Egypt 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.
  • Egypt labor force participation rate for 2021 was 21.02%, a 0.44% increase from 2020.
  • Egypt labor force participation rate for 2020 was 20.58%, a 1.09% decline from 2019.
  • Egypt labor force participation rate for 2019 was 21.67%, a 1.95% decline from 2018.
  • Egypt labor force participation rate for 2018 was 23.63%, a 4.3% 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%
Egypt Labor Force Participation Rate - Historical Data
Year Participation Rate for Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 21.02% 0.44%
2020 20.58% -1.09%
2019 21.67% -1.95%
2018 23.63% -4.30%
2017 27.92% -2.55%
2016 30.47% -0.72%
2015 31.19% -2.63%
2014 33.83% -0.66%
2013 34.49% 0.89%
2012 33.60% 0.14%
2011 33.46% -1.21%
2010 34.66% -0.60%
2009 35.26% -0.12%
2008 35.39% 1.80%
2007 33.58% -0.05%
2006 33.63% 0.87%
2005 32.77% 0.88%
2004 31.89% 0.88%
2003 31.01% 0.89%
2002 30.12% 1.88%
2001 28.24% -2.81%
2000 31.05% -2.92%
1999 33.97% 3.75%
1998 30.21% -1.07%
1997 31.28% -1.09%
1996 32.37% -1.11%
1995 33.48% 0.31%
1994 33.16% 0.66%
1993 32.51% 0.82%
1992 31.69% 1.29%
1991 30.40% 0.04%
1990 30.36% 0.04%