Germany 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.
  • Germany labor force participation rate for 2021 was 55.34%, a 3.42% increase from 2020.
  • Germany labor force participation rate for 2020 was 51.92%, a 0.46% increase from 2019.
  • Germany labor force participation rate for 2019 was 51.46%, a 1.16% increase from 2018.
  • Germany labor force participation rate for 2018 was 50.30%, a 0.43% increase 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%
Germany Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 55.34% 3.42%
2020 51.92% 0.46%
2019 51.46% 1.16%
2018 50.30% 0.43%
2017 49.87% 0.64%
2016 49.24% 0.39%
2015 48.85% -1.09%
2014 49.94% -0.92%
2013 50.86% 0.15%
2012 50.71% -1.70%
2011 52.41% 1.12%
2010 51.29% -0.46%
2009 51.75% -0.40%
2008 52.16% 0.62%
2007 51.53% 1.09%
2006 50.45% 0.83%
2005 49.62% 2.13%
2004 47.49% -2.01%
2003 49.50% -0.54%
2002 50.04% -0.38%
2001 50.42% -0.01%
2000 50.42% -0.36%
1999 50.78% 0.77%
1998 50.01% 0.32%
1997 49.69% -0.71%
1996 50.40% -2.08%
1995 52.48% -2.44%
1994 54.92% -1.30%
1993 56.22% -2.08%
1992 58.30% -2.14%
1991 60.44% -0.21%
1990 60.65% -0.21%