.35% -0.29%
1997 70.64% -0.20%
1996 70.84% -0.11%
1995 70.95% -0.20%
1994 71.16% -0.12%
1993 71.28% -0.11%
1992 71.39% 0.01%
1991 71.38% 0.09%
1990 71.29% 0.09%