Dominican Republic 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.
  • Dominican Republic labor force participation rate for 2019 was 47.09%, a 0.86% increase from 2018.
  • Dominican Republic labor force participation rate for 2018 was 46.23%, a 1.33% increase from 2017.
  • Dominican Republic labor force participation rate for 2017 was 44.90%, a 0.5% decline from 2016.
  • Dominican Republic labor force participation rate for 2016 was 45.40%, a 0.51% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Dominican Republic Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 47.09% 0.86%
2018 46.23% 1.33%
2017 44.90% -0.50%
2016 45.40% 0.51%
2015 44.89% 3.20%
2014 41.69% 0.57%
2013 41.12% -0.17%
2012 41.29% 0.39%
2011 40.90% 1.58%
2010 39.32% 1.40%
2009 37.92% -5.11%
2008 43.03% 0.77%
2007 42.26% -0.05%
2006 42.31% 0.49%
2005 41.82% -0.35%
2004 42.17% 0.73%
2003 41.44% -2.17%
2002 43.61% -0.11%
2001 43.72% -1.91%
2000 45.63% -0.26%
1999 45.89% -0.34%
1998 46.23% -0.38%
1997 46.61% -0.48%
1996 47.09% -0.33%
1995 47.42% -0.33%
1994 47.75% -0.15%
1993 47.90% -0.39%
1992 48.29% -0.54%
1991 48.83% -0.04%
1990 48.87% -0.04%